1926 Boston Braves season

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1926 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 66–86 (.434)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) Emil Fuchs
Manager(s) Dave Bancroft
Local television none
Local radio WNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1926 Boston Braves season was the 56th season of the franchise.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 47–30 42–35
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 2 53–23 34–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 0.549 49–28 35–41
Chicago Cubs 82 72 0.532 7 49–28 33–44
New York Giants 74 77 0.490 13½ 43–33 31–44
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 0.464 17½ 38–38 33–44
Boston Braves 66 86 0.434 22 43–34 23–52
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 0.384 29½ 33–42 25–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1926 National League Records

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


Roster[edit]

1926 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
SS Dave Bancroft 127 453 141 .311 1 44
OF Jack Smith 96 322 100 .311 2 25

Other batters[edit]

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
Ed Taylor 92 272 73 .268 0 33
Johnny Cooney 64 126 38 .302 0 18
Frank Gibson 24 47 16 .340 0 7

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Larry Benton 43 231.2 14 14 3.85 103
Joe Genewich 37 216 8 16 3.88 59
Bob Smith 33 201.1 10 13 3.75 44
Foster Edwards 3 25 2 0 0.72 4

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bunny Hearn 34 117.1 4 9 4.22 40
Johnny Cooney 19 83.1 3 3 4.00 23

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Providence Rubes Eastern League Rube Marquard

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Providence[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

External links[edit]