The Boston Braves played their final game on September 28, 1952, against the Dodgers in Ebbets Field. The 12-inning game was called due to darkness with the score tied 5-5. The Boston Braves won their last completed game on September 27, 1952, when Virgil Jester notched his third and final major league victory by beating the Dodgers Joe Black, 11-3. Charlie Grimm was the last man to manage the Braves in Boston. In 1953 the Braves moved to Milwaukee, baseball’s first franchise shift in 50 years.