29. Bob Elliott
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: November 26, 1916 in San Francisco, CA USA
  • Weight: 185 lbs.
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 02, 1939
  • Final Game: September 16, 1953
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1944
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1944
  • TSN All-Star - 1944
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1947
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1947
  • Most Valuable Player - 1947
  • TSN All-Star - 1948
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1950
 
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Prior to joining the Boston Braves, Bob Elliott was already a proven commodity in professional baseball as he was a three-time All-Star for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  His first season in Boston would see him put forth his best individual season as in 1947 he would have a career-high .317 Batting Average with 22 Home Runs and 113 Runs Batted In. 

As a Boston Brave, Bob Elliott was given the nickname of “Mr. Team”, a moniker that reflects what a selfless and excellent teammate he was and why his value to the Braves extended beyond his stat line.  The Third Baseman continued his strong performance in Boston, being named an All-Star again in 1948 while helping the Braves win the National League Pennant as their clean-up hitter.  He was with the Braves for three more seasons and in his five years in Boston, he had 101 Home Runs with a Slash Line of .295/.398/485.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Third Base
  • Acquired: Traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates with Hank Camelli for Billy Herman, Elmer Singleton, Stan Wentzel and Whitey Wietelmann 9/30/46.
  • Departed: Traded to the New York Giants for Sheldon Jones and $50,000 4/8/52.
  • Games Played: 718
  • Notable Statistics: 436 Runs Scored
    763 Hits
    145 Doubles
    22 Triples
    101 Home Runs
    466 RBI
    13 Stolen Bases
    .295/.398/.485 Slash Line
    25.8 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    MVP (1947)
    All-Star (1947, 1948 & 1951)
    Most Walks (1948)
    Most Putouts by a Third Baseman (1948)
    Highest Range Factor by a Third Baseman (1949)

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