1954 Milwaukee Braves

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Record: 89-65, Finished 3rd in National League (1954 NL)

General Manager: John Quinn

Managed by Charlie Grimm

Coaches: Johnny Cooney, Bob Keely and Bucky Walters

Team Captain: Del Crandall

Ballpark: County Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

On Opening Day for the 1954 Milwaukee Braves, future home run king Hank Aaron made his big league debut. Eddie Mathews hit 40 homers and Warren Spahn won 21 games. The team was also the first National League club to draw more than two million fans in a season.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Rory Costello: John Quinn SABR
  • Gregory H. Wolf: Del Crandall SABR