1931 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record64–90 (.416)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Emil Fuchs
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local televisionnone
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1931 Boston Braves season was the 61st season of the franchise. The team finished 7th place in the National League with a record of 64 wins and 90 losses, 37 games behind the Saint Louis Cardinals.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 101 53 0.656 54–24 47–29
New York Giants 87 65 0.572 13 50–27 37–38
Chicago Cubs 84 70 0.545 17 50–27 34–43
Brooklyn Robins 79 73 0.520 21 46–29 33–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 79 0.487 26 44–33 31–46
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 0.429 35 40–36 26–52
Boston Braves 64 90 0.416 37 36–41 28–49
Cincinnati Reds 58 96 0.377 43 38–39 20–57

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 11–11–1 8–14–1 8–14 6–16 11–11 11–11 9–13
Brooklyn 11–11–1 14–8 10–12 10–10 13–9 11–11 10–12
Chicago 14–8–1 8–14 14–8 12–10 14–8 14–8–1 8–14
Cincinnati 14–8 12–10 8–14 7–15 9–13 6–16 2–20
New York 16–6 10–10 10–12 15–7 14–8–1 12–10 10–12
Philadelphia 11–11 9–13 8–14 13–9 8–14–1 13–9 4–18
Pittsburgh 11–11 11–11 8–14–1 16–6 10–12 9–13 10–12
St. Louis 13–9 12–10 14–8 20–2 12–10 18–4 12–10


Roster

1931 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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 Al Spohrer 114 350 84 .240 0 27
1B Earl Sheely 147 538 147 .273 1 77
2B Freddie Maguire 148 492 112 .228 0 26
SS Rabbit Maranville 145 562 146 .260 0 33
3B Billy Urbanski 82 303 72 .238 0 17
OF Red Worthington 128 491 143 .291 4 44
OF Wes Schulmerich 95 327 101 .309 2 43
OF Wally Berger 156 617 199 .323 19 84

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
Lance Richbourg 97 286 82 .287 2 29
Randy Moore 83 192 50 .260 3 34
Bill Dreesen 48 180 40 .222 1 10
Bill Cronin 51 107 22 .206 0 10
Johnny Neun 79 104 23 .221 0 11
Al Bool 49 85 16 .188 0 6
Charlie Wilson 16 58 11 .190 1 11
Earl Clark 16 50 11 .220 0 4
Buster Chatham 17 44 10 .227 1 3
Bucky Walters 9 38 8 .211 0 0
Bill Hunnefield 11 21 6 .286 0 1
Pat Veltman 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Johnny Scalzi 2 1 0 .000 0 0

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
Ed Brandt 33 250.0 18 11 2.92 112
Tom Zachary 33 229.0 11 15 3.10 64
Socks Seibold 33 206.1 10 18 4.67 50

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
Ben Cantwell 33 156.1 7 9 3.63 32
Bill Sherdel 27 137.2 6 10 4.25 34
Bruce Cunningham 33 136.2 3 12 4.48 32
Fred Frankhouse 26 127.1 8 8 4.03 50
Ray Moss 12 45.0 1 3 4.60 14
Bob Brown 3 6.1 0 1 8.53 2

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
Hal Haid 27 0 2 1 4.50 20
Bill McAfee 18 0 1 0 6.37 9

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
B Hazleton Mountaineers New York–Pennsylvania League Hugh Fitzgerald and Jake Pitler

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References

  1. ^ Bob Smith page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997