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1940 Boston Braves  (1939)  (1941)
78-76, 3rd in National League
Scored 669 runs, Allowed 647 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-74
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .710
Park Factor: Batting - 93 / Pitching - 93 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 68-86   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 65-87
Manager(s): Thomas Treece

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos
 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 SS  Eddie Miller         23  153  605   97  174  32   7  24   82   6   7   37   63  .288  .333  .483   92   5.3  1e28       67  
 OF  Chet Ross            23  140  511   82  134  19  13  21   70   2   1   53  133  .262  .336  .474   83   5.8  3(+2)e14   -3  
 C   Frankie Hayes        25  138  460   58  134  15   1  14   59  10   7   52   64  .291  .362  .420   70   5.5  3(+1)e9   -85  
 OF *Ival Goodman         31  129  483   73  118  16   3  12   45  23   4   55   78  .244  .322  .364   62   4.4  2(0)e9    -38  
 OF  Vince Dimaggio       27  125  378   50   96  20   0  17   67   8   5   51  117  .254  .340  .442   59   5.4  1(-3)e7  -102  
 OF  Bob Elliott          23  142  481   62  131  25   5   4   54  20   5   40   30  .272  .326  .370   57   4.2  2(-2)e7   -73  
 1B  Johnny Cooney        39  122  392   46  120  14   3   0   51   6   5   26   11  .306  .347  .357   48   4.3  2(0)e8    -31  
 3B  Sibby Sisti          19  134  422   43   99  17   4   8   54   7   7   31   67  .235  .285  .351   40   3.1  3e31      -28  
 C  *Jake Early           25   68  208   33   56   9   5  10   34   0   0   22   21  .269  .338  .505   36   6.4  4(-2)e13  100  
 2B  Don Heffner          29  139  443   35   92  15   0   1   33   3   7   30   31  .208  .259  .248   28   2.1  2e20      -98  
 1B *Sam West             35   54  103   14   31   9   0   2   19   1   0   19   13  .301  .407  .447   20   7.4  4e16      133  
 2B  Skeeter Webb         30   56  110   12   34   7   1   0   13   0   0    6   14  .309  .347  .391   15   5.1  3e26      148  
 3B  Tony Cuccinello      32   83  159   10   31   7   0   2   19   1   0   10   25  .195  .238  .277   11   2.3  3e25      -65  
 1B *Les Scarsella        26   23   67   12   20   3   3   0    5   2   0    2    7  .299  .329  .433    9   5.4  2e20        1  
 OF *Elmer Valo           19   19   24    3   10   0   0   0    1   0   1    4    0  .417  .500  .417    5   9.0  3(0)e11   146  
 3B  Odell Hale           31    9   15    4    6   2   0   0    0   0   0    2    3  .400  .471  .533    4  12.0  3e65      393  
 OF  Mel Preibisch        25    9   25    3    7   2   0   0    4   0   0    0    3  .280  .280  .360    2   3.8  4(+5)e8   103  
 1B *Tony Lupien          23    6   20    1    6   2   1   0    2   0   0    0    2  .300  .300  .500    2   3.4  2e16     -542  
 1B  Oscar Grimes         25    5    6    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    3  .167  .167  .167    0    .9  3e30      333  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           652                  -23

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

Team Pitching   Glossary

     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  Nels Potter          28  18   6  .750  35  28  12   1   1   1   4  222.0  203   86   76  13   67   84  3.08   85   3.4 -120  
  P  Dick Errickson       26  17  13  .567  41  32  11   7   4   0   1  260.1  253  126  114  16  104   55  3.94  114   3.9  -20  
  P  Monte Pearson        30  10   4  .714  15  15   9   0   0   0   2  115.1   85   37   28   8   36   57  2.18   34   2.6 -167  
  P  Manny Salvo          27   8   9  .471  28  22  10   2   0   0   2  176.1  160   71   58  11   45   80  2.96   68   3.4  -29  
  P  Jim Tobin            27   6   5  .545  26  12   3   8   0   3   0  109.2  113   52   46  11   26   36  3.78   51   4.2  -50  
  P  Al Javery            22   5   7  .417  47   4   0  25   2   1   0   91.2  126   72   64   5   43   50  6.28   69   6.8   66  
  P  Danny Macfayden      35   5   8  .385  38   9   0  19   4   3   0  102.1  116   51   40   7   32   33  3.52   55   4.8  -57  
  P  Bob Harris           23   2   2  .500   7   5   1   2   1   0   0   38.2   44   19   18   2   15   16  4.19   21   5.1 -124  
  P *Johnny Vander Meer   25   2   3  .400  34   5   2  11   4   3   0   52.2   35   23   15   1   57   40  2.56   24   4.1  -52  
  P  Bill Fleming         26   2   7  .222  26   9   1  12   1   2   1   82.0   97   42   38   6   38   48  4.17   50   5.6  -61  
  P  Al Piechota          26   2   7  .222  22   9   1   5   0   0   0   65.0   66   38   37   8   39   15  5.12   42   5.8  -15  
  P  Oral Hildebrand      33   1   2  .333  17   0   0   6   0   1   0   21.1   17    9    7   0   28    3  2.95   11   4.8  -57  
  P  Tom Earley           23   0   0  .000  10   0   0   5   3   0   0   18.1   16    2    2   0    3    5  0.98    4   2.3 -128  
  P  Joe Dobson           23   0   1  .000   5   2   0   1   0   1   0   21.0   16    5    5   0    5   10  2.14    5   2.5 -228  
  P  Red Anderson         28   0   2  .000   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   11.0   20   14   14   0    3    4 11.45   11   9.2  385  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      650        -54

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Frankie Hayes         915  98 118  409   59  14   2  .971  80  36
 Jake Early            473  56  60  223   24   9   2  .965  15  12
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Cooney 832 91 104 872 71 12 98 .987 10.20 Sam West 231 26 37 247 18 2 23 .993 10.31 Les Scarsella 158 17 23 142 25 5 18 .971 9.51 Frankie Hayes 106 13 14 120 12 1 12 .992 11.21 Tony Lupien 44 5 6 55 9 0 2 1.000 13.09 Oscar Grimes 16 2 4 19 1 1 3 .952 11.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Don Heffner 1140 128 138 369 391 15 118 .981 6.00 Skeeter Webb 236 25 34 72 83 6 15 .963 5.92 Tony Cuccinello 8 1 1 0 9 0 0 1.000 10.12 Sibby Sisti 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Sibby Sisti 989 119 120 126 272 19 31 .954 3.62 Tony Cuccinello 368 32 73 43 96 3 14 .979 3.40 Odell Hale 28 3 7 4 3 0 1 1.000 2.25 Skeeter Webb 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Miller 1370 153 153 331 498 27 99 .968 5.45 Skeeter Webb 14 1 2 4 5 1 2 .900 5.79 Sibby Sisti 4 0 1 3 1 0 1 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Chet Ross            1049 125 127  257    5  15   0  .946  2.25
 Bob Elliott           273  24  55   67    3   4   0  .946  2.30
 Elmer Valo             36   3   8    8    0   0   0 1.000  1.98
 Mel Preibisch          18   2   4    4    0   0   0 1.000  2.00
 Vince Dimaggio          7   0   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.86
 Johnny Cooney           3   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  3.00
 Ival Goodman            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vince Dimaggio 875 94 112 244 20 5 0 .981 2.72 Bob Elliott 426 50 56 129 7 1 0 .993 2.87 Johnny Cooney 77 9 10 17 1 0 0 1.000 2.10 Chet Ross 10 1 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ival Goodman 1055 116 128 238 7 2 1 .992 2.09 Bob Elliott 309 36 39 67 1 2 0 .971 1.98 Mel Preibisch 18 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 Johnny Cooney 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Vince Dimaggio 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1940 Draft


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