1934 Boston Braves season

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1934 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record78–73 (.517)
League place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Emil Fuchs
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local televisionnone
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1934 Boston Braves season was the 64th season of the franchise. The Braves finished in fourth place in the National League with a record of 78 wins and 73 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 95 58 0.621 48–29 47–29
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 2 49–26 44–34
Chicago Cubs 86 65 0.570 8 47–30 39–35
Boston Braves 78 73 0.517 16 40–35 38–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 76 0.493 19½ 45–32 29–44
Brooklyn Dodgers 71 81 0.467 23½ 43–33 28–48
Philadelphia Phillies 56 93 0.376 37 35–36 21–57
Cincinnati Reds 52 99 0.344 42 30–47 22–52

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1934 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 16–6–1 12–10 15–7 7–15 14–8 9–11 5–16
Brooklyn 6–16–1 8–12 13–9 8–14 13–9 16–6 7–15
Chicago 10–12 12–8 14–8 11–10 13–9 14–8–1 12–10
Cincinnati 7–15 9–13 8–14 6–16 9–10 7–15 6–16–1
New York 15–7 14–8 10–11 16–6 15–7 14–8 9–13
Philadelphia 8–14 9–13 9–13 10–9 7–15 7–13 6–16
Pittsburgh 11–9 6–16 8–14–1 15–7 8–14 13–7 13–9
St. Louis 16–5 15–7 10–12 16–6–1 13–9 16–6 9–13


Roster[edit]

1934 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Al Spohrer 100 265 59 .223 0 17
1B Buck Jordan 124 489 152 .311 2 58
2B Marty McManus 119 435 120 .276 8 47
3B Pinky Whitney 146 563 146 .259 12 79
SS Billy Urbanski 146 605 177 .293 7 53
OF Wally Berger 150 615 183 .298 34 121
OF Hal Lee 139 521 152 .292 8 79
OF Tommy Thompson 105 343 91 .265 0 37

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Joe Mowry 25 79 17 .215 1 4
Elbie Fletcher 8 4 2 .500 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Brandt 40 255 16 14 3.53 106
Huck Betts 40 213 17 10 4.06 69
Tom Zachary 5 24 1 2 3.38 4

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Brown 16 58.1 1 3 5.71 21
Dick Barrett 15 32.1 1 3 6.68 14
Jumbo Elliott 7 15.1 1 1 5.87 6

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bob Smith 39 6 9 5 4.66 26
Clarence Pickrel 10 0 0 0 5.06 9

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Harrisburg Senators New York–Pennsylvania League Les Mann

[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]