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1992 Atlanta Braves season

1992 Atlanta Braves
1992 NL West Champions
1992 NL Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia (since 1966)
  • Results
    Record 98–64 (.605)
    Divisional place 1st
    Other information
    Owner(s) Ted Turner
    General manager(s) John Schuerholz
    Manager(s) Bobby Cox
    Local television WTBS
    TBS Superstation
    (Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)
    SportSouth
    (Ernie Johnson)
    Local radio WGST
    (Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson)
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    The 1992 Atlanta Braves season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Braves finishing first in the National League West with a record of 98 wins and 64 losses, clinching their second straight division title.

    In the National League Championship Series, the Braves defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in seven games. In the World Series, Atlanta faced the Toronto Blue Jays, who were making their first appearance in the World Series. However, the Blue Jays won in six games, becoming the first non-U.S.-based team to win a World Series.

    Offseason

    • November 20, 1991: Randy St. Claire was released by the Atlanta Braves.[1]
    • December 10, 1991: Rico Rossy was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Kansas City Royals for Bobby Moore.[2]
    • December 12, 1991: Otis Nixon was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[3]
    • January 8, 1992: Steve Lyons signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[4]

    Regular season

    Opening Day starters

    Season standings

    NL West W L GB Pct.
    Atlanta Braves 98 64 -- .605
    Cincinnati Reds 90 72 8.0 .556
    San Diego Padres 82 80 16.0 .506
    Houston Astros 81 81 17.0 .500
    San Francisco Giants 72 90 26.0 .444
    Los Angeles Dodgers 63 99 35.0 .389

    Notable transactions

    • April 30, 1992: Steve Lyons was released by the Atlanta Braves.[4]
    • July 17, 1992: Randall Simon was signed by the Atlanta Braves as an amateur free agent.[5]
    • July 21, 1992: Mark Davis was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Berenguer.[6]
    • August 30, 1992: Jeff Reardon was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves for Nate Minchey and Sean Ross (minors).[7]

    Roster

    1992 Atlanta Braves
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Game Log

    1992 Regular Season Game Log (98–64)
    1992 Playoff Game Log

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    Legend
    Braves win Braves loss All-Star Game Game postponed

    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 Olson, GregGreg Olson 95 302 72 .238 3 27
    1B Bream, SidSid Bream 125 372 97 .261 10 61
    2B Lemke, MarkMark Lemke 155 427 97 .227 6 26
    3B Pendleton, TerryTerry Pendleton 160 640 199 .311 21 105
    SS Belliard, RafaelRafael Belliard 144 285 60 .211 0 14
    LF Gant, RonRon Gant 153 544 141 .259 17 80
    CF Nixon, OtisOtis Nixon 120 456 134 .294 2 22
    RF Justice, DavidDavid Justice 144 484 124 .256 21 72

    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
    Blauser, JeffJeff Blauser 123 343 90 .262 14 46
    Berryhill, DamonDamon Berryhill 101 307 70 .228 10 43
    Sanders, DeionDeion Sanders 97 303 92 .304 8 28
    Hunter, BrianBrian Hunter 102 238 57 .239 14 41

    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
    Avery, SteveSteve Avery 35 233.2 11 11 3.20 129
    Smoltz, JohnJohn Smoltz 35 246.2 15 12 2.85 215
    Glavine, TomTom Glavine 33 225 20 8 2.76 129
    Leibrandt, CharlieCharlie Leibrandt 32 193 15 7 3.36 104
    Bielecki, MikeMike Bielecki 19 80.2 2 4 2.57 62
    Smith, PetePete Smith 12 79 7 0 2.05 43

    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

    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

    Postseason

    National League Championship Series

    Game 1

    October 6: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 1
    Atlanta 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 X 5 8 0
    W: John Smoltz (1–0) L: Doug Drabek (0–1) S: None
    HR: PITJosé Lind (1) ATLJeff Blauser (1)
    Pitchers: PIT – Drabek (423), Patterson (113), Neagle (1), Cox (1) ATL – Smoltz (8), Stanton (1)
    Attendance: 51,971  Time: 3:20

    Game 2

    October 7: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 7 0
    Atlanta 0 4 0 0 4 0 5 0 X 13 14 0
    W: Steve Avery (1–0) L: Danny Jackson (0–1) S: None
    HR: PIT – none ATLRon Gant (1)
    Pitchers: PIT – Jackson (123), Mason (1/3), Walk (223), Tomlin (113), Neagle (2/3), Patterson (1/3), Belinda (1) ATL – Avery (613), Freeman (1/3), Stanton (1/3), Wohlers (1), Reardon (1)
    Attendance: 51,975  Time: 3:20

    Game 3

    October 9: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0
    Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 X 3 8 1
    W: Tim Wakefield (1–0) L: Tom Glavine (0–1) S: None
    HR: ATLSid Bream (1), Ron Gant (2) PITDon Slaught (1)
    Pitchers: ATL – Glavine (613), Stanton (2/3), Wohlers (1) PIT – Wakefield (9)
    Attendance: 56,610  Time: 2:37

    Game 4

    October 10: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 6 11 1
    Pittsburgh 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 1
    W: John Smoltz (2–0) L: Doug Drabek (0–2) S: Jeff Reardon (1)
    HR: ATL – none PIT – none
    Pitchers: ATL – Smoltz (613), Stanton (123), Reardon (1) PIT – Drabek (413), Tomlin (113), Cox (1/3), Mason (3)
    Attendance: 57,164  Time: 3:10

    Game 5

    October 11: Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0
    Pittsburgh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 X 7 13 0
    W: Bob Walk (1–0) L: Steve Avery (1–1) S: none
    HR: ATL – none PIT – none
    Pitchers: ATL – Avery (1/3), P. Smith (323), Leibrandt (123), Freeman (113), Mercker (1) PIT – Walk (9)
    Attendance: 52,929  Time: 2:52

    Game 6

    October 13: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Pittsburgh 0 8 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 13 13 1
    Atlanta 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 9 1
    W: Tim Wakefield (2–0) L: Tom Glavine (0–2) S: none
    HR: PITBarry Bonds (1), Jay Bell (1), Lloyd McClendon (1) ATLDavid Justice (1,2)
    Pitchers: PIT – Wakefield (9) ATL – Glavine (1), Leibrandt (3), Freeman (2), Mercker (2) Wohlers (1)
    Attendance: 51,975  Time: 2:50

    Game 7

    October 14: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Pittsburgh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7 1
    Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 0
    W: Jeff Reardon (1–0) L: Doug Drabek (0–3) S: none
    HR: PIT – none ATL – none
    Pitchers: PIT – Drabek (8), Belinda (2/3) ATL – Smoltz (6), Stanton (2/3), P. Smith (0), Avery (113), Reardon (1)
    Attendance: 51,975  Time: 3:22

    World Series

    Main article: 1992 World Series

    Game 1

    October 17, 1992 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Toronto 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
    Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 3 4 0
    W: Tom Glavine (1–0)   L: Jack Morris (0–1)  
    HR: TORJoe Carter (1)  ATLDamon Berryhill (1)

    Game 2

    October 18, 1992 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Toronto 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 5 9 2
    Atlanta 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 1
    W: Duane Ward (1–0)   L: Jeff Reardon (0–1)  S: Tom Henke (1)
    HR: TOREd Sprague (1)

    Game 3

    October 20, 1992 at SkyDome in Toronto, Canada

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 9 0
    Toronto 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 6 1
    W: Duane Ward (2–0)   L: Steve Avery (0–1)  
    HR: TORJoe Carter (2), Kelly Gruber (1)

    Game 4

    October 21, 1992 at SkyDome in Toronto, Canada

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0
    Toronto 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 0
    W: Jimmy Key (1–0)   L: Tom Glavine (1–1)  S: Tom Henke (2)
    HR: TORPat Borders (1)

    Game 5

    October 22, 1992 at SkyDome in Toronto, Canada

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Atlanta 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 7 13 0
    Toronto 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
    W: John Smoltz (1–0)   L: Jack Morris (0–2)  S: Mike Stanton (1)
    HR: ATLDavid Justice (1), Lonnie Smith (1)

    Game 6

    October 24, 1992 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
    Toronto 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 14 1
    Atlanta 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 8 1
    W: Jimmy Key (2–0)   L: Charlie Leibrandt (0–1)  S: Mike Timlin (1)
    HR: TORCandy Maldonado (1)

    Awards and honors

    All-Stars

    1992 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Randy St. Claire Statistics and History. Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved on February 9, 2011.
    2. ^ Rico Rossy Statistics and History. Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved on February 9, 2011.
    3. ^ Otis Nixon Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
    4. ^ a b Steve Lyons Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
    5. ^ Randall Simon Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
    6. ^ Mark Davis Statistics and History. Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved on February 9, 2011.
    7. ^ Jeff Reardon Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com
    8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997