Best/Worst: Red Sox and Braves

Each day we are going to look at the nine best and worst seasons for each ball club.

This is not an examination of how the team did in the postseason, how well everybody got along, or anything else that may have happened other than wins and losses.

Nine to Know

Here are the best and the worst seasons of the two teams originally from Beantown.

Best: Red Sox

Check out the relationship between the Sox best season and the crosstown Braves ninth worst.

Rk Year W ▾ L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs
1 1912 105 47 2 .691 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3)
2 1946 104 50 2 .675 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3)
3 1915 101 50 4 .669 1st of 8 Won WS (4-1)
4 1978 99 64 0 .607 2nd of 7
5 2004 98 64 0 .605 2nd of 5 Won WS (4-0)
6 1977 97 64 0 .602 2nd of 7
7 2007 96 66 0 .593 1st of 5 Won WS (4-0)
8 1949 96 58 1 .623 2nd of 8
9 1948 96 59 0 .619 2nd of 8
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/3/2013.

Worst: Red Sox

Rk Year Tm W L ▾ Ties W-L% Finish
1 1932 Boston Red Sox 43 111 0 .279 8th of 8
2 1926 Boston Red Sox 46 107 1 .301 8th of 8
3 1925 Boston Red Sox 47 105 0 .309 8th of 8
4 1906 Boston Americans 49 105 1 .318 8th of 8
5 1927 Boston Red Sox 51 103 0 .331 8th of 8
6 1930 Boston Red Sox 52 102 0 .338 8th of 8
7 1965 Boston Red Sox 62 100 0 .383 9th of 10
8 1929 Boston Red Sox 58 96 1 .377 8th of 8
9 1928 Boston Red Sox 57 96 1 .373 8th of 8
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/3/2013.

Best: Braves

Rk Year Tm W ▾ L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs
1 1998 Atlanta Braves 106 56 0 .654 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-2)
2 1993 Atlanta Braves 104 58 0 .642 1st of 7 Lost NLCS (4-2)
3 1999 Atlanta Braves 103 59 0 .636 1st of 5 Lost WS (4-0)
4 1898 Boston Beaneaters 102 47 3 .685 1st of 12
5 1892 Boston Beaneaters 102 48 2 .680 1st of 12 Won Series (5-0-1)
6 2003 Atlanta Braves 101 61 0 .623 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-2)
7 2002 Atlanta Braves 101 59 1 .631 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-2)
8 1997 Atlanta Braves 101 61 0 .623 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-2)
9 1992 Atlanta Braves 98 64 0 .605 1st of 6 Lost WS (4-2)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/3/2013.

Worst: Braves

The 1912 Boston Red Sox drew 597,096 fans, while the Boston Braves drew 121,000.

Rk Year Tm W L ▾ Ties W-L% Finish
1 1935 Boston Braves 38 115 0 .248 8th of 8
2 1909 Boston Doves 45 108 2 .294 8th of 8
3 1911 Boston Rustlers 44 107 5 .291 8th of 8
4 1988 Atlanta Braves 54 106 0 .338 6th of 6
5 1928 Boston Braves 50 103 0 .327 7th of 8
6 1905 Boston Beaneaters 51 103 2 .331 7th of 8
7 1906 Boston Beaneaters 49 102 1 .325 8th of 8
8 1977 Atlanta Braves 61 101 0 .377 6th of 6
9 1912 Boston Braves 52 101 2 .340 8th of 8
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 3/3/2013.