1971 Atlanta Braves season

1971 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 82–80 (.506)
Divisional place 3rd
Other information
Owner(s) William Bartholomay
General manager(s) Paul Richards
Manager(s) Lum Harris
Local television WSB-TV
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton)
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The 1971 Atlanta Braves season was the sixth season in Atlanta along with the 101st season as a franchise overall.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 9072 0.556 51–30 39–42
Los Angeles Dodgers 8973 0.549 1 42–39 47–34
Atlanta Braves 8280 0.506 8 43–39 39–41
Cincinnati Reds 7983 0.488 11 46–35 33–48
Houston Astros 7983 0.488 11 39–42 40–41
San Diego Padres 61100 0.379 28½ 33–48 28–52

Record vs. opponents

1971 National League Records

Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–79–99–99–97–57–58–44–811–77–116–6
Chicago 7–56–65–78–48–1011–711–76–129–33–99–9
Cincinnati 9–96–65–137–117–58–45–75–710–89–98–4
Houston 9–97–513–58–104–85–78–44–810–89–92–10
Los Angeles 9–94–811–710–88–45–77–54–813–512–66–6
Montreal 5–710–85–78–44–89–96–127–116–57–54–14
New York 5–77–114–87–57–59–913–510–87–54–810–8
Philadelphia 4-87–112–103–95–76–105–136–124–86–67–11
Pittsburgh 8–412–67–58–48–411–78–1012–69–33–911–7
San Diego 7–113–98–108–105–135–65–78–43–95–134–8
San Francisco 11–79–39–99–96–125–78–46–69–313–55–7
St. Louis 6–69–94–810–26–614–48–1011–77–118–47–5

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
CEarl Williams145497129.2603387
1BHank Aaron139495162.32747118
2BFélix Millán143577167.289245

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
Orlando Cepeda7125069.2761444
Clete Boyer309824.245619
Oscar Brown27439.20905
Leo Foster9100.00000
Tony La Russa972.28600

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
Pat Jarvis35162.16144.1068
Tom Kelley28143952.9668

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
Jim Nash32133974.9465

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
Bob Priddy404944.2236
Steve Barber393124.8040
Ron Herbel250115.2322
Mike McQueen174113.5438
Tom House111003.0511
Hoyt Wilhelm300015.431

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

  1. 1 2 Hoyt Wilhelm at Baseball Reference
  2. 1 2 Hank Allen at Baseball Reference
  3. Don Cardwell at Baseball Reference
  4. 1 2 Luis Tiant at Baseball Reference
  5. Clete Boyer at Baseball Reference
  6. Biff Pocoroba at Baseball Reference
  7. Mike Beard at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
  • 1971 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference
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