1946 Boston Braves season

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1946 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record81–72 (.529)
League place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Louis R. Perini
General manager(s)John J. Quinn
Manager(s)Billy Southworth
Local radioWNAC
(Jim Britt, Tom Hussey)
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The 1946 Boston Braves season was the 76th season of the franchise.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 98 58 0.628 49–29 49–29
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 60 0.615 2 56–22 40–38
Chicago Cubs 82 71 0.536 14½ 44–33 38–38
Boston Braves 81 72 0.529 15½ 45–31 36–41
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 28 41–36 28–49
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 0.435 30 35–42 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 63 91 0.409 34 37–40 26–51
New York Giants 61 93 0.396 36 38–39 23–54

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1946 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 5–17 12–9–1 15–7 13–9 14–8 15–7 7–15
Brooklyn 17–5 11–11 14–8–1 15–7 17–5 14–8 8–16
Chicago 9–12–1 11–11 13–9 17–5 12–10 12–10–1 8–14
Cincinnati 7–15 8–14–1 9–13 14–8 8–14–1 13–9 8–14
New York 9–13 7–15 5–17 8–14 12–10 10–12 10–12
Philadelphia 8–14 5–17 10–12 14–8–1 10–12 14–8 8–14
Pittsburgh 7–15 8–14 10–12–1 9–13 12–10 8–14 9–13
St. Louis 15–7 16–8 14–8 14–8 12–10 14–8 13–9


Roster[edit]

1946 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Nanny Fernandez 115 372 95 .255 2 42

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
Mike McCormick 59 164 43 .262 1 16
Alvin Dark 15 13 3 .231 0 1
Dee Phillips 2 2 1 .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
Mort Cooper 28 199 13 11 3.12 83
Bill Lee 25 140 10 9 4.18 32

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

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
Frank Barrett 23 2 4 1 5.09 12

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Bill Burwell
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Bill Skiff and Jo-Jo White
A Hartford Chiefs Eastern League Dutch Dorman
B Evansville Braves Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
B Pawtucket Slaters New England League Hughie Wise
B Jackson Senators Southeastern League Travis Jackson
B Vancouver Capilanos Western International League Syl Johnson and Eddie Carnett
C Raleigh Capitals Carolina League Charles Carroll and Ray Thomas
C Miami Beach Flamingos Florida International League Max Rosenfeld
C Leavenworth Braves Western Association Charles Carman
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Walt DeFreitas and Bud Clancy
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Earl Browne
D Mahanoy City Bluebirds North Atlantic League Buck Boyle and Charles Dugan
D Richmond Roses Ohio State League Merle Settlemire

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Evansville, Raleigh, Owensboro[1]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]