1929 Boston Braves season

The 1929 Boston Braves season was the 59th season of the franchise.

1929 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record56–98 (.364)
League place8th
Other information
Owner(s)Emil Fuchs
Manager(s)Emil Fuchs
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 98 54 0.645 52–25 46–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 88 65 0.575 10½ 45–31 43–34
New York Giants 84 67 0.556 13½ 39–37 45–30
St. Louis Cardinals 78 74 0.513 20 43–32 35–42
Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 0.464 27½ 39–37 32–45
Brooklyn Robins 70 83 0.458 28½ 42–35 28–48
Cincinnati Reds 66 88 0.429 33 38–39 28–49
Boston Braves 56 98 0.364 43 34–43 22–55

Record vs. opponents

1929 National League Records

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

Roster

1929 Boston Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
2B Freddie Maguire 138 496 125 .252 0 41
OF George Harper 136 457 133 .291 10 68

Other batters

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
Heinie Mueller 46 93 19 .204 0 11
Lou Legett 39 81 13 .160 0 6
Gene Robertson 8 28 8 .286 0 6

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Smith 34 231 11 17 4.68 65
Socks Seibold 33 205.2 12 17 4.73 54
Ed Brandt 26 167.2 8 13 5.53 50
Ben Cantwell 27 157 4 13 4.47 25

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Percy Jones 35 188.1 7 15 4.64 69
Bruce Cunningham 17 91.2 4 6 4.52 22
Bill Clarkson 2 7 0 1 10.29 0

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bunny Hearn 10 2 0 0 4.42 12
Red Peery 9 0 1 0 5.11 3

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Providence Grays Eastern League King Bader

[2]

References

  1. ^ Rogers Hornsby page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

External links

Bill Dunlap

William James Dunlap (May 1, 1909 – November 29, 1980) was a backup outfielder in Major League Baseball, playing mainly at left field for the Boston Braves in the 1929 and 1930 seasons. Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 170 lb., Dunlap batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Palmer, Massachusetts.

In a two-season career, Dunlap posted a .241 batting average (14-for-58) with one home run and four RBI in 26 games, including nine runs, one double and one triple.

Dunlap died on November 29, 1980 in Reading, Pennsylvania at the age of 71.

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