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1959 Milwaukee Braves  (1958)  (1960)
91-63, 2nd in National League
Scored 751 runs, Allowed 538 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 102-52
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .732
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 94 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 97-57   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 86-70
Manager(s): Jeff Tripodi

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Hank Aaron           25  154  635  123  223  43   5  45  132   6   1   55   50  .351  .405  .647  156   9.6  1(-2)e6    15  
 3B  Eddie Yost           32  151  544  111  154  19   1  25   72   4   1  145   84  .283  .443  .460  127   8.6  2e19       31  
 OF  Orlando Cepeda       21  153  645   92  177  34   3  27   99  10   5   23  124  .274  .305  .462   85   4.7  4(+3)e15 -111  
 1B  Gil Hodges           35  129  458   74  121  10   3  27   98   4   0   52  117  .264  .340  .476   74   5.6  1e13      -64  
 C   Del Crandall         29  152  558   63  142  19   2  27   82   3   0   49   49  .254  .314  .441   70   4.2  1(-4)e3    14  
 OF *Bill Bruton          33  135  531   61  143  27   6   6   44   8   0   38   71  .269  .317  .377   64   4.3  2(+1)e4   -42  
 SS  Johnny Logan         32  132  501   69  132  17   0  10   43   0   3   55   57  .263  .338  .357   56   3.7  2e21      -84  
 2B  Gene Freese          25  109  378   51   93  11   7  18   58   5   3   31   54  .246  .317  .455   51   4.6  4e68      -71  
 OF *Whitey Herzog        27   67  134   23   36   8   1   1    9   0   0   33   26  .269  .411  .366   22   5.8  2(0)e15   -60  
 2B  Billy Martin         31   89  198   21   49   6   0   7   24   0   0    4   15  .247  .276  .384   19   3.4  2e4       -31  
 OF *Wes Covington        27   48  113   10   34   6   0   1    6   0   0    4   12  .301  .328  .381   13   4.4  4(+3)e13  -18  
 2B  Bobby Avila          35   24   33    8    8   2   1   4    9   0   0   10    7  .242  .419  .727   10  10.7  4e30      510  
 SS  Alex Grammas         33   35   96   10   20   2   0   0    8   0   1    7   10  .208  .269  .229    6   2.2  3e29     -181  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        41   21   36    6    8   2   0   1    5   0   0    4   11  .222  .293  .361    3   3.1  4e29        8  
 C   Earl Averill         27   19   29    1    6   0   0   1    3   0   0    1    3  .207  .233  .310    2   2.5  4(+2)e16 -205  
 UT  Reno Bertoia         24   14   17    2    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    2  .118  .250  .118    0   1.3           -282  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           767                  -35

     * - 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         38  21  12  .636  41  41  18   0   0   0   3  311.0  313  137  119  22   87  136  3.44  138   3.9   -5  
  P  Lew Burdette         32  20  14  .588  40  40  20   0   0   0   1  325.1  324  130  118  35   45  117  3.26  137   3.7  -74  
  P  Gene Conley          28  14   9  .609  26  26  12   0   0   0   1  196.1  163   73   64  19   52  101  2.93   73   3.4  -25  
  P  Bob Buhl             30  14  10  .583  28  28  11   0   0   0   1  210.0  182   75   67  16   62  100  2.87   74   3.2  -77  
  P  Roger Craig          29  10   9  .526  25  18   8   6   1   1   0  143.1  121   47   44  19   40   68  2.76   55   3.4   31  
  P  Hoyt Wilhelm         35   7   5  .583  48   1   1  36  19   2   0  105.0   76   37   35  12   38   75  3.00   32   2.8  -22  
  P  Bob Rush             33   4   4  .500  30   0   0  24   2   1   0   50.1   54   22   14   5    6   34  2.50   22   3.9   11  
  P  Carl Willey          28   1   0 1.000  19   0   0  14   2   1   0   34.0   25    6    5   2   19   15  1.32   10   2.9 -178  
  P  Bob Giggie           25   0   0  .000   7   0   0   3   0   0   0   15.1   18   10    8   4    7    8  4.70   12   7.0   51  
  P  Mike Garcia          35   0   0  .000   2   0   0   1   0   0   0    4.0    4    1    1   0    0    1  2.25    1   2.7  -66  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 32                                                                                      560        -36

     * - 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         1356 151 152  737   42   1   3  .999   8  10
 Earl Averill           38   3   9   16    3   0   0 1.000   0   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gil Hodges 1062 115 126 1074 92 8 113 .993 9.88 Orlando Cepeda 260 30 30 251 19 4 28 .985 9.35 Mickey Vernon 72 9 10 71 5 1 4 .987 9.50 Whitey Herzog 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Gene Freese 811 98 98 286 214 45 55 .917 5.55 Billy Martin 496 45 83 188 157 1 57 .997 6.26 Bobby Avila 50 7 7 16 17 1 6 .971 5.90 Reno Bertoia 21 2 3 9 9 0 2 1.000 7.84 Eddie Yost 15 2 2 3 1 1 1 .800 2.40 Earl Averill 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Yost 1350 149 150 175 347 20 29 .963 3.48 Gene Freese 27 3 3 2 8 0 0 1.000 3.33 Hank Aaron 15 2 2 3 4 1 0 .875 4.20 Reno Bertoia 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Logan 1153 127 131 326 404 15 99 .980 5.70 Alex Grammas 222 25 27 66 66 2 12 .985 5.34 Reno Bertoia 19 2 3 5 8 0 1 1.000 6.16 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Orlando Cepeda       1119 123 127  236    1   8   0  .967  1.91
 Wes Covington         228  25  26   55    0   0   0 1.000  2.17
 Whitey Herzog          41   5   5    8    2   0   0 1.000  2.20
 Mickey Vernon           7   1   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bill Bruton 1194 132 133 298 16 2 0 .994 2.37 Whitey Herzog 201 22 22 39 1 1 0 .976 1.79 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Hank Aaron 1377 152 153 233 9 7 0 .972 1.58 Whitey Herzog 18 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1959 Draft


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