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1939 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-57 .630
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 767-595 + 172
Roster Continuity 84.32% 4/15
Manager(s): Bill McKechnie
General Manager: Warren Giles
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 981,443 1/16
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmie Wilson
Assistant Coach: Hank Gowdy
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
9261.6014.5
8469.54912.5
8470.54513.0
7774.51018.5
6885.44428.5
6388.41732.5
45106.29850.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Frank McCormick1B28   15663099209414181281401621623.332.374.495869.163.229.3200.4035.0312688
18Billy Werber3B31   14759911517335555715914661112.289.388.389777.100.277.3070.51119.8233707
12Billy MyersSS28   15150979143186956471900223.281.369.393762.112.259.3271.2756.6200602
23Harry CraftOF24   13450258129207136752754356.257.299.402701.145.209.2672.0038.6202537
11Lonny Frey2B28   125484951412791155572464256.291.388.452840.161.320.3040.6444.0219585
24Ival GoodmanOF30   124470851523716784254327226.323.401.515916.191.311.3360.5967.1242553
4Ernie LombardiC31   130450431292622085035193624.287.342.487829.200.278.2650.5422.5219494
22Wally BergerOF33   973293685151144413663546.258.341.438779.179.292.2821.7523.5144374
25Lee GambleOF29   722212459720145914061.267.296.317613.050.113.2851.56--70236
5Willard HershbergerC29   631742360920321942106.345.384.420804.075.132.3530.44--73195
27Nino BongiovanniOF27   66159174160016098031.258.298.296594.038.094.2720.89--47171
17Eddie Joost2B23   42143233663014112150104.252.310.336646.084.175.2811.25--48165
26Frenchy BordagarayOF29   631221924510123910051.197.252.254506.057.156.2141.11--31136
31Bucky WaltersP30   401201639811161512152.325.357.433790.108.158.3552.40120.052131
30Paul DerringerP32   3811010233001701110176.209.216.236452.027.036.23211.00--26128
35Whitey MooreP27   42614610020213071.098.127.115242.016.049.1256.50--770
39Junior ThompsonP22   424831110010011030.229.229.250479.021.021.297----1251
42Lee GrissomP31   33475401010218230.085.157.128285.043.085.1389.00--654
15Lew Riggs3B29   2238561001154001.158.256.184440.026.184.1760.80--743
33Johnny Vander MeerP24   30361410010310070.111.179.139318.028.111.1543.33--546
38Al SimmonsOF37   921030001023000.143.217.143360.000.095.1671.50--323
34,38Dick WestOF23   819140004014010.211.250.211461.000.053.2674.00--421
28Vince DiMaggioOF26   8141110020210000.071.188.143331.071.214.2505.00--216
16Les Scarsella25   1614020002002011.143.143.143286.000.000.167----215
36Bud HafeyOF26   613121001114000.154.214.231445.077.231.2224.00--314
36Johnny NiggelingP31   1013320001015020.154.214.154368.000.077.2505.00--216
37Milt ShoffnerP33   1011110000018010.091.167.091258.000.091.3338.00--113
19Milt Galatzer1B32   35000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
14Hank JohnsonP33   205020000002000.400.400.400800.000.000.667----25
37Peaches DavisP34   203010000001000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
45Nolen RichardsonSS36   13000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
3Jimmie WilsonC38   43010000001010.333.333.333666.000.000.500----14
37Red BarrettP24   21000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
34Jim WeaverP35   31000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals173753787671493269609871446500538350193110.278.339.405744.127.229.2941.0854.921766071
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Bucky Walters30   27112.29393631220319.02509881151091378301.137.050.423.083.871.26
30Paul Derringer32   2572.93383528510301.03211159815351282001.189.600.451.053.833.66
35Whitey Moore27   13123.45422492113187.217788721095813101.458.470.484.553.880.85
42Lee Grissom31   974.0933213050153.214577701456534001.318.470.823.273.100.95
39Junior Thompson22   1352.55421153192152.11305143655871001.227.700.363.265.151.58
33Johnny Vander Meer24   594.6730218040129.012876677951023201.738.930.496.637.121.07
36Johnny Niggeling31   215.85105211040.1512826213200001.6011.480.452.934.501.54
37Milt Shoffner33   223.32103002037.243181431161001.4210.180.712.611.420.55
14Hank Johnson33   032.032000015131.130107113101001.398.710.293.772.900.77
37Peaches Davis34   106.39200004230.243242251142001.7412.481.453.191.160.36
36Wes Livengood28   009.005000305.29663340002.0013.504.504.506.001.33
37Red Barrett24   001.802000105.15110110001.209.000.001.801.801.00
38Pete Naktenis25   002.253000004.02110011000.504.500.000.002.25--
34Jim Weaver35   003.003000103.03110130001.339.000.003.009.003.00
14Elmer Riddle24   000.001000002.01000000000.504.500.000.000.00--
14Art Jacobs36   009.001000111.02110100003.0018.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals97573.272991568613709140413405955108149963726601.318.590.523.204.081.28
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ernie LombardiC12053663107.9840.00
Willard HershbergerC602042132.9870.00
Dick WestC120001.0000.00
Jimmie WilsonC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank McCormick1B15615181007153.9960.00
Milt Galatzer1B2110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lonny Frey2B1243244121883.9760.00
Eddie Joost2B328889820.9570.00
Frenchy Bordagaray2B27611.9290.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Werber3B1471653083432.9330.00
Lew Riggs3B1161611.9570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy MyersSS15130951242110.9510.00
Eddie JoostSS661243.8180.00
Nolen RichardsonSS143011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Harry CraftOF1343001364.9810.00
Ival GoodmanOF1232461654.9810.00
Wally BergerOF95158650.9700.00
Lee GambleOF5687510.9890.00
Frenchy BordagarayOF43601011.0000.00
Nino BongiovanniOF3989111.9890.00
Vince DiMaggioOF7111011.0000.00
Al SimmonsOF514110.9370.00
Dick WestOF590001.0000.00
Bud HafeyOF470001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Whitey MooreP4218793210.9761.97
Junior ThompsonP4215232530.9031.66
Bucky WaltersP393191677210.9792.62
Paul DerringerP38301114831.9521.76
Lee GrissomP3315322413.9631.53
Johnny Vander MeerP3012951635.8751.47
Peaches DavisP203028001.0002.98
Hank JohnsonP203102001.0000.58
Johnny NiggelingP10401622.7781.57
Milt ShoffnerP103717001.0001.94
Wes LivengoodP5501001.0001.73
Pete NaktenisP3402001.0004.50
Jim WeaverP3302001.0006.00
Red BarrettP2501001.0001.76
Art JacobsP110000.0000.00
Elmer RiddleP120000.0000.00


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