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1973 ATLANTA BRAVES

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  76-85   .472
Result:   5th in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Eddie Mathews
General Manager:   Eddie Robinson
Stadium:  Atlanta Stadium
Attendance:  800,655
Playoffs: Season in progress

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hank Aaron (39)
Youngest Player:  Rod Gilbreath (20)
Longest Tenure:  Phil Niekro, Ron Reed, Hank Aaron (8)
Top Hitter:  Darrell Evans (1)
Top Pitcher:  Carl Morton (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Pat Rockett (#10)

Roster Continuity:  64.54%
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Cincinnati9963.611--
LA Dodgers9566.5903.5
SF Giants8874.54311.0
Houston8280.50617.0
Atlanta7685.47222.5
San Diego60102.37039.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
44Hank AaronOFMLB6-0180RightRight2/5/193439Mobile,Alabama1952UDFA Mbr

12Dusty BakerOFMLB6-2200RightRight6/15/194924Riverside,California196726503ATL
4Larvell BlanksSS-2BMLB5-8167RightRight1/28/195023Del Rio,Texas1969360ATL
20,45Oscar BrownOFMLB6-0175RightRight2/8/194627Long Beach,California1966572CAL
5Paul CasanovaCMLB6-4200RightRight12/21/194131Colon,Cuba1960UDFA CLE
30Dave CheadlePMLB6-2203LeftLeft2/19/195221Greensboro,North Carolina1970112NYY
43Al ClosterPMLB6-2190LeftLeft6/15/194330Creighton,Nebraska1965UDFA Wa2
27Adrian DevinePMLB6-4205RightRight12/2/195121Galveston,Texas1970245ATL
14Dick DietzCMLB6-1195RightRight9/18/194131Crawfordsville,Indiana1960UDFA SF
27Pat DobsonPMLB6-3190RightRight2/12/194231Depew,New York1960UDFA DET
11Darrell Evans3B-1BMLB6-2205LeftRight5/26/194726Pasadena,California1967355PHI
56Wenty FordPMLB5-11165RightRight11/25/194626Nassau,BahamasUDFA 
17Leo FosterSS-2BMLB5-11165RightRight2/2/195122Covington,Kentucky1978UDFA BOS
40Jimmy FreemanPMLB6-4180LeftLeft6/29/195122Carlsbad,New Mexico19696130ATL
25,34Danny FrisellaPMLB6-0195LeftRight3/4/194627San Francisco,California1966349NYM
48Ralph GarrOFMLB5-11197LeftRight12/12/194527Monroe,Louisiana1967352ATL
39Gary GentryPMLB6-0183RightRight10/6/194626Phoenix,Arizona1967360NYM
19Rod Gilbreath2B-3BMLB6-2185RightRight9/24/195220Laurel,Mississippi1970369ATL
29Chuck Goggin2B-OFMLB5-11175BothRight7/7/194527Pompano Beach,Florida1964UDFA LAD
24Roric HarrisonPMLB6-3195RightRight9/20/194626Los Angeles,California1965UDFA HOU
43Joe HoernerPMLB6-1200RightLeft11/12/193636Dubuque,Iowa1957UDFA CHW
26Tom HousePMLB5-11190LeftLeft4/29/194726Seattle,Washington1967348ATL
25Larry HowardCMLB6-3200RightRight6/6/194528Columbus,Ohio1963UDFA Hoc
16Sonny JacksonOF-SSMLB5-9155LeftRight7/9/194428Washington,DC1962UDFA Hoc
6Davey Johnson2BMLB6-1182RightRight1/30/194330Orlando,Florida1962UDFA BAL
36Tom KelleyPMLB6-0191RightRight1/5/194429Manchester,Connecticut1963UDFA CLE
32Max LeonPMLB6-0170RightRight2/4/195023Pozo Hondo,Mexico1978UDFA ATL
28Mike LumOF-1BMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/27/194527Honolulu,Hawaii1963UDFA ATL
42Norm MillerOFMLB5-11195LeftRight2/5/194627Los Angeles,California1964UDFA LAA
49Carl MortonPMLB6-0200RightRight1/18/194429Kansas City,Missouri1965UDFA ATL
31Gary NeibauerPMLB6-3200RightRight10/29/194428Billings,Montana1966888CLE
36Joe NiekroPMLB6-1190RightRight11/7/194428Martins Ferry,Ohio1966784CLE
35Phil NiekroPMLB6-1180RightRight4/1/193934Blaine,Ohio1959UDFA Mbr
15Johnny OatesCMLB5-11185LeftRight1/21/194627Sylva,North Carolina1967110BAL
22Jim PantherPMLB6-1190RightRight3/1/194528Burlington,Iowa1967592Kca
7Joe Pepitone1B-OFMLB6-2200LeftLeft10/9/194032Brooklyn,New York1958UDFA NYY
9Marty PerezSS-2BMLB5-11160RightRight2/28/194726Visalia,California1964UDFA LAA
18Jack Pierce1BMLB6-0210LeftRight6/2/194825Laurel,Mississippi1970246ATL
38Ron ReedPMLB6-6215RightRight11/2/194230LaPorte,Indiana1965UDFA ATL
37Ron SchuelerPMLB6-4205RightRight4/18/194825Catharine,Kansas1967343ATL
7Frank Tepedino1BMLB5-11192LeftLeft11/23/194725Brooklyn,New York1965355BAL
34Cecil UpshawPMLB6-6205RightRight10/22/194230Spearsville,Louisiana1964UDFA Mbr
18Freddie VelazquezCMLB6-1185RightRight12/6/193735Santo Domingo,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lew BurdettePitching Coach 
Jim BusbyThird Base Coach 
Milo HamiltonBroadcaster 
Roy HartsfieldFirst Base Coach 
Ernie Johnson SrBroadcaster 
Eddie MathewsManager 
Eddie RobinsonGeneral Manager 
Connie RyanAssistant Coach 
Ken SilvestriBullpen Coach 


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