“DIARY OF A WINNER”

RABBIT MARANVILLE & FRIEND

THE 1914 "MIRACLE" BRAVES

June 14, 1914 ... No game scheduled ... The Braves took five of their six games played this last week.  With a batting average of .280 for the week, the team gained eight points, going from a team average of .220 to .228 for the season.

Rabbit Maranville (.246) gained 29 points while Joe Connolly (.274) gained 15 points, and Butch Schmidt (.269) gained 10.

 

 

1914 NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS

 

 

New York Giants 27 17 -

 

 

Cincinnati Reds 29 22 1 1/2

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals 27 26 4 1/2

 

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 23 23 5

 

 

Chicago Cubs 25 26 5 1/2

 

 

Philadelphia Phillies 22 23 5 1/2

 

 

Brooklyn Robins 20 25 7 1/2

 

 

BOSTON BRAVES

17 28 10 1/2