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1951 Boston Braves
Major league affiliations
Location
1951 Information
Owner(s) Louis R. Perini
General Manager(s) John Quinn
Manager(s) Billy Southworth, Tommy Holmes
Local television WNAC
WBZ-TV
Local radio WNAC
(Jim Britt, Bump Hadley, Les Smith)

Contents

Offseason

  • Prior to 1951 season: Georges Maranda was signed as an amateur free agent by the Braves.[1]

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 98 59 -- .624
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 1 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15.5 .526
Boston Braves 76 78 20.5 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 23.5 .474
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 28.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 32.5 .416
Chicago Cubs 62 92 34.5 .403

Roster

1951 Boston Braves roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

  •  8 Bob Thorpe
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
3B Elliott, BobBob Elliott 136 480 137 .285 15 70

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
Logan, JohnnyJohnny Logan 62 169 37 .219 0 16
Márquez, LuisLuis Márquez 68 122 24 .197 0 11
Holmes, TommyTommy Holmes 27 29 5 .172 0 5

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
Bickford, VernVern Bickford 25 164.2 11 9 3.12 76
Wilson, JimJim Wilson 20 110 7 7 5.40 33

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
Nichols, ChetChet Nichols 33 156 11 8 2.88 71
Cole, DaveDave Cole 23 67.2 2 4 4.26 33

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
Chipman, BobBob Chipman 33 4 3 4 4.85 17
Paine, PhilPhil Paine 21 2 0 0 3.06 17
Burdette, LewLew Burdette 3 0 0 0 6.23 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Milwaukee Brewers American Association Charlie Grimm
AA Atlanta Crackers Southern Association Dixie Walker and Whit Wyatt
A Hartford Chiefs Eastern League Tommy Holmes and Travis Jackson
A Denver Bears Western League Andy Cohen
B Evansville Braves Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
B Hagerstown Braves Interstate League Dutch Dorman
C Ventura Braves California League Gene Lillard
C Eau Claire Bears Northern League Bill Adair
C Quebec Braves Provincial League George McQuinn
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Travis Jackson and Xavier Rescigno

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Milwaukee

Notes

References


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