1926 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record66–86 (.434)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Emil Fuchs
Manager(s)Dave Bancroft
Local televisionnone
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1926 Boston Braves season was the 56th season of the franchise.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 47–30 42–35
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 2 53–23 34–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 0.549 49–28 35–41
Chicago Cubs 82 72 0.532 7 49–28 33–44
New York Giants 74 77 0.490 13½ 43–33 31–44
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 0.464 17½ 38–38 33–44
Boston Braves 66 86 0.434 22 43–34 23–52
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 0.384 29½ 33–42 25–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 6–15 12–10 12–10–1 12–10 7–15 10–11 7–15
Brooklyn 15–6 14–8 4–18 9–13 13–9 9–13–2 7–15
Chicago 10–12 8–14 13–9–1 14–8 16–6 10–12 11–11
Cincinnati 10–12–1 18–4 9–13–1 7–15 16–6–1 13–9 14–8
New York 10–12 13–9 8–14 15–7 12–7 6–16 10–12
Philadelphia 15–7 9–13 6–16 6–16–1 7–12 8–14 7–15
Pittsburgh 11–10 13–9–2 12–10 9–13 16–6 14–8 9–13–2
St. Louis 15–7 15–7 11–11 8–14 12–10 15–7 13–9–2


Roster

1926 Boston Braves
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
C Zack Taylor 125 432 110 .255 0 42
1B Dick Burrus 131 486 131 .270 3 61
2B Doc Gautreau 79 266 71 .267 0 8
SS Dave Bancroft 127 453 141 .311 1 44
3B Andy High 130 476 141 .296 2 66
OF Jack Smith 96 322 100 .311 2 25
OF Eddie Brown 153 612 201 .328 2 84
OF Jimmy Welsh 134 490 136 .278 3 57

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
Ed Taylor 92 272 73 .268 0 33
Frank Wilson 87 236 56 .237 0 23
Eddie Moore 54 184 49 .266 0 15
Leslie Mann 50 129 39 .302 1 20
Johnny Cooney 64 126 38 .302 0 18
Bernie Neis 30 93 20 .215 0 8
Oscar Siemer 31 73 15 .205 0 5
Jimmy Johnston 23 57 14 .246 1 5
Frank Gibson 24 47 16 .340 0 7
Shanty Hogan 4 14 4 .286 0 5
Harry Riconda 4 12 2 .167 0 0
Sid Womack 1 3 0 .000 0 1

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
Larry Benton 43 231.2 14 14 3.85 103
Joe Genewich 37 216 8 16 3.88 59
Bob Smith 33 201.1 10 13 3.75 44
Johnny Werts 32 189.1 11 9 3.28 65
Hal Goldsmith 19 101 5 7 4.37 16
Foster Edwards 3 25 2 0 0.72 4

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
George Mogridge 39 142 6 10 4.50 46
Bunny Hearn 34 117.1 4 9 4.22 40
Johnny Cooney 19 83.1 3 3 4.00 23
Kyle Graham 15 36.1 3 3 7.93 7
Rosy Ryan 7 19 0 2 7.58 1

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
Bill Vargus 4 0 0 0 3.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor league baseball

Level Team League Manager
A Providence Rubes Eastern League Rube Marquard

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Providence[1]

References

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