1930 Boston Braves season

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1930 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 70–84 (.455)
League place 6th
Other information
Owner(s) Emil Fuchs
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local television none
Local radio WNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1930 Boston Braves season was the 60th season of the franchise.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 62 0.597 53–24 39–38
Chicago Cubs 90 64 0.584 2 51–26 39–38
New York Giants 87 67 0.565 5 46–31 41–36
Brooklyn Robins 86 68 0.558 6 49–28 37–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 0.519 12 42–35 38–39
Boston Braves 70 84 0.455 22 39–38 31–46
Cincinnati Reds 59 95 0.383 33 37–40 22–55
Philadelphia Phillies 52 102 0.338 40 35–42 17–60

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1930 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 5–17 13–9 11–11 14–8 10–12 8–14
Brooklyn 13–9 8–14 13–9 13–9 15–7 13–9 11–11
Chicago 17–5 14–8 11–11 10–12 16–6–2 11–11 11–11
Cincinnati 9–13 9–13 11–11 7–15 12–10 8–14 3–19
New York 11–11 9–13 12–10 15–7 16–6 14–8 10–12
Philadelphia 8–14 7–15 6–16–2 10–12 6–16 9–13 6–16
Pittsburgh 12–10 9–13 11–11 14–8 8–14 13–9 13–9
St. Louis 14–8 11–11 11–11 19–3 12–10 16–6 9–13


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1930 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

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
C Al Spohrer 112 356 113 .317 2 37
1B George Sisler 116 431 133 .309 3 67
2B Freddie Maguire 146 516 138 .267 0 52
SS Rabbit Maranville 142 558 157 .281 2 43
OF Lance Richbourg 130 529 161 .304 3 54
OF Wally Berger 151 555 172 .310 38 119

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
Earl Clark 82 233 69 .296 3 28
Bernie James 8 11 2 .182 0 1
Billy Rhiel 20 47 8 .170 0 4
Owen Kahn 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

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
Socks Seibold 36 251 15 16 4.12 70
Bob Smith 38 219.2 10 14 4.26 84
Ben Cantwell 31 173.1 9 15 4.88 43
Bill Sherdel 21 119.1 6 5 4.75 26
Burleigh Grimes 11 49 3 5 7.35 15

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
Ed Brandt 41 147.1 4 11 5.01 65
Fred Frankhouse 27 110.2 7 6 5.61 30
Bruce Cunningham 36 106.2 5 6 5.48 28

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
Ken Jones 8 0 1 0 5.95 4
Johnny Cooney 2 0 0 0 18.00 1
Bob Brown 3 0 0 0 10.50 1

Notes[edit]

References[edit]