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1944 Boston Braves  (1943)  (1945)
78-76, 4th in National League
Scored 624 runs, Allowed 617 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .710
Park Factor: Batting - 95 / Pitching - 94 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 69-85   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 65-89
Manager(s): Jim Pardee

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  Bob Elliott          27  152  573  107  157  28  14   9   53  23   9   99   50  .274  .383  .419   98   6.1  4e39      -46  
 OF *Tommy Holmes         27  154  621   97  183  40   4  13   73  10   7   54   20  .295  .352  .435   94   5.4  3(+1)e4   -42  
 OF *Butch Nieman         26  133  520   77  133  17   6  24   87  10  12   56   71  .256  .325  .450   66   4.2  4(-1)e8    16  
 OF *Catfish Metkovich    23  154  593   58  158  24   4   8   77  17   9   35   69  .266  .311  .361   66   3.9  2(+2)e18  -53  
 3B  George Kell          21  149  563   50  163  22   4   0   53  13   7   26   26  .290  .320  .343   60   3.8  1e22       54  
 1B *Max Macon            28  108  415   52  108  15   0   6   57  13   3   16   35  .260  .286  .340   39   3.3  3e30      -26  
 C   Phil Masi            28   86  272   28   73  14   3   3   37   8   4   28   30  .268  .332  .375   35   4.6  3(-1)e7   -50  
 2B #Whitey Wietelmann    25  131  465   31  106  19   0   3   42   2   1   24   29  .228  .264  .288   34   2.4  2e39      -51  
 1B *Buck Etchison        29   62  122   22   34   8   0   8   24   0   0   10   20  .279  .331  .541   21   6.3  3e15      235  
 OF  Vince Dimaggio       31   70  134   22   37   5   1   5   18   6   3   11   52  .276  .333  .440   20   5.3  1(-3)e6    66  
 C   Stew Hofferth        31   86  276   20   48  17   0   0   14   0   0   15   14  .174  .224  .236   14   1.6  3(-1)e7   -47  
 OF *Roland Gladu         33   28   65   10   20   3   2   1    8   1   1    5   12  .308  .357  .462   10   6.0  4(+5)e7   195  
 2B  Skeeter Webb         34   21   72    9   16   1   0   0    7   2   0    4    8  .222  .260  .236    4   2.3  3e29      -17  
 3B  Damon Phillips       25   18   44    0   13   2   0   0    4   0   0    2    5  .295  .340  .341    4   3.8  3e32       52  
 OF  Chet Ross            27    5    4    2    3   0   0   1    2   0   0    0    0  .750  .750 1.500    4 121.5  3(+2)e7  1553  
 OF  Ab Wright            38   38   63    4   13   4   0   1    3   0   0    2   13  .206  .231  .317    4   2.1  4(+1)e10 -188  
 C   Ray Berres           36   14   21    2   10   0   0   0    4   2   1    2    0  .476  .522  .476    4   7.2  2(+1)e7  -175  
 2B  Frank Drews          28   62   59    3   10   2   0   0    2   0   0    9    6  .169  .279  .203    3   1.9  2e36     -130  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                           588                  -15

     * - 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 *Ed Lopat             26  16   8  .667  31  31   5   0   0   0   0  209.2  207   84   68  13   70   89  2.92   91   3.9  -71  
  P  Jim Tobin            31  15  12  .556  31  31   6   0   0   0   2  217.1  207   92   77  11   49   77  3.19   80   3.3  -66  
  P  Al Javery            26  12  11  .522  31  31   4   0   0   0   1  210.2  199   90   73   9   89  149  3.12   89   3.8  -55  
  P  Allie Reynolds       29  11   8  .579  30  30   2   0   0   0   1  174.1  139   74   60   1   83  112  3.10   56   2.8 -156  
  P  Joe Bowman           34   5   3  .625  27   5   1  13   1   1   0   72.2   63   25   21   3   15   29  2.60   25   3.1 -137  
  P  Joe Berry            39   4   4  .500  61   0   0  41  12   6   0  111.0   72   24   20   4   26   54  1.62   21   1.7  -75  
  P  Ben Cardoni          23   4   8  .333  45   0   0  27   8   3   0   79.1   93   55   47   6   31   34  5.33   46   5.1    3  
  P  Ira Hutchinson       33   3   4  .429  49   1   0  27   5   3   0   85.1  102   62   52   9   42   17  5.48   54   5.7   37  
  P  Johnny Hutchings     28   3   7  .300  23   6   0  16   8   5   0   57.2   60   37   33   2   41   27  5.15   34   5.4   20  
  P  Ed Klieman           26   3  11  .214  26  19   1   5   1   1   0  115.0  117   63   47   8   52   41  3.68   57   4.4   32  
  P  Woody Rich           28   2   0 1.000  14   0   0   6   2   0   0   35.1   29   11   11   3   17   10  2.80   13   3.6 -394  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      572        -65

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Stew Hofferth         694  80  86  382   26   5   3  .988  12   9
 Phil Masi             640  73  78  328   25   4   3  .989  11  14
 Ray Berres             34   1   9   12    1   0   0 1.000   2   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Max Macon 914 104 104 1013 71 21 102 .981 10.67 Catfish Metkovich 258 29 29 276 21 3 15 .990 10.36 Buck Etchison 196 21 22 197 20 0 22 1.000 9.96 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Whitey Wietelmann 1127 131 131 317 407 33 101 .956 5.78 Skeeter Webb 174 21 21 47 44 3 9 .968 4.70 Frank Drews 65 2 22 13 22 2 4 .946 4.85 Roland Gladu 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 .500 9.00 Damon Phillips 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 18.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Kell 1307 148 148 212 378 17 41 .972 4.06 Damon Phillips 54 6 7 7 11 2 2 .900 3.00 Phil Masi 5 0 3 0 5 0 0 1.000 9.64 Roland Gladu 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.37 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Elliott 1329 151 151 303 447 39 88 .951 5.08 Damon Phillips 38 3 5 12 13 3 0 .893 5.92 Skeeter Webb 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Butch Nieman         1173 133 133  311   10   8   0  .976  2.46
 Roland Gladu          128  14  14   28    2   0   0 1.000  2.11
 Ab Wright              65   7  11   12    0   1   0  .923  1.66
 Chet Ross               2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Catfish Metkovich 1074 125 125 258 8 12 4 .957 2.23 Vince Dimaggio 282 29 41 63 5 1 0 .986 2.17 Tommy Holmes 9 0 1 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Ab Wright 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Tommy Holmes 1358 154 154 233 12 7 3 .972 1.62 Ab Wright 9 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 Roland Gladu 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1944 Draft


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