Boston (N) Braves Clubhouse
Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Ken
Record: 10 Wins, 17 Losses, .370 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 5 Wins, 7 Losses
Away Record: 5 Wins, 10 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 1 Wins, 5 Losses
X-Innings Record: 0 Wins, 1 Losses
Record vs LHP: 1 Wins, 8 Losses
Record vs RHP: 9 Wins, 9 Losses
Payroll: $52,515,719 (13th)
Fan Interest: 50/100 (9th)
Batting AVG: .277 (7th)
Homeruns: 40 (3rd)
Walks: 85 (15th)
Stolen Bases: 10 (14th)
Runs Scored: 149 (8th)

Pitching ERA: 6.06 (14th)
Opponents AVG: .299 (16th)
HRs Allowed: 39 (12th)
Walks Allowed: 118 (12th)
Runs Allowed: 167 (14th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Ray Mueller36C 3/8/1912RightRight.302010.667 
Ken Sears49C 7/6/1917LeftRight.268180.690 
INFIELDER           
Ted Kluszewski341B9/10/1924LeftLeft.403122801.394 
Bruce Campbell751B10/20/1909LeftRight.333180.963 
George Scharein232B11/21/1914RightRight.0000001.000 
Jim Bucher84SS3/11/1911LeftRight.286001.643 
Granny Hamner34SS4/26/1927RightRight.32772901.067 
Bob Dillinger493B9/17/1918RightRight.2331116.628 
Buddy Lewis263B8/10/1916LeftRight.281133.806 
OUTFIELDER           
Hank Leiber93LF1/17/1911RightRight.375010.708 
Johnny Welaj68RF5/27/1914RightRight.194120.597 
Sid Gordon82CF8/13/1917RightRight.2905140.858 
Danny Litwhiler85RF8/31/1916RightRight.3028210.999 
Andy Pafko66CF2/25/1921RightRight.296150.774 
Carl Furillo10RF3/8/1922RightRight.202190.516 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Mel Harder10SP10/15/1909RightRight4.993201.71 
Dizzy Trout82SP6/29/1915RightRight6.272401.77 
Hank Borowy4SP5/12/1916RightRight9.531301.97 
Allie Reynolds49SP2/10/1917RightRight5.951401.65 
Dave Koslo38SP3/31/1920LeftLeft9.000001.57 
RELIEVERS           
Al Brazle70MR10/19/1913LeftLeft3.180000.71 
Rankin Johnson68MR3/1/1917RightRight4.910111.64 
Ken Burkhart63MR11/18/1916RightRight4.501011.50 
Johnny Vander meer37MR11/2/1914BothLeft36.000105.00 
Lefty Wallace35MR8/12/1921LeftLeft3.922201.43 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Dave FerrissOUTfull season0 daysTorn Calf Muscle
Sheldon JonesOUT4 weeks0 daysBone Chips Elbow
Jerry LynnOUTfull season0 daysTorn Thigh Muscle
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L B. Lewis3B
2) R B. Dillinger2B
3) R S. GordonCF
4) L T. Kluszewski1B
5) R G. HamnerSS
6) R D. LitwhilerLF
7) R C. FurilloRF
8) L K. SearsC
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) L B. Lewis3B
2) R B. Dillinger2B
3) R S. GordonCF
4) R D. LitwhilerLF
5) R C. FurilloRF
6) R G. HamnerSS
7) R J. Welaj1B
8) R R. MuellerC
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R D. Trout
2) R M. Harder
3) R H. Borowy
4) R A. Reynolds
5) L L. Wallace
Mopup Reliever
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Middle Reliever
1) L D. Koslo
2) R K. Burkhart
3) L A. Brazle
4)
Setup Reliever
1) R K. Burkhart
2) L A. Brazle

Closer
1) R R. Johnson
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Philadelphia (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer considerable more money.

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Philadelphia (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Bob Lemon



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a BIG amount of money!

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- I still prefer the offer from New York (A).
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Mark Filley



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Boston (N)!

Regards,
Mark Filley



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Mike Balas



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Johnny Vander meer



Date: Wednesday, 2/22/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Boston (N)!

Regards,
Mike Balas



Date: Wednesday, 2/22/1948
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Mike Balas.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Wednesday, 2/22/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Boston (N)!

Regards,
Johnny Vander meer



Date: Sunday, 2/26/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Cincinnati has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Sunday, 4/16/1948
Subject: Sheldon Jones healing process
Sheldon Jones is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Preston Gomez
Dear Sir,
Preston Gomez has an AVG of .292 at A !
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Sheldon Jones
Dear Sir,
Sheldon Jones is doing pretty good at A !
He has an ERA of 1.29, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Slim Emmerich
Dear Sir,
Slim Emmerich has nothing more to prove at AA !
He has an ERA of 3.31 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Joe Buzas
Dear Sir,
Joe Buzas has nothing more to prove at A !
He has an AVG of .307 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Ray Poole
Dear Sir,
Ray Poole has an AVG of .314 at AA !
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director




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