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1961 Milwaukee Braves


83 - 71

(4th place in the NL, 10 GB)

1960 / 1962 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 712 / 667 (+45)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 656 / 670 (+14)

Pythagorean Record: 83 - 71 (0)

Home Record: 45 - 32 (.584) +2.6 wins
Away Record: 38 - 39 (.494) +3.4 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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County Stadium

Attendance: 1,101,441 Avg Att: 14,304 (1.01)
Att Rank: 5 / 8 Lg Avg: 14,106
       
Park Factor: 0.95    
HR Factor: 1.00 R/L HR: 1.00 / 0.99

Notes:




Retroactive Top Prospects

(As of March 1, 1961)


Bats:


Throws:



Glossary
# Pos Acquired Via Date
1
SP 21
96.6
-1.4
0.3
97.4
0.2
-0.1
0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jul 19, 1958
2
C 20
57.6
58.0
-1.8
0.0
1.4
3.4
1.8
4.7
5.5
4.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 24, 1959
3
LF 21
32.6
42.9
0.6
0.0
-10.8
-0.1
4.8
2.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Oct 24, 1959
4
SS 20
28.1
24.1
-1.9
0.0
5.9
-0.2
3.3
6.6
1.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 27, 1958
5
CF 22
20.6
24.3
-1.1
0.0
-2.6
-0.2
1.2
1.6
4.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
1958
6
SP 22
18.3
-1.0
0.1
19.0
0.2
1.2
3.0
0.6
-0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jun 16, 1958
7
RP 25
9.4
-0.2
0.0
9.4
0.2
0.7
0.5
3.1
1.5
-0.7
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jun 16, 1954
8
C 21
8.5
2.3
0.9
0.0
5.4
-0.4
2.5
0.4
-0.3
Purchased
Dec 14, 1960
9
SP 20
5.1
2.8
0.1
2.1
0.2
-0.5
-0.2
-0.3
1.9
3.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 23, 1958
10
C 19
3.3
-2.1
0.7
0.0
4.7
0.0
-0.1
-0.4
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 26, 1959
11
RP 23
3.2
-0.6
0.0
3.4
0.3
0.1
0.9
-1.7
1.5
2.1
Returned to Original Tm after Draft
May 11, 1959
12
LF 21
1.7
5.7
-1.2
0.0
-2.8
-0.0
-0.4
1.4
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jul 19, 1959
13
SP 21
1.7
-1.0
0.0
2.6
0.1
0.1
2.4
-0.3
1.8
-1.9
Free Agency (Amateur)
Aug 17, 1957
14
RP 32
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.1
-0.2
0.6
0.4
Free Agency (Amateur)
1955
15
RP 21
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
Feb 1, 1960
16
RP 20
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jun 18, 1958
17
CF 25
-1.2
-0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
-0.4
-0.3
Free Agency (Bonus Baby)
May 26, 1957
18
C 21
-2.1
-2.0
-0.5
0.0
0.4
-0.1
-0.0
-0.7
-0.2
-0.4
Free Agency (Bonus Baby)
Jun 1, 1957
19
RP 25
-2.6
-0.4
0.0
-2.2
0.1
0.0
-0.5
-0.8
-0.6
Free Agency (Amateur)
1955
20
1B 21
-2.8
-0.1
-0.7
0.0
-2.0
0.9
-1.3
-0.1
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 28, 1958
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James