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1947 Boston Braves season

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Record  86–68 (.558)
Start date  1947
General manager  John Quinn
League place  3rd
Manager  Billy Southworth
Owner  Lou Perini
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Local radio  WHDH (Jim Britt, Tom Hussey)
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Offseason

  • Prior to 1947 season (exact date unknown)
  • Jack Daniels was acquired by the Braves from the Bloomingdale Troopers.
  • Carl Sawatski was acquired by the Braves from the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • Regular season

    On April 15, the Braves played against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Jackie Robinson's first game. Johnny Sain threw the first pitch against Robinson. Behind 3–2, Robinson scored the game-winning run against the Braves. The final score was 5–3 for Brooklyn.

    Contents

    Bob Elliott became the first third baseman in the history of the National League to win the MVP Award.

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Starting pitchers

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

    Other pitchers

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

    Relief pitchers

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

    Awards and honors

  • Bob Elliott, National League MVP
  • Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Milwaukee

    References

    1947 Boston Braves season Wikipedia


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