1942 Boston Braves season

1942 Boston Braves

Major League affiliations

National League (since 1876)

Location

Braves Field (since 1915)

Boston, Massachusetts (since 1871)

Results

Record
59–89 (.399)

League place
7th

Other information

Owner(s)
J.A. Robert Quinn

Manager(s)
Casey Stengel

Local radio
WAAB
(Jim Britt)

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

Contents

1 Regular season

1.1 Season standings
1.2 Record vs. opponents
1.3 Roster

2 Player stats

2.1 Batting

2.1.1 Starters by position
2.1.2 Other batters

2.2 Pitching

2.2.1 Starting pitchers
2.2.2 Other pitchers
2.2.3 Relief pitchers

3 Farm system
4 Notes
5 References

Regular season[edit]

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

Season standings[edit]

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t
e

National League
W
L
Pct.
GB
Home
Road

St. Louis Cardinals
106
48
0.688

60–17
46–31

Brooklyn Dodgers
104
50
0.675
2
57–22
47–28

New York Giants
85
67
0.559
20
47–31
38–36

Cincinnati Reds
76
76
0.500
29
38–39
38–37

Pittsburgh Pirates
66
81
0.449
36½
41–34
25–47

Chicago Cubs
68
86
0.442
38
36–41
32–45

Boston Braves
59
89
0.399
44
33–36
26–53

Philadelphia Phillies
42
109
0.278
62½
23–51
19–58

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1942 National League Records

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Sources:
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team
BOS
BR
CHC
CIN
NYG
PHI
PIT
STL

Boston

6–16
13–9
5–16–1
8–12
14–8
7–12–1
6–16

Brooklyn
16–6

16–6
15–7
14–8–1
18–4
16–6
9–13

Chicago
9–13
6–16

13–9
9–13–1
14–8
11–11
6–16

Cincinnati
16–5–1
7–15
9–13

9–13
16–6
12–9–1
7–15

New York
12–8
8–14–1
13–9–1
13–9

17–5
15–7
7–15

Philadelphia
8–14
4–18
8–14
6–16
5–17

6–13
5–17

Pittsburgh
12–7–1
6–16
11–11
9–12–1
7–15
13–6

8–14–2

St. Louis
16–6
13–9
16–6
15–7
15–7
17–5
14–8–2

Roster[edit]

1942 Boston Braves

Roster

Pitchers

20 George Diehl

21 Bill Donovan

26 Tom Earley

19 Dick Errickson

24 Jim Hickey

17 Johnny Hutchings

18 Al Javery

29 Art Johnson

24 Frank LaManna

28 Johnny Sain

23 Manny Salvo

16 Warren Spahn

22 Jim Tobin

27 Lou Tost

16 Lefty Wallace

Catchers

11 Clyde Kluttz

 5 Ernie Lombardi

10 Phil Masi

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