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  • Boston Braves - 1951

    76-78

    Fourth place in National League

    Day-by-Day Summary



    REGULARS BA HR RBI
    1B Earl Torgeson .263 24 92
    2B Roy Hartsfield .271 6 31
    SS Buddy Kerr .186 1 18
    3B Bob Elliott .285 15 70
    OF Sam Jethroe .280 18 65
    OF Willard Marshall .281 11 62
    OF Sid Gordon .287 29 109
    C Walker Cooper .313 18 59
      Other position players:
    Sibby Sisti (.279, 2, 38), Bob Addis (.276, 1, 24), Johnny Logan (.219, 0, 16), Luis Marquez (.197, 0, 11), Ray Mueller (.157, 1, 9), Luis Olmo (.196, 0, 4), Tommy Holmes (.172, 0, 5), Gene Mauch (.100, 0, 1), Bob Thorpe (.500, 0, 1)
     
    STARTERS W-L ERA SV
    L Warren Spahn 22-14 2.98 0
    R Max Surkont 12-16 3.99 1
    R Johnny Sain 5-13 4.21 1
    R Vern Bickford 11-9 3.12 0
    L Chet Nichols 11-8 2.88 2
    R Jim Wilson 7-7 5.40 1
    BULLPEN
    R George Estock 0-1 4.33 3
    L Bob Chipman 4-3 4.85 4
    R Phil Paine 2-0 3.06 0
    R Dave Cole 2-4 4.26 0
      Other pitchers:
    Dick Donovan (0-0, 5.27), Blix Donnelly (0-1, 7.36), Bobby Hogue (0-0, 5.40), Sid Schacht (0-2, 1.93), Lew Burdette (0-0, 6.23)
     





    Tuesday, January 23
    Future Brave Charlie Spikes is born in Bogalusa, LA.
    Friday, February 2
    Future Brave Leo Foster is born in Covington, KY.
    Friday, February 9
    Future Brave Eddie Solomon is born in Perry, GA.
    Wednesday, February 28
    Future Brave Rufino Linares is born in San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
    Wednesday, March 7
    Future Brave Jeff Burroughs is born in Long Beach, CA.
    Tuesday, March 27
    Future Brave Dick Ruthven is born in Sacramento, CA.
    Tuesday, April 17
    Lost to Giants (1-0), 4-0Braves Field (0-1)0-1
    Starters: Larry Jansen vs Vern BickfordThird1 out
    Major-league debuts: Johnny Logan (Braves)
    Wednesday, April 18
    Defeated Giants (1-1), 8-5Braves Field (1-1)1-1
    Starters: Sal Maglie vs Johnny SainThird1 out
    Major-league debuts: Ray Noble (Giants)
    Thursday, April 19
    Lost to Giants (2-1), 4-2Braves Field (1-2)1-2
    Starters: Jim Hearn vs Warren SpahnThird1 out
    Defeated Giants (2-2), 13-12Braves Field (2-2)2-2
    Starters: Jack Kramer vs Dick DonovanThird1 out
    Major-league debuts: Chet Nichols and Bob Thorpe (Braves)
    Friday, April 20
    Defeated Phillies (1-2), 2-1Shibe Park (1-0)3-2Won 2
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Ken HeintzelmanThird1 out
    Saturday, April 21
    Defeated Phillies (1-3), 8-6Shibe Park (2-0)4-2Won 3
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Robin RobertsSecond1 out
    Major-league debuts: Leo Cristante (Phillies) George Estock (Braves)
    Sunday, April 22
    Lost to Phillies (2-3), 6-5Shibe Park (2-1)4-3
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Bubba ChurchThird1 out
    Former Brave Ox Eckhardt dies in Yorktown, TX at the age of 50.
    Monday, April 23
    Lost to Dodgers (5-1), 2-1Ebbets Field (0-1)4-4Lost 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Joe HattenSixth2 out
    Tuesday, April 24
    Defeated Dodgers (5-2), 7-4Ebbets Field (1-1)5-4
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Preacher RoeFifth1 out
    Wednesday, April 25
    Defeated Dodgers (5-3), 6-5Ebbets Field (2-1)6-4Won 2
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Don NewcombeThird2 out
    Thursday, April 26
    Defeated Giants (2-9), 3-0Polo Grounds V (1-0)7-4Won 3
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Sal MaglieThird1 out
    Friday, April 27
    Defeated Giants (2-10), 7-3Polo Grounds V (2-0)8-4Won 4
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Jim HearnSecond2 out
    Saturday, April 28
    Defeated Phillies (6-5), 3-0Braves Field (3-2)9-4Won 5
    Starters: Russ Meyer vs Max SurkontFirst--
    Sunday, April 29
    Defeated Phillies (6-6), 1-0Braves Field (4-2)10-4Won 6
    Starters: Jocko Thompson vs Vern BickfordFirst--
    Lost to Phillies (7-6), 10-9Braves Field (4-3)10-5
    Starters: Bob Miller vs Dick DonovanFirst--
    Tuesday, May 1
    Lost to Cardinals (7-3), 5-2Braves Field (4-4)10-6Lost 2
    Starters: Tom Poholsky vs Johnny SainSecond3 out
    Wednesday, May 2
    Defeated Cardinals (7-4), 5-0Braves Field (5-4)11-6
    Starters: Gerry Staley vs Warren SpahnFirst--
    Thursday, May 3
    Lost to Cubs (6-7), 9-3Braves Field (5-5)11-7
    Starters: Bob Schultz vs Max SurkontThird3 out
    Friday, May 4
    Defeated Cubs (6-8), 9-3Braves Field (6-5)12-7
    Starters: Bob Rush vs Vern BickfordFirst--
    Major-league debuts: Bob Kelly (Cubs)
    Saturday, May 5
    Lost to Cubs (7-8), 2-0Braves Field (6-6)12-8
    Starters: Cal McLish vs Johnny SainSecond3 out
    Sunday, May 6
    Defeated Pirates (8-8), 6-0Braves Field (7-6)13-8
    Starters: Murry Dickson vs Warren SpahnSecond3 out
    Lost to Pirates (9-8), 3-0Braves Field (7-7)13-9
    Starters: Cliff Chambers vs George EstockSecond3 out
    Tuesday, May 8
    Defeated Reds (7-12), 2-1Braves Field (8-7)14-9
    Starters: Herm Wehmeier vs Max SurkontFirst--
    Wednesday, May 9
    Defeated Reds (7-13), 4-0Braves Field (9-7)15-9Won 2
    Starters: Howie Fox vs Vern BickfordFirst--
    Thursday, May 10
    Lost to Reds (8-13), 4-1Braves Field (9-8)15-10
    Starters: Ewell Blackwell vs Johnny SainFirst--
    Saturday, May 12
    Tied Dodgers, 5-5Braves Field (9-8)15-10
    Starters: Preacher Roe vs Warren SpahnFirst--
    Future Brave Joe Nolan is born in St. Louis, MO.
    Sunday, May 13
    Lost to Dodgers (14-10), 12-6Braves Field (9-9)15-11Lost 2
    Starters: Carl Erskine vs Max SurkontSecond1 out
    Tuesday, May 15
    Lost to Reds (12-14), 1-0Crosley Field (0-1)15-12Lost 3
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Ewell BlackwellSecond1 out
    Wednesday, May 16
    Lost to Reds (13-14), 4-3Crosley Field (0-2)15-13Lost 4
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Herm WehmeierSecond1 out
    Thursday, May 17
    Lost to Reds (14-14), 6-5Crosley Field (0-3)15-14Lost 5
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Willie RamsdellThird1 out
    Friday, May 18
    Defeated Pirates (14-14), 12-3Forbes Field (1-0)16-14
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Mel QueenThird1 out
    Saturday, May 19
    Defeated Pirates (14-15), 6-2Forbes Field (2-0)17-14Won 2
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Vern LawSecond1 out
    Sunday, May 20
    Lost to Cubs (16-14), 4-3Wrigley Field (0-1)17-15
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Cal McLishFourth2 out
    Lost to Cubs (17-14), 5-4Wrigley Field (0-2)17-16Lost 2
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Bob RushFourth2 out
    Tuesday, May 22
    Defeated Cardinals (16-15), 7-2Sportsman's Park III (1-0)18-16
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Red MungerThird2 out
    Wednesday, May 23
    Lost to Cardinals (17-15), 6-5Sportsman's Park III (1-1)18-17
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Howie PolletThird3 out
    Friday, May 25
    Lost to Dodgers (21-13), 4-3Ebbets Field (2-2)18-18Lost 2
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Preacher RoeFourth4 out
    Saturday, May 26
    Defeated Dodgers (21-14), 12-10Ebbets Field (3-2)19-18
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Clyde KingThird3 out
    Monday, May 28
    Defeated Giants (20-20), 4-1Polo Grounds V (3-0)20-18Won 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Sheldon JonesFourth3 out
    Wednesday, May 30
    Lost to Giants (21-20), 6-5Polo Grounds V (3-1)20-19
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Larry JansenFourth3 out
    Defeated Giants (21-21), 6-3Polo Grounds V (4-1)21-19
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Jim HearnFourth3 out
    Friday, June 1
    Defeated Cubs (19-18), 3-2Braves Field (10-9)22-19Won 2
    Starters: Bob Schultz vs Johnny SainThird2 out
    Saturday, June 2
    Lost to Cubs (20-18), 7-5Braves Field (10-10)22-20
    Starters: Johnny Klippstein vs Warren SpahnFourth3 out
    Sunday, June 3
    Lost to Reds (20-22), 3-1Braves Field (10-11)22-21Lost 2
    Starters: Ken Raffensberger vs Vern BickfordFifth5 out
    Lost to Reds (21-22), 4-2Braves Field (10-12)22-22Lost 3
    Starters: Ewell Blackwell vs Chet NicholsFifth5 out
    Monday, June 4
    Lost to Reds (22-22), 10-7Braves Field (10-13)22-23Lost 4
    Starters: Herm Wehmeier vs Max SurkontSixth6 out
    Tuesday, June 5
    Lost to Pirates (17-27), 8-0Braves Field (10-14)22-24Lost 5
    Starters: Paul LaPalme vs Johnny SainSixth7 out
    Wednesday, June 6
    Defeated Pirates (17-28), 5-2Braves Field (11-14)23-24
    Starters: Cliff Chambers vs Warren SpahnSixth7 out
    Thursday, June 7
    Defeated Pirates (17-29), 5-0Braves Field (12-14)24-24Won 2
    Starters: Mel Queen vs Vern BickfordThird7 out
    Friday, June 8
    Lost to Cardinals (25-23), 2-1Braves Field (12-15)24-25
    Starters: Joe Presko vs Max SurkontFifth7 out
    Saturday, June 9
    Defeated Cardinals (25-24), 6-1Braves Field (13-15)25-25
    Starters: Max Lanier vs Chet NicholsFifth6 out
    Sunday, June 10
    Lost to Cardinals (26-24), 5-4Braves Field (13-16)25-26
    Starters: Harry Brecheen vs Warren SpahnFifth7 out
    Tuesday, June 12
    Defeated Pirates (19-31), 13-3Forbes Field (3-0)26-26
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Cliff ChambersFifth7 out
    Thursday, June 14
    Lost to Pirates (20-31), 9-4Forbes Field (3-1)26-27
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Murry DicksonThird8 out
    Friday, June 15
    Lost to Reds (26-26), 6-1Crosley Field (0-4)26-28Lost 2
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Willie RamsdellFifth9 out
    Saturday, June 16
    Defeated Reds (26-27), 3-0Crosley Field (1-4)27-28
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Ken RaffensbergerFifth8 out
    Sunday, June 17
    Lost to Reds (27-27), 2-1Crosley Field (1-5)27-29
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Harry PerkowskiFifth9 out
    Defeated Reds (27-28), 5-0Crosley Field (2-5)28-29
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Ewell BlackwellFifth9 out
    Monday, June 18
    Lost to Cubs (24-29), 5-4Wrigley Field (0-3)28-30
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Frank HillerFifth9 out
    Tuesday, June 19
    Lost to Cubs (25-29), 3-0Wrigley Field (0-4)28-31Lost 2
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Bob RushFifth10 out
    Wednesday, June 20
    Defeated Cubs (25-30), 9-0Wrigley Field (1-4)29-31
    Manager: Tommy Holmes
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Paul MinnerSixth9 out
    Friday, June 22
    Defeated Cardinals (31-30), 8-7Sportsman's Park III (2-1)30-31Won 2
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Tom PoholskyFifth10 out
    Sunday, June 24
    Lost to Cardinals (32-30), 6-5Sportsman's Park III (2-2)30-32
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Cliff ChambersFifth10 out
    Tuesday, June 26
    Lost to Phillies (31-33), 7-0Shibe Park (2-2)30-33Lost 2
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Bubba ChurchSixth10 out
    Thursday, June 28
    Lost to Phillies (32-33), 3-2Shibe Park (2-3)30-34Lost 3
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Russ MeyerFifth10 out
    Friday, June 29
    Future Brave Jimmy Freeman is born in Carlsbad, NM.
    Saturday, June 30
    Defeated Giants (39-32), 19-7Braves Field (14-16)31-34
    Starters: Sal Maglie vs Vern BickfordSixth10 out
    Sunday, July 1
    Lost to Giants (40-32), 4-1Braves Field (14-17)31-35
    Starters: Larry Jansen vs Warren SpahnSeventh11 out
    Monday, July 2
    Lost to Dodgers (44-25), 6-1Braves Field (14-18)31-36Lost 2
    Starters: Preacher Roe vs Johnny SainSeventh12 out
    Tuesday, July 3
    Defeated Dodgers (44-26), 4-3Braves Field (15-18)32-36
    Starters: Johnny Schmitz vs Max SurkontFifth11 out
    Wednesday, July 4
    Lost to Phillies (34-37), 4-1Braves Field (15-19)32-37
    Starters: Robin Roberts vs Chet NicholsSixth13 out
    Lost to Phillies (35-37), 3-1Braves Field (15-20)32-38Lost 2
    Starters: Bubba Church vs Dave ColeSixth13 out
    Thursday, July 5
    Defeated Phillies (35-38), 7-6Braves Field (16-20)33-38
    Starters: Bob Miller vs Vern BickfordSixth13 out
    Friday, July 6
    Lost to Giants (43-35), 12-10Polo Grounds V (4-2)33-39
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Jim HearnSixth14 out
    Saturday, July 7
    Lost to Giants (44-35), 7-6Polo Grounds V (4-3)33-40Lost 2
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Sheldon JonesSixth15 out
    Sunday, July 8
    Defeated Giants (44-36), 6-5Polo Grounds V (5-3)34-40
    Starters: Dave Cole vs Sal MaglieSixth15 out
    Friday, July 13
    Lost to Reds (37-38), 2-0Braves Field (16-21)34-41
    Starters: Howie Fox vs Max SurkontSixth16 out
    Saturday, July 14
    Lost to Reds (38-38), 5-0Braves Field (16-22)34-42Lost 2
    Starters: Ken Raffensberger vs Johnny SainSixth16 out
    Major-league debuts: Phil Paine (Braves)
    Sunday, July 15
    Defeated Cubs (32-42), 7-0Braves Field (17-22)35-42
    Starters: Frank Hiller vs Warren SpahnSixth15 out
    Lost to Cubs (33-42), 10-4Braves Field (17-23)35-43
    Starters: Bob Rush vs Chet NicholsSixth15 out
    Monday, July 16
    Defeated Cubs (33-43), 9-4Braves Field (18-23)36-43
    Starters: Paul Minner vs Jim WilsonSixth15 out
    Tuesday, July 17
    Defeated Cardinals (43-39), 5-0Braves Field (19-23)37-43Won 2
    Starters: Red Munger vs Max SurkontSixth14 out
    Wednesday, July 18
    Lost to Cardinals (44-39), 9-6Braves Field (19-24)37-44
    Starters: Joe Presko vs Johnny SainSixth14 out
    Friday, July 20
    Defeated Pirates (34-51), 11-6Braves Field (20-24)38-44
    Starters: Vern Law vs Warren SpahnSixth14 out
    Saturday, July 21
    Defeated Pirates (34-52), 11-6Braves Field (21-24)39-44Won 2
    Starters: Bob Friend vs Vern BickfordSixth14 out
    Sunday, July 22
    Defeated Pirates (34-53), 5-3Braves Field (22-24)40-44Won 3
    Starters: Howie Pollet vs Max SurkontSixth14 out
    Lost to Pirates (35-53), 5-2Braves Field (22-25)40-45
    Starters: Murry Dickson vs Jim WilsonSixth14 out
    Monday, July 23
    Defeated Pirates (35-54), 15-14Forbes Field (4-1)41-45
    Starters: Dave Cole vs Bob FriendSixth14 out
    Tuesday, July 24
    Defeated Reds (43-45), 6-1Crosley Field (3-5)42-45Won 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Herm WehmeierSixth14 out
    Wednesday, July 25
    Major-league debuts: Al Corwin (Giants)
    Thursday, July 26
    Defeated Reds (43-46), 6-2Crosley Field (4-5)43-45Won 3
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Ewell BlackwellFifth14 out
    Friday, July 27
    Lost to Pirates (37-55), 8-4Forbes Field (4-2)43-46
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Howie PolletFifth15 out
    Saturday, July 28
    Lost to Pirates (38-55), 8-4Forbes Field (4-3)43-47Lost 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Murry DicksonFifth16 out
    Sunday, July 29
    Lost to Pirates (39-55), 6-2Forbes Field (4-4)43-48Lost 3
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Bob FriendFifth17 out
    Defeated Pirates (39-56), 5-4Forbes Field (5-4)44-48
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Paul LaPalmeFifth17 out
    Monday, July 30
    Lost to Cardinals (46-47), 4-3Sportsman's Park III (2-3)44-49
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Cliff ChambersFifth17 out
    Tuesday, July 31
    Defeated Cardinals (46-48), 6-0Sportsman's Park III (3-3)45-49
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Max LanierFifth17 out
    Wednesday, August 1
    Defeated Cardinals (46-49), 2-1Sportsman's Park III (4-3)46-49Won 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Gerry StaleyFourth16 out
    Thursday, August 2
    Defeated Cardinals (46-50), 7-4Sportsman's Park III (5-3)47-49Won 3
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Cloyd BoyerFourth16 out
    Friday, August 3
    Lost to Cubs (42-53), 2-1Wrigley Field (1-5)47-50
    Starters: Vern Bickford vs Paul MinnerFourth16 out
    Saturday, August 4
    Lost to Cubs (43-53), 7-6Wrigley Field (1-6)47-51Lost 2
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Turk LownFourth16 out
    Sunday, August 5
    Defeated Cubs (43-54), 7-4Wrigley Field (2-6)48-51
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Frank HillerFourth16 out
    Defeated Cubs (43-55), 4-3Wrigley Field (3-6)49-51Won 2
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Cal McLishFourth16 out
    Tuesday, August 7
    Lost to Phillies (55-51), 3-1Shibe Park (2-4)49-52
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Robin RobertsFifth17 out
    Lost to Phillies (56-51), 1-0Shibe Park (2-5)49-53Lost 2
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Russ MeyerFifth17 out
    Wednesday, August 8
    Lost to Phillies (57-51), 3-2Shibe Park (2-6)49-54Lost 3
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Ken JohnsonFourth19 out
    Thursday, August 9
    Defeated Phillies (57-52), 5-4Shibe Park (3-6)50-54
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Bubba ChurchFourth19 out
    Saturday, August 11
    Lost to Dodgers (70-35), 8-1Ebbets Field (3-3)50-55
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Ralph BrancaFifth19 out
    Defeated Dodgers (70-36), 8-4Ebbets Field (4-3)51-55
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Johnny SchmitzFifth19 out
    Sunday, August 12
    Lost to Dodgers (71-36), 7-2Ebbets Field (4-4)51-56
    Starters: Johnny Sain vs Don NewcombeFifth20 out
    Monday, August 13
    Lost to Dodgers (72-36), 7-6Ebbets Field (4-5)51-57Lost 2
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Carl ErskineFifth21 out
    Tuesday, August 14
    Defeated Phillies (58-56), 4-2Braves Field (23-25)52-57
    Starters: Robin Roberts vs Chet NicholsFifth20 out
    Wednesday, August 15
    Defeated Phillies (58-57), 9-0Braves Field (24-25)53-57Won 2
    Starters: Ken Johnson vs Warren SpahnFourth19 out
    Friday, August 17
    Lost to Dodgers (73-39), 3-1Braves Field (24-26)53-58
    Starters: Carl Erskine vs Max SurkontFifth18 out
    Defeated Dodgers (73-40), 4-3Braves Field (25-26)54-58
    Starters: Johnny Schmitz vs Johnny SainFifth18 out
    Saturday, August 18
    Lost to Dodgers (74-40), 5-3Braves Field (25-27)54-59
    Starters: Preacher Roe vs Chet NicholsFifth19 out
    Sunday, August 19
    Defeated Dodgers (74-41), 13-4Braves Field (26-27)55-59
    Starters: Ralph Branca vs Warren SpahnFifth18 out
    Future Brave Luis Gomez is born in Guadalajara, Mexico.
    Tuesday, August 21
    Defeated Pirates (49-70), 3-1Braves Field (27-27)56-59Won 2
    Starters: Bob Friend vs Jim WilsonFifth18 out
    Wednesday, August 22
    Defeated Pirates (49-71), 5-4Braves Field (28-27)57-59Won 3
    Starters: Mel Queen vs Max SurkontFourth18 out
    Friday, August 24
    Defeated Reds (53-66), 5-1Braves Field (29-27)58-59Won 4
    Starters: Ken Raffensberger vs Warren SpahnThird17 out
    Defeated Reds (53-67), 2-1Braves Field (30-27)59-59Won 5
    Starters: Herm Wehmeier vs Chet NicholsThird17 out
    Saturday, August 25
    Defeated Reds (53-68), 6-5Braves Field (31-27)60-59Won 6
    Starters: Howie Fox vs Johnny SainThird16 out
    Sunday, August 26
    Lost to Cardinals (58-60), 12-10Braves Field (31-28)60-60
    Starters: Cliff Chambers vs Max SurkontThird16 out
    Defeated Cardinals (58-61), 9-1Braves Field (32-28)61-60
    Starters: Al Brazle vs Jim WilsonThird16 out
    Monday, August 27
    Defeated Cardinals (58-62), 6-3Braves Field (33-28)62-60Won 2
    Starters: Tom Poholsky vs Warren SpahnThird15 out
    Defeated Cardinals (58-63), 4-2Braves Field (34-28)63-60Won 3
    Starters: Red Munger vs Max SurkontThird15 out
    Tuesday, August 28
    Lost to Cubs (53-71), 1-0Braves Field (34-29)63-61
    Starters: Turk Lown vs Chet NicholsThird16 out
    Wednesday, August 29
    Defeated Cubs (53-72), 4-1Braves Field (35-29)64-61
    Starters: Paul Minner vs Dave ColeThird16 out
    Thursday, August 30
    Defeated Cubs (53-73), 16-2Braves Field (36-29)65-61Won 2
    Starters: Bob Kelly vs Jim WilsonThird16 out
    Saturday, September 1
    Defeated Phillies (63-67), 9-4Shibe Park (4-6)66-61Won 3
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Ken JohnsonThird15 out
    Sunday, September 2
    Lost to Phillies (64-67), 5-3Shibe Park (4-7)66-62
    Starters: Dave Cole vs Bubba ChurchThird15 out
    Monday, September 3
    Lost to Dodgers (83-47), 7-2Ebbets Field (4-6)66-63Lost 2
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Carl ErskineThird17 out
    Lost to Dodgers (84-47), 7-2Ebbets Field (4-7)66-64Lost 3
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Clem LabineThird17 out
    Future Brave Dave Campbell is born in Princeton, IN.
    Wednesday, September 5
    Lost to Giants (80-54), 3-2Braves Field (36-30)66-65Lost 4
    Starters: Sheldon Jones vs Warren SpahnFourth19 out
    Lost to Giants (81-54), 9-1Braves Field (36-31)66-66Lost 5
    Starters: Sal Maglie vs Jim WilsonFourth19 out
    Friday, September 7
    Lost to Giants (82-54), 7-3Braves Field (36-32)66-67Lost 6
    Starters: Larry Jansen vs Max SurkontFourth20 out
    Saturday, September 8
    Defeated Phillies (65-71), 5-0Braves Field (37-32)67-67
    Starters: Bubba Church vs Chet NicholsFourth20 out
    Sunday, September 9
    Defeated Phillies (65-72), 5-4Braves Field (38-32)68-67Won 2
    Starters: Ken Johnson vs Warren SpahnFourth18 out
    Defeated Phillies (65-73), 4-1Braves Field (39-32)69-67Won 3
    Starters: Niles Jordan vs Dave ColeFourth18 out
    Tuesday, September 11
    Lost to Cubs (58-81), 13-11Wrigley Field (3-7)69-68
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Cal McLishFourth19 out
    Wednesday, September 12
    Defeated Cubs (58-82), 7-3Wrigley Field (4-7)70-68
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Joe HattenFourth18 out
    Thursday, September 13
    Defeated Cardinals (73-66), 2-0Sportsman's Park III (6-3)71-68Won 2
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Al BrazleFourth18 out
    Friday, September 14
    Defeated Cardinals (73-67), 6-5Sportsman's Park III (7-3)72-68Won 3
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Max LanierFourth18 out
    Saturday, September 15
    Lost to Cardinals (74-67), 10-1Sportsman's Park III (7-4)72-69
    Starters: Dave Cole vs Cliff ChambersFourth18 out
    Sunday, September 16
    Defeated Reds (61-83), 6-5Crosley Field (5-5)73-69
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Ewell BlackwellFourth18 out
    Lost to Reds (62-83), 4-0Crosley Field (5-6)73-70
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Ken RaffensbergerFourth18 out
    Tuesday, September 18
    Lost to Pirates (60-86), 6-5Forbes Field (5-5)73-71Lost 2
    Starters: Jim Wilson vs Len YochimFourth18 out
    Wednesday, September 19
    Lost to Pirates (61-86), 7-3Forbes Field (5-6)73-72Lost 3
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Murry DicksonFourth19 out
    Saturday, September 22
    Lost to Giants (90-58), 4-1Polo Grounds V (5-4)73-73Lost 4
    Starters: Warren Spahn vs Larry JansenFourth19 out
    Sunday, September 23
    Lost to Giants (91-58), 4-1Polo Grounds V (5-5)73-74Lost 5
    Starters: Max Surkont vs Sal MaglieFourth20 out
    Monday, September 24
    Lost to Giants (92-58), 4-3Polo Grounds V (5-6)73-75Lost 6
    Starters: Chet Nichols vs Sheldon JonesFourth20 out
    Tuesday, September 25
    Defeated Dodgers (93-55), 6-3Braves Field (40-32)74-75
    Starters: Ralph Branca vs Warren SpahnFourth18 out
    Defeated Dodgers (93-56), 14-2Braves Field (41-32)75-75Won 2
    Starters: Carl Erskine vs Jim WilsonFourth18 out
    Wednesday, September 26
    Lost to Dodgers (94-56), 15-5Braves Field (41-33)75-76
    Starters: Don Newcombe vs Max SurkontFourth19 out
    Thursday, September 27
    Defeated Dodgers (94-57), 4-3Braves Field (42-33)76-76
    Starters: Preacher Roe vs Chet NicholsFourth18 out
    Saturday, September 29
    Lost to Giants (95-58), 3-0Braves Field (42-34)76-77
    Starters: Sal Maglie vs Warren SpahnThird19 out
    Sunday, September 30
    Lost to Giants (96-58), 3-2Braves Field (42-35)76-78Lost 2
    Starters: Larry Jansen vs Jim WilsonThird20 out
    Saturday, October 13
    Future Brave Frank LaCorte is born in San Jose, CA.
    Thursday, November 1
    Future Brave Chico Ruiz is born in Santurce, P.R.
    Thursday, November 8
    Former Brave Claude Ritchey dies in Emlenton, PA at the age of 79.
    Sunday, December 2
    Future Brave Adrian Devine is born in Galveston, TX.
    Saturday, December 8
    Former Brave Bobby Lowe dies in Detroit, MI at the age of 87.

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