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1943 Boston Braves  (1942)  (1944)
53-101, 7th in National League
Scored 467 runs, Allowed 663 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 51-103
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .683
Park Factor: Batting - 86 / Pitching - 88 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 55-99   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 68-85
Manager(s): Jim Pardee (13-29), Scott Maples (40-72)

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 2B  Bob Elliott          26  154  598   74  174  28  18  12   63  10   9   56   34  .291  .353  .458   92   5.5  4e28       -9  
 OF  Vince Dimaggio       30  154  560   68  130  32   0  22   87  11   2   83  151  .232  .332  .407   80   4.8  1(-3)e7     6  
 OF *Tommy Holmes         26  154  581   58  157  31   9   7   57   7   5   50   24  .270  .331  .391   75   4.6  3(+1)e3     9  
 OF *Harry Walker         26  127  481   44  139  17   3   1   36   6   8   22   30  .289  .319  .343   49   3.6  2(0)e13   -55  
 3B *Eddie Mayo           33  118  427   37  107  10   2   0   21   3   7   24   31  .251  .293  .283   35   2.7  3e12       53  
 SS #Whitey Wietelmann    24  110  400   24   84  14   1   0   23   7   5   29   24  .210  .264  .250   26   2.2  3e39      -13  
 1B *Catfish Metkovich    22   96  362   37   79   7   2   4   20   1   0   10   41  .218  .240  .282   24   2.3  3e14     -134  
 C   Phil Masi            27   79  189   13   48   6   0   0   12   5   5   29   22  .254  .350  .286   20   3.7  3(-1)e7   -56  
 OF  Chet Ross            26   93  190   17   46   9   2   3   20   0   5   22   48  .242  .319  .358   20   3.5  3(+2)e9    45  
 C  *Hugh Poland          30   99  268   14   45  13   0   0   17   0   1   10   32  .168  .202  .216   11   1.3  4(0)e9    -32  
 OF *Butch Nieman         25  109   99   12   21   6   1   2   18   1   3   11    8  .212  .297  .354    9   3.0  4(-1)e13  -86  
 3B *Sherry Robertson     24   40   94    8   18   3   0   1    4   1   0   12   22  .191  .283  .255    6   2.2  4e44     -122  
 1B #Heinz Becker         27   52  170    9   27   4   0   0   12   1   2   14   19  .159  .226  .182    6   1.1  3e25       20  
 2B  Ray Hamrick          21   61  236   15   32   3   0   0   10   1   1    7   53  .136  .162  .148    5    .7  4e29     -159  
 C   Gene Desautels       36   42  102    5   19   0   0   0    6   3   0    5   11  .186  .229  .186    5   1.7  3(+1)e7   -83  
 1B *Johnny Wyrostek      23   37   66    4   11   4   0   0    6   0   0    2   15  .167  .188  .227    3   1.5  4e13       43  
 2B  Skeeter Webb         33   42   44    4    3   0   1   0    1   2   0    1    5  .068  .089  .114    0    .4  3e39     -330  
 1B  Pat Seerey           20    3    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  unrated  -569  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           474                  -27

     * - 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  Bobo Newsom          35  13  19  .406  37  35   5   2   1   0   1  243.1  259  117  106   8  131  184  3.92  129   4.7  -24  
  P  Jim Tobin            30  10  24  .294  40  37  10   3   0   0   1  263.2  304  140  121   8   98   65  4.13  148   5.1   34  
  P  Bill Zuber           30   8   6  .571  28  13   3  10   2   3   1  124.1  113   40   31   0   58   65  2.24   48   3.5  -28  
  P  Al Javery            25   7  17  .292  37  37   8   0   0   0   5  277.2  264  103   85  11   89  143  2.76  114   3.7  -51  
  P  Allie Reynolds       28   5   7  .417  18  18   4   0   0   0   3  131.0   94   42   33   0   55  126  2.27   36   2.5  -76  
  P  Charlie Fuchs        29   4  10  .286  81   0   0  42   2   5   0  109.0  124   67   52   4   54   34  4.29   67   5.5    6  
  P  Manny Salvo          30   3   7  .300  38   4   1  26   8   4   1   73.0   84   38   36   5   28   26  4.44   44   5.5   78  
  P  Jim Mertz            26   2   4  .333  16  10   0   4   2   0   0   66.0   59   30   20   5   32   42  2.73   31   4.2   -9  
  P  Ben Cardoni          22   1   2  .333  20   0   0  10   1   0   0   29.2   40   14    9   2    6   10  2.73   16   5.0 -172  
  P  Danny Macfayden      38   0   2  .000  13   0   0   5   0   0   0   18.2   26   12   11   4    8    3  5.30   17   8.8   69  
  P  Ken Trinkle          23   0   3  .000  40   0   0  21   6   3   0   53.2   90   60   48   4   25   20  8.05   54   9.0  143  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      710         -8

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Hugh Poland           688  82  84  398   16  15   0  .965  36   9
 Phil Masi             437  47  59  259   26   3   0  .990  19  15
 Gene Desautels        265  25  42  171   12   2   0  .989  18   8
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Catfish Metkovich 818 90 94 789 77 7 61 .992 9.53 Heinz Becker 440 51 52 414 48 4 40 .991 9.44 Johnny Wyrostek 131 13 22 127 12 2 8 .986 9.55 Pat Seerey 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Elliott 1034 118 121 310 301 20 71 .968 5.32 Eddie Mayo 143 17 17 40 46 5 13 .945 5.41 Skeeter Webb 121 9 35 38 43 1 7 .988 6.02 Harry Walker 71 8 8 21 19 2 3 .952 5.09 Ray Hamrick 21 2 3 5 6 0 2 1.000 4.71 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Mayo 852 96 104 105 208 3 22 .991 3.31 Bob Elliott 320 36 37 38 75 1 8 .991 3.18 Sherry Robertson 206 22 30 23 49 3 3 .960 3.14 Johnny Wyrostek 12 0 6 3 1 1 0 .800 2.92 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Whitey Wietelmann 873 96 101 214 267 23 39 .954 4.96 Ray Hamrick 499 58 58 120 127 18 27 .932 4.45 Vince Dimaggio 12 0 6 4 6 0 1 1.000 7.50 Sherry Robertson 6 0 2 4 1 0 1 1.000 7.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Harry Walker         1014 112 114  253    9   9   2  .967  2.33
 Chet Ross             375  42  43   96    3   3   0  .971  2.37
 Butch Nieman            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vince Dimaggio 1367 154 154 350 22 5 0 .987 2.45 Butch Nieman 15 0 8 2 0 1 0 .667 1.23 Chet Ross 8 0 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tommy Holmes 1378 154 154 288 21 0 1 1.000 2.02 Butch Nieman 10 0 5 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.74 Catfish Metkovich 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Harry Walker 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1943 Draft


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