1941 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record62–92 (.403)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s)Casey Stengel
Local televisionnone
Local radioWAAB
(Jim Britt)
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The 1941 Boston Braves season was the 71st season of the franchise, and saw the team revert to the “Braves” moniker after five seasons playing under the name of “Boston Bees”. The Braves finished seventh in the National League with a record of 62 wins and 92 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 100 54 0.649 52–25 48–29
St. Louis Cardinals 97 56 0.634 53–24 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 88 66 0.571 12 45–34 43–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 73 0.526 19 45–32 36–41
New York Giants 74 79 0.484 25½ 38–39 36–40
Chicago Cubs 70 84 0.455 30 38–39 32–45
Boston Braves 62 92 0.403 38 32–44 30–48
Philadelphia Phillies 43 111 0.279 57 23–52 20–59

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 4–18–2 11–11 9–13 6–16 14–8 10–12 8–14
Brooklyn 18–4–2 13–9 14–8 14–8 18–4 12–10 11–11–1
Chicago 11–11 9–13 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 9–13 10–12
Cincinnati 13–9 8–14 14–8 15–7 16–6 12–10 10–12
New York 16–6 8–14 13–9 7–15 16–6 8–14–2 6–15–1
Philadelphia 8–14 4–18 8–14–1 6–16 6–16 6–16 5–17
Pittsburgh 12–10 10–12 13–9 10–12 14–8–2 16–6 6–16
St. Louis 14–8 11–11–1 12–10 12–10 15–6–1 17–5 16–6


Notable transactions

Roster

1941 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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 Ray Berres 120 279 56 .201 1 19
1B Buddy Hassett 118 405 120 .296 1 33
2B Bama Rowell 138 483 129 .267 7 60
SS Eddie Miller 154 585 140 .239 6 68
3B Sibby Sisti 140 541 140 .259 1 45
OF Gene Moore 129 397 108 .272 5 43
OF Johnny Cooney 123 442 141 .319 0 29
OF Max West 138 484 134 .277 12 68

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
Paul Waner 95 294 82 .279 2 46
Phil Masi 87 180 40 .222 3 18
Skippy Roberge 55 167 36 .216 0 15
Babe Dahlgren 44 166 39 .235 7 30
Frank Demaree 48 113 26 .230 2 15
Buddy Gremp 37 75 18 .240 0 10
Hank Majeski 19 55 8 .145 0 3
Al Montgomery 42 52 10 .192 0 4
Lloyd Waner 19 51 21 .412 0 4
Chet Ross 29 50 6 .120 0 4
Whitey Wietelmann 16 33 3 .091 0 0
Don Manno 22 30 5 .167 0 4
John Dudra 14 25 9 .360 0 3
Earl Averill 8 17 2 .118 0 2
Buster Bray 4 11 1 .091 0 1
Mel Preibisch 5 4 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
Jim Tobin 33 238.0 12 12 3.10 61
Manny Salvo 35 195.0 7 16 4.06 67
George Barnicle 1 6.2 0 1 6.75 2

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
Art Johnson 43 183.1 7 15 3.53 70
Dick Errickson 38 165.2 6 12 4.78 45
Al Javery 34 160.2 10 11 4.31 54
Tom Earley 33 138.2 6 8 2.53 54
Johnny Hutchings 36 95.2 1 6 4.14 36
Bill Posedel 18 53.2 4 4 4.87 10
Wes Ferrell 4 14.0 2 1 5.14 10

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
Hank LaManna 35 5 4 1 5.33 23
Joe Sullivan 16 2 2 0 4.13 11
Nick Strincevich 3 0 0 0 10.80 1
Eddie Carnett 2 0 0 0 20.25 2
Al Piechota 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Jack Onslow and Don Manno
B Evansville Bees Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
B Bridgeport Bees Interstate League Rudy Hulswitt
D Bradford Bees PONY League Del Bissonette

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Bradford[2]

Notes

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

References