1916 Boston Braves Season
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1916 Boston Braves Season

1916 Boston Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record89-63 (.586)
League place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Percy Haughton
Manager(s)George Stallings
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The 1916 Boston Braves season was the 46th season of the franchise. was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 89-63, four games behind the Brooklyn Robins.

Before the 1916 season, the Braves were sold to a syndicate headed by former Harvard University football coach Percy Haughton.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 -- 50-27 44-33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50-29 41-33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41-31 48-32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47-30 39-36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37-41 30-45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37-40 28-49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36-40 24-53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32-44 28-49


Record vs. opponents

1916 National League Records

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


Roster

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
C Hank Gowdy 118 349 88 .252 1 34
1B Ed Konetchy 158 566 147 .260 3 70
2B Johnny Evers 71 241 52 .216 0 15
SS Rabbit Maranville 155 604 142 .235 4 38
3B Red Smith 150 509 132 .259 3 60
OF Sherry Magee 122 419 101 .241 3 54
OF Fred Snodgrass 112 382 95 .249 1 32
OF Joe Wilhoit 116 383 88 .230 2 38

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
Zip Collins 93 268 56 .209 1 18
Dick Egan 83 238 53 .223 0 16
Ed Fitzpatrick 83 216 46 .213 1 18
Joe Connolly 62 110 25 .227 0 12
Earl Blackburn 47 110 30 .273 0 7
Pete Compton 34 98 20 .204 0 8
Walt Tragesser 41 54 11 .204 0 4
Larry Chappell 20 53 12 .226 0 9
Fred Bailey 6 10 1 .100 0 1
Art Rico 4 4 0 .000 0 0
Joe Mathes 2 0 0 --- 0 0

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
Dick Rudolph 41 312 19 12 2.16 133
Lefty Tyler 34 249.1 17 9 2.02 117
Pat Ragan 28 182 9 9 2.08 94
Frank Allen 19 113 8 2 2.07 63

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
Tom Hughes 40 161 16 3 2.35 97
Jesse Barnes 33 163 6 15 2.37 55
Art Nehf 22 121 7 5 2.01 63
Ed Reulbach 21 109.1 7 6 2.47 47

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
Elmer Knetzer 2 0 2 0 7.20 2

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