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1947 Boston Braves  (1946)  (1948)
66-88, 6th in National League
Scored 586 runs, Allowed 672 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-87
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .706
Park Factor: Batting - 92 / Pitching - 93 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 79-75   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 86-68
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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Bob Elliott          30  154  605  102  173  35   9  22   63   7  10  108   82  .286  .392  .483  119   7.1  4e20      -52  
 OF *Tommy Holmes         30  154  652   80  190  31   1  11   45  11   9   33   30  .291  .325  .393   81   4.5  3(+1)e4   -58  
 OF  Wally Westlake       26  112  451   66  131  19   4  25   93   3   7   30   87  .290  .334  .517   70   5.5  3(0)e4     67  
 C   Phil Masi            31  122  450   55  121  25   7   4   46  14   8   72   46  .269  .368  .382   65   4.9  3(-1)e3   -70  
 1B *Catfish Metkovich    26  133  458   43  123  19   8   6   44   2   5   37   63  .269  .323  .384   56   4.3  3e15       44  
 2B  Emil Verban          31  137  552   44  146  10   4   0   36   9   6   16   22  .264  .285  .297   44   2.8  2e16      -74  
 1B  Frank McCormick      36   98  226   25   78  23   1   0   28   1   4   11    7  .345  .373  .456   35   6.0  1e13       -4  
 OF  Mike McCormick       30   63  199   19   65   4  11   3   35   0   3   18   10  .327  .378  .503   35   6.3  3(0)e8    136  
 OF *George Binks         30  109  367   32   83  19   4   3   39   6   4   27   61  .226  .282  .324   33   3.0  3(-1)e12  -59  
 SS  Ralph Lapointe       25   86  244   23   70   9   1   0   33   6   6    8   22  .287  .311  .332   23   3.3  3e31      -75  
 OF *Gil Coan             25   16   47    7   21   2   5   0    3   1   0    7    5  .447  .519  .702   18  18.1  3(0)e8      1  
 SS  Sibby Sisti          26   50  162   17   37   7   1   1   25   2   2   26   31  .228  .330  .302   17   3.6  3e35     -112  
 C   Hank Ruszkowski      21   12   28    6   10   3   0   4    5   0   0    5   10  .357  .455  .893   11  15.9  4(-1)e6   370  
 2B  Eddie Miksis         20   44   96   11   22   2   0   3   13   0   0    8   10  .229  .286  .344    9   3.3  3e22     -126  
 C   Hank Camelli         32   26   88    6   20   8   0   0   10   0   1   10    6  .227  .306  .318    8   3.0  3(-1)e7    65  
 SS  Eddie Pellagrini     29   29  109   16   21   2   1   1    7   2   1    9   20  .193  .250  .257    6   1.9  2e35      -73  
 OF *Charlie Gilbert      28   21   72    3   16   1   1   1   11   1   0    7    8  .222  .291  .306    6   3.2  4(0)e12   -40  
 SS  Jack Albright        26   27   91    7   18   5   0   1    5   0   0    7   11  .198  .253  .286    5   2.0  3e36      -98  
 2B  Jimmy Bloodworth     29   13   30    3    5   1   0   0    3   0   0    0    5  .167  .167  .200    0    .8  3e22     -269  
 OF *Tommy Neill          27    6   11    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    1    3  .182  .250  .182    0   1.0  4(+1)e8  -302  
 C  *Herman Franks        33    3    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000  .333  .000    0   1.2  3(0)e6   -368  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           650                  -30

     * - 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             29  11  14  .440  32  32  15   0   0   0   1  257.1  253  117  104  23   68  127  3.64  111   3.9  -43  
  P *Warren Spahn         26  11  14  .440  31  31   9   0   0   0   1  237.0  221  104   92  21   71  120  3.49   98   3.7   26  
  P  Johnny Sain          29  11  15  .423  31  31  10   0   0   0   0  235.1  273  140  118  24   77  126  4.51  148   5.6   48  
  P  Si Johnson           40   8   8  .500  42   9   0  18   3   3   0  109.1  110   38   34   3   29   31  2.80   44   3.6  -99  
  P  Fred Sanford         27   7  13  .350  26  26   8   0   0   0   1  185.2  178   93   83  16   72   69  4.02   91   4.4  -36  
  P *Clyde Shoun          35   5   6  .455  46   0   0  29   2   0   0   73.2   76   28   24   5   20   32  2.93   36   4.4  -10  
  P  Ken Trinkle          27   4   3  .571  30   0   0  18   5   3   0   53.1   62   27   20   0   26   23  3.38   27   4.5   -9  
  P  Walt Lanfranconi     30   3   3  .500  15   5   0   6   1   1   0   47.0   47   18   16   2   18   15  3.06   20   3.8  -55  
  P  Joe Coleman          24   3   8  .273  20  20   0   0   0   0   0   97.1  119   69   66  15   51   42  6.10   74   6.9   78  
  P  Andy Karl            33   2   0 1.000  34   0   0  16   3   2   0   41.2   45   14   10   1   21    8  2.16   19   4.1 -104  
  P  Johnny Beazley       29   1   2  .333  16   0   0   7   2   2   0   25.0   25   13    9   0   14   17  3.24   11   4.0 -112  
  P  Mort Cooper          34   0   0  .000   2   0   0   2   0   0   0    3.0    0    0    0   0    4    3  0.00    0   1.2 -489  
  P  Ed Klieman           29   0   2  .000  19   0   0  16  10   2   0   32.1   24   11   11   0   12    8  3.06    8   2.3 -130  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      691        -13

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Phil Masi            1114 121 122  574   45  10   1  .984  36  14
 Hank Camelli          223  26  26  119    4   2   0  .984   5   0
 Hank Ruszkowski        60   7   7   36    2   0   0 1.000   0   0
 Herman Franks           1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Catfish Metkovich 955 110 110 1016 109 6 81 .995 10.60 Frank McCormick 442 44 62 451 46 5 52 .990 10.12 George Binks 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Emil Verban 1209 133 135 305 407 17 92 .977 5.30 Eddie Miksis 148 16 19 41 56 3 12 .970 5.89 Jimmy Bloodworth 41 5 5 11 10 1 4 .955 4.65 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Elliott 1397 154 154 220 348 18 35 .969 3.66 Eddie Miksis 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ralph Lapointe 490 53 56 90 193 16 33 .946 5.20 Sibby Sisti 412 47 49 84 146 11 31 .954 5.02 Eddie Pellagrini 253 28 28 47 98 4 15 .973 5.15 Jack Albright 216 24 24 42 73 5 14 .958 4.78 Eddie Miksis 26 2 7 2 9 1 1 .917 3.81 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Tommy Holmes         1384 154 154  374   12   7   0  .982  2.51
 Mike McCormick         10   0   3    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Eddie Miksis            4   0   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Wally Westlake 811 89 89 242 14 2 0 .992 2.84 Mike McCormick 443 49 49 134 6 1 0 .993 2.84 George Binks 141 16 16 34 2 1 0 .973 2.30 Catfish Metkovich 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Binks 737 81 83 137 3 10 0 .933 1.71 Wally Westlake 201 23 24 48 0 1 0 .980 2.15 Charlie Gilbert 161 18 19 29 2 0 0 1.000 1.73 Catfish Metkovich 150 16 20 24 1 1 0 .962 1.50 Gil Coan 116 13 13 22 0 2 0 .917 1.71 Tommy Neill 16 2 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.56 Jimmy Bloodworth 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.12 Tommy Holmes 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Eddie Miksis 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 2.45 Mike McCormick 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1947 Draft


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