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1942 Boston Braves
Major league affiliations
Location
1942 Information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local television none
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt)

The 1942 Boston Braves season was the 72nd in franchise history.

Contents

Regular season

  • May 13, 1942: Jim Tobin of the Braves became the first Major League Baseball pitcher to hit three home runs in one game.[1]
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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 -- .688
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 2 .675
New York Giants 85 67 20 .559
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 29 .500
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 36.5 .449
Chicago Cubs 68 86 38 .442
Boston Braves 59 89 44 .399
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 62.5 .278

Roster

1942 Boston Braves roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

Other batters

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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tobin, JimJim Tobin 37 287.2 12 21 3.97 71

Other pitchers

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

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Del Bissonette
B Evansville Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
D Greeneville Burley Cubs Appalachian League Dale Alexander
D Welch Miners Mountain State League Don Manno
D Bradford Bees PONY League Jack Burns

Greeneville club folded, June 14, 1942[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.259, David Nemec and Scott latow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References


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