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1948 Boston Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 91-62 .595
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 739-582 + 157
Roster Continuity 69.95% 10/16
Manager(s): Billy Southworth
General Manager:
Ballpark: Braves Field
Attendance: 1,455,439 7/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bob Keely
Assistant Coach: Johnny Cooney
Assistant Coach: Ernie White
National League Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1948 Boston Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Johnny AntonelliP6-0190L-L181948Not draftedMLB--
    13Red BarrettP5-11183R-R331937Not draftedMLB--
    17Johnny BeazleyP6-1190R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    24Vern BickfordP6-0185R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    11Paul BurrisC6-0190R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    19Clint ConatserOF5-11182R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    2Alvin DarkSS-3B5-11185R-R261946Not draftedMLB--
    3Bob Elliott3B-OF6-0185R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    16Glenn ElliottP5-10170B-L281947Not draftedMLB--
    4,36Jeff HeathOF200L-R331936Not draftedMLB--
    37Bobby HogueP5-10195R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    1Tommy HolmesOF5-10180L-L311942Not draftedMLB--
    7Danny LitwhilerOF5-10198R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    25Al LyonsP6-2195R-R291944Not draftedMLB--
    11Ray MartinP6-2177R-R231943Not draftedMLB--
    10Phil MasiC5-10180R-R321939Not draftedMLB--
    6Frank McCormick1B6-4205R-R371934Not draftedMLB--
    31Mike McCormickOF6-0200R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    22,25Nels PotterP5-11180L-R361936Not draftedMLB--
    38Jim PrendergastP6-1208L-L301948Not draftedMLB--
    4Marv RickertOF6-2195L-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim RussellOF6-1181B-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    8Connie Ryan2B5-11175R-R281942Not draftedMLB--
    33Johnny SainP6-2200R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    15Bill SalkeldC5-10190L-R311945Not draftedMLB--
    5,20Ray Sanders1B6-2185L-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    26Clyde ShounP6-1188L-L361935Not draftedMLB--
    7Sibby Sisti2B-3B5-11175R-R271939Not draftedMLB--
    21Warren SpahnP6-0175L-L271942Not draftedMLB--
    12Eddie Stanky2B5-8170R-R311943Not draftedMLB--
    14Bobby SturgeonSS-2B6-0175R-R281940Not draftedMLB--
    9Earl Torgeson1B6-3180L-L241947Not draftedMLB--
    39,96Bill VoiselleP6-4200R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    29Ernie WhiteP5-11175R-L311940Not draftedMLB--
    16Ed WrightP6-1180R-R291945Not draftedMLB--

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