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1975 Atlanta Braves season

1975 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia (since 1966)
  • Results
    Record 67–94 (.416)
    Divisional place 5th
    Other information
    Owner(s) William Bartholomay
    General manager(s) Eddie Robinson
    Manager(s) Clyde King, Connie Ryan
    Local television WTCG
    Local radio WSB
    (Ernie Johnson, Milo Hamilton)
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    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 108 54 -- .667
    Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 20 .543
    San Francisco Giants 80 81 27.5 .497
    San Diego Padres 71 91 37 .438
    Atlanta Braves 67 94 40.5 .416
    Houston Astros 64 97 43.5 .398

    Notable transactions

    Managerial turnover

    The 1974 Braves had thrived under manager Clyde King upon his appointment July 24, going 38–25 to finish the year 14 games above .500. But the 1975 club fell under the break-even mark May 23 and never recovered. They were 58–76 (.433) and 3112 games behind the Cincinnati Reds when King was fired on August 29, 1975. With only a handful of games left in the season, special scout Connie Ryan, a veteran former Braves' infielder and coach, was named to finish out the string, and the club performed even more poorly under Ryan, at 9–18.

    For

    1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year, GM Eddie Robinson promised to hire a "firebrand" to replace the scholarly King,[12] and in October he selected Dave Bristol as the team's new skipper. Bristol, 42, had been the third-base coach of the Montreal Expos from 1973–1975 and had previously compiled a poor record (144–209, .408) with the 1970–1972 Milwaukee Brewers. But he was hailed as an unsung contributor to the "The Big Red Machine" Cincinnati dynasty, when, as Sparky Anderson's predecessor, he inserted into the lineup many of the players—like Johnny Bench, Lee May, Tommy Helms, and Gary Nolan—who proved to be key contributors to the Cincinnati championship clubs of the early 1970s. Bristol also had led the Reds to first division finishes in each of his three full seasons (1967–1969) as manager.

    Said Helms upon Bristol's hiring by the Braves: "[Bristol] has a way of letting the players know how to win and what it's like to win. He's fiery and he's tough, but he's a ballplayer's man."[13]

    Roster

    1975 Atlanta Braves
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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

    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
    May, DaveDave May 82 203 56 .276 12 40
    Gaston, CitoCito Gaston 64 141 34 .241 6 15
    Oates, JohnnyJohnny Oates 8 18 4 .222 0 0
    Nolan, JoeJoe Nolan 4 4 1 .250 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
    Capra, BuzzBuzz Capra 12 78.1 4 7 4.25 35

    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
    Dal Canton, BruceBruce Dal Canton 26 67 2 7 3.36 38
    Harrison, RoricRoric Harrison 15 54.2 3 4 4.77 22

    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
    Sosa, ElíasElías Sosa 43 2 2 2 4.48 31
    Beard, MikeMike Beard 34 4 0 0 3.20 27
    Hanna, PrestonPreston Hanna 4 0 0 0 1.59 2

    Farm system

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