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1972 Atlanta Braves  (1971)  (1973)
75-87, 4th in NL Western Division
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 728 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-80
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .702
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 104 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 79-83   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 70-84
Manager(s): Rich McCoy (27-29), Tom Austad (48-58)

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Billy Williams       34  162  643  114  214  40   4  42  135   3   0   61   63  .333  .389  .603  150   8.9  3(0)e5    -12  
 3B  Ron Santo            32  151  529   86  160  24   1  25   80   1   3   73  103  .302  .389  .493  102   7.1  2e26        4  
 1B  Hank Aaron           38  147  513   92  119   8   1  38   85   3   2  101   89  .232  .358  .474   88   5.8  3e21      -73  
 C   Earl Williams        23  162  602   83  137  21   3  26   95   0   0   77  139  .228  .323  .402   77   4.3  4(0)e11   -67  
 OF *Vada Pinson          33  143  540   72  148  26   3   4   51  28   8   25   46  .274  .311  .356   61   4.0  3(-1)e3   -31  
 OF *Johnny Callison      33  104  303   41   85  18   0  16   51   5   2   24   28  .281  .333  .498   50   6.0  3(-3)e2   140  
 2B  Felix Millan         28  141  552   56  136  15   1   3   35   4   4   19   37  .246  .273  .293   44   2.7  1e12      -39  
 OF  Walt Williams        28   73  206   35   68  10   1   1   19   3   2   10   15  .330  .359  .403   29   5.3  4(0)e3    156  
 SS #Roger Metzger        24   69  231   28   44   4   1   0   20   4   2   33   19  .190  .292  .216   16   2.3  2e22      -38  
 2B  Larvell Blanks       22   33   89   12   31   9   0   1    7   0   0    4    5  .348  .376  .483   16   7.3  4e11       60  
 UT *Sonny Jackson        27   56  119   15   35   8   2   0   13   0   0    7    7  .294  .331  .395   15   4.8            114  
 UT *Jim Breazeale        22   55   91   10   26   4   0   4    7   0   0    6    8  .286  .330  .462   13   5.4             48  
 SS  Marty Perez          25   79  274   20   53   5   1   0   17   0   0   14   29  .193  .237  .219   13   1.5  4e34      -85  
 2B  Gil Garrido          31   27   85   11   26   2   0   0   10   3   2   12   13  .306  .388  .329   11   5.0  3e10       69  
 OF  Oscar Brown          26   37  109    7   27  10   0   3   14   0   0    2   22  .248  .261  .422   10   3.3  4(-1)e25  116  
 1B  Orlando Cepeda       34   38   83   10   18   6   0   4   14   0   0   10   18  .217  .301  .434   10   4.1  4e4       -93  
 OF *Mickey Rivers        23   33   94   12   20   5   2   0    4   5   3    4   12  .213  .245  .309    6   2.3  3(+4)e7    21  
 C  #Bob Didier           23   18   33    4   11   2   0   0    2   0   0    3    4  .333  .389  .394    5   6.6  2(+2)e4    42  
 OF *Jay Johnstone        26   49   90    6   14   3   0   1    4   0   1    9   14  .156  .232  .222    5   1.7  3(-1)e4   -72  
 PH *Joe Keough           26   20   23    3    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    3  .130  .200  .130    0   1.0           -244  
 UT  Rod Gilbreath        19    7   13    1    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    2  .231  .286  .231    0   1.7            -39  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           728                  -11

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Phil Niekro          33  24  12  .667  41  41  15   0   0   0   4  319.1  296  100   86  24   51  200  2.42  116   3.3  -36  
  P  Ron Schueler         24  11   6  .647  34  19   1   6   1   2   0  143.2  122   80   73  19   61  114  4.57   70   4.4   -2  
  P  Eddie Fisher         35   9   7  .562  64   3   0  23   1   5   0  114.0  119   60   51   8   39   57  4.03   54   4.3  -37  
  P  Dick Tidrow          25   8   7  .533  25  25   5   0   0   0   3  172.1  145   66   61  14   48   84  3.19   59   3.1  -47  
  P  Pat Jarvis           31   6   6  .500  45   6   1  21   0   2   1   95.2   94   56   48   9   43   59  4.52   52   4.9    4  
  P *Mike Kilkenny        27   5   5  .500  40   0   0  16   1   7   0   59.1   46   32   31   8   34   59  4.70   27   4.2  -58  
  P *George Stone         25   4   7  .364  28  13   2   9   0   0   0  114.1  144   59   48  14   23   65  3.78   73   5.9  -93  
  P  Cecil Upshaw         29   3   6  .333  50   0   0  46  28   5   0   51.1   50   23   19   5   18   17  3.33   25   4.4   -6  
  P  Mike Hedlund         25   2   2  .500  20   4   1   4   0   0   1   48.0   51   38   33   6   17   40  6.19   29   5.5   -5  
  P *Grant Jackson        29   1   3  .250  12   0   0   7   0   0   0   11.2   10    8    6   2    2   15  4.63    6   4.6  242  
  P  Tom Kelley           28   1   6  .143  14  12   0   0   0   0   0   62.2   73   44   38   5   37   37  5.46   40   5.8   -2  
  P  Jim McGlothlin       28   1  10  .091  26  26   0   0   0   0   0  162.1  199   84   72  14   59   82  3.99  101   5.7    3  
  P  Dick Selma           28   0   0  .000   5   0   0   0   0   1   0    7.0    7    2    2   0    7    6  2.57    4   5.6  -99  
  P  Lowell Palmer        24   0   2  .000  13   2   0   4   1   0   0   29.2   16   15   15   3   23   20  4.55    9   3.0 -132  
  P  Rickey Clark         26   0   8  .000  14  11   0   1   0   1   0   63.0   90   61   57   9   32   31  8.14   57   8.4  154  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      730        -19

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Earl Williams        1399 156 156  938   50  15   5  .985  62  23
 Bob Didier             55   6   6   30    0   0   0 1.000   3   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Aaron 1095 121 122 1076 79 10 101 .991 9.49 Billy Williams 157 18 21 162 14 2 3 .989 10.09 Orlando Cepeda 145 17 17 145 12 1 18 .994 9.74 Jim Breazeale 54 6 8 42 4 2 2 .958 7.67 Vada Pinson 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Felix Millan 1133 126 134 365 361 8 82 .989 5.77 Gil Garrido 138 15 15 29 37 0 7 1.000 4.30 Larvell Blanks 111 13 14 39 30 1 11 .986 5.59 Ron Santo 62 7 7 16 20 3 7 .923 5.23 Rod Gilbreath 10 1 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 3.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ron Santo 1151 129 134 122 244 10 25 .973 2.86 Walt Williams 69 7 12 8 10 2 0 .900 2.35 Jim Breazeale 59 6 10 6 18 2 1 .923 3.66 Earl Williams 55 6 6 5 16 4 3 .840 3.44 Gil Garrido 54 6 6 7 11 0 0 1.000 3.02 Larvell Blanks 49 6 7 5 7 0 0 1.000 2.20 Rod Gilbreath 17 2 3 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.12 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Marty Perez 675 75 76 133 271 12 45 .971 5.39 Roger Metzger 563 64 67 117 211 4 35 .988 5.24 Sonny Jackson 125 13 16 34 56 1 11 .989 6.48 Ron Santo 89 10 12 16 37 1 5 .981 5.36 Gil Garrido 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 Larvell Blanks 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Billy Williams       1295 144 145  254   10   3   0  .989  1.83
 Jay Johnstone         124  15  18   33    3   1   0  .973  2.61
 Vada Pinson             9   1   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Oscar Brown             9   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.00
 Walt Williams           9   0   6    2    1   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Joe Keough              8   1   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.12
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vada Pinson 1053 118 121 295 15 3 4 .990 2.65 Oscar Brown 189 23 24 66 0 2 0 .971 3.14 Mickey Rivers 104 11 15 30 3 0 0 1.000 2.86 Sonny Jackson 95 9 14 30 1 1 0 .969 2.95 Joe Keough 9 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 Jay Johnstone 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Callison 678 76 85 144 9 2 0 .987 2.03 Walt Williams 343 39 45 64 5 0 1 1.000 1.81 Hank Aaron 162 18 22 30 1 1 0 .969 1.72 Mickey Rivers 106 12 13 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.36 Vada Pinson 102 11 12 15 1 0 0 1.000 1.41 Jay Johnstone 41 4 7 7 1 0 1 1.000 1.74 Oscar Brown 18 2 3 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 Billy Williams 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Joe Keough 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1972 Draft


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