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1956 Milwaukee Braves  (1955)  (1957)
88-66, 4th in National League
Scored 744 runs, Allowed 607 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-62
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .731
Park Factor: Batting - 107 / Pitching - 106 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 90-64   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 92-62
Manager(s): John Storer

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  Ray Boone            32  147  542   95  183  21   5  26   98   0   0   66   51  .338  .409  .539  119   8.6  4e24       27  
 OF  Hank Aaron           22  154  622  102  188  34   8  32   96   1   2   52   68  .302  .355  .537  111   6.4  2(-1)e14  -31  
 SS  Johnny Logan         29  154  583   77  155  19   8  17   80   3   0   63   52  .266  .346  .413   84   5.0  2e26      -11  
 1B  Gil Hodges           32  154  598  100  150  33   1  36  114   1   0   58  107  .251  .313  .490   84   4.7  1e13      -58  
 OF *Bill Bruton          30  153  564   75  155  25  17  17   69  20   7   32   67  .275  .312  .470   80   4.9  1(+1)e15   59  
 OF *Harry Simpson        30  124  457   73  119  15  11  17   43   0   1   43   71  .260  .323  .453   64   4.9  3(+1)e11  -62  
 C   Del Crandall         26  108  345   41   78  14   2  19   57   0   0   22   30  .226  .274  .443   40   4.0  2(-4)e2   -45  
 2B *Solly Hemus          33   82  202   40   56  11   6   5   26   0   2   36   25  .277  .412  .465   40   7.1  3e23       21  
 OF  Pete Whisenant       26   76  162   32   44  14   1   6   27   5   2   22   22  .272  .362  .481   29   6.5  3(-2)e4   137  
 C   Del Rice             33   58  182   18   54  15   4   4   30   0   0    7   25  .297  .323  .489   28   5.9  2(0)e7    211  
 2B *Grady Hatton         33   71  145   28   24   2   4   0    7   4   0   36   31  .166  .328  .234   14   2.9  4e30      -44  
 OF *Wes Covington        24   59   59    8   20   1   0   1    9   0   0    4    4  .339  .391  .407    8   5.6  4(+3)e7    81  
 2B  Ted Kazanski         22   87  208   14   35   4   0   2   11   0   0   10   17  .168  .205  .216    8   1.3  2e17     -106  
 OF  Andy Pafko           35   40   42    6   15   4   0   0    8   0   0    2    4  .357  .386  .452    7   7.5  3(-1)e8   132  
 2B *Jack Dittmer         28   25   83    8   18   5   0   1    3   0   0    5    6  .217  .261  .313    7   3.0  4e20      -39  
 C  *Toby Atwell          32   16   35    2    4   0   0   1    1   0   0    7   10  .114  .262  .200    2   2.0  3(+2)e16  -56  
 1B  Norm Zauchin         26    4    5    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    1  .400  .571  .600    2  18.1  4e17      529  
 PH  Alvin Dark           34   14   12    1    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .250  .308  .250    1   2.8           -117  
 PH *Chuck Tanner         27    3    2    1    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .500  .500  .500    0  13.5            340  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           735                   -2

     * - 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 *Warren Spahn         35  24  11  .686  36  36  22   0   0   0   6  293.1  243   95   84  18   68  131  2.58   91   2.8  -42  
  P  Lew Burdette         29  18  12  .600  35  35  10   0   0   0   0  265.1  252  114   96  22   52  118  3.26  107   3.6    7  
  P  Bob Buhl             27  14  13  .519  32  32  11   0   0   0   3  243.2  191  118   98  17  135   93  3.62   97   3.5  -36  
  P  Mike Garcia          32  12   9  .571  27  25   0   1   0   0   0  166.1  168   92   82  16   51  115  4.44   78   4.2  -69  
  P  Ray Crone            24   6  10  .375  24  23   3   0   0   0   3  155.1  150   86   74  19   57   60  4.29   85   4.8   31  
  P  Turk Lown            32   5   3  .625  56   0   0  38   5   0   0   79.0   64   33   28  12   39   47  3.19   32   3.7  -18  
  P  Gene Conley          25   4   7  .364  43   3   0  34  17   4   0   72.1   69   29   24   8   28   31  2.99   35   4.4  -22  
  P  Dave Jolly           31   2   0 1.000  15   0   0   9   0   0   0   21.0   20   12   12   1   15   13  5.14   11   5.3  -39  
  P *Lou Sleater          29   2   1  .667  29   0   0  17   7   0   0   38.1   40   14   14   3   19   30  3.29   20   4.9  -11  
  P  Ernie Johnson        32   1   0 1.000  24   0   0   9   1   1   0   38.1   35   14   14   1   22   21  3.29   17   3.9 -144  
  P  Red Murff            35   0   0  .000   2   0   0   0   0   0   0    1.2    1    0    0   0    0    3  0.00    0    .9 -239  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      578        -26

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Del Crandall          845  91 107  449   24   1   2  .998   5   3
 Del Rice              431  52  57  250   21   8   3  .971  21   7
 Toby Atwell            92  10  14   57    5   4   0  .939   2   3
 Gil Hodges              7   1   1    2    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gil Hodges 1360 152 153 1381 130 12 154 .992 10.00 Harry Simpson 8 1 1 7 1 0 2 1.000 9.00 Norm Zauchin 7 1 1 13 0 0 0 1.000 16.71 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ted Kazanski 535 54 86 163 160 7 45 .979 5.43 Solly Hemus 446 53 58 147 126 9 34 .968 5.51 Grady Hatton 217 25 30 78 65 7 16 .953 5.94 Jack Dittmer 177 22 23 61 53 2 13 .983 5.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ray Boone 1264 144 147 143 261 23 29 .946 2.88 Grady Hatton 62 7 9 8 14 1 1 .957 3.19 Solly Hemus 49 3 17 4 10 0 2 1.000 2.57 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Logan 1366 153 153 272 526 18 107 .978 5.26 Alvin Dark 9 1 2 2 3 2 1 .714 5.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Harry Simpson         971 114 119  225    3   4   1  .983  2.11
 Pete Whisenant        366  35  63   68    2   2   0  .972  1.72
 Andy Pafko             25   4   5    7    0   1   0  .875  2.52
 Wes Covington          13   1   4    3    0   0   0 1.000  2.08
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Bruton 1339 149 153 410 7 13 1 .970 2.80 Pete Whisenant 27 4 5 9 1 0 1 1.000 3.33 Harry Simpson 8 1 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.08 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Aaron 1375 154 154 278 8 14 0 .953 1.87 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1956 Draft


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