1971 Atlanta Braves season

1971 Atlanta Braves season

The 1971 season was the 101st season for the Atlanta Braves franchise and its sixth in Atlanta.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 89 73 1 .549
Atlanta Braves 82 80 8 .506
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 11 .488
Houston Astros 79 83 11 .488
San Diego Padres 61 100 28.5 .379

Notable transactions

Roster

1971 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Williams, EarlEarl Williams 145 497 129 .260 33 87
1B Aaron, HankHank Aaron 139 495 162 .327 47 118
2B Millán, FélixFélix Millán 143 577 167 .289 2 45

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
Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 71 250 69 .276 14 44
Boyer, CleteClete Boyer 30 98 24 .245 6 19
Brown, OscarOscar Brown 27 43 9 .209 0 5
Foster, LeoLeo Foster 9 10 0 .000 0 0
La Russa, TonyTony La Russa 9 7 2 .286 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
Jarvis, PatPat Jarvis 35 162.1 6 14 4.10 68
Kelley, TomTom Kelley 28 143 9 5 2.96 68

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
Nash, JimJim Nash 32 133 9 7 4.94 65

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
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 40 4 9 4 4.22 36
Barber, SteveSteve Barber 39 3 1 2 4.80 40
Herbel, RonRon Herbel 25 0 1 1 5.23 22
McQueen, MikeMike McQueen 17 4 1 1 3.54 38
House, TomTom House 11 1 0 0 3.05 11
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 3 0 0 0 15.43 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Clyde King
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Eddie Haas
A Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League Clint Courtney
Rookie Wytheville Braves Appalachian League Paul Snyder
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Greenwood

Notes

References

  • 1971 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference