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1940 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 82-72 .532
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 872-825 + 47
Manager(s): Joe Cronin
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 716,234 7/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Moe Berg
Pitching Coach: Frank Shellenback
Third Base Coach: Tom Daly
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9064.584--
8965.5781.0
8866.5712.0
8272.5328.0
8272.5328.0
6787.43523.0
6490.41626.0
54100.35136.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Doc CramerOF3415066194200271215135362911413.303.340.384724.082.133.3150.81661.0254712
1Bobby Doerr2B221515958717337102210510557530616.291.353.497850.207.311.2900.9327.0296658
9Ted WilliamsOF211445611341934314231134496543113.344.442.5941036.250.421.3510.5624.4333661
4Joe CroninSS33149548104156356241117583651136.285.380.502882.217.372.2880.7822.8275645
25Lou FinneyOF-1B291305347317131155735233130716.320.360.463823.142.210.3220.39106.8247574
3Jimmie Foxx1B321445151061533043611947101870218.297.412.581993.283.474.2980.8614.3299618
5Jim Tabor3B2312045973131286218114104258045.285.345.510855.224.325.2891.3821.9234505
7Dom DiMaggioOF2310841881126326846764146255.301.367.464831.163.263.3241.1252.3194466
2Gene DesautelsC3371222195071017013213257.225.328.266594.041.180.2390.41--59261
23Johnny PeacockC3063131203741013112310028.282.390.328718.046.221.3060.43--43156
15Charlie Gelbert3B343091918200800816001.198.263.220483.022.110.2402.00--2099
17Jim BagbyP234474815310800012062.203.203.270473.068.068.242----2080
24Stan SpenceOF255168519212130149001.279.319.426745.147.191.2982.2534.02972
18Jack WilsonP284166918212800111001.273.284.424708.152.167.30211.0033.02867
14Tom CareySS33436242040070021022.323.344.387731.065.097.3280.50--2466
6Marv Owen3B-1B34205741200060084003.211.308.211519.000.140.2260.50--1265
21Fritz OstermuellerP32335491730010036001.315.351.370721.056.111.3542.00--2057
10Lefty GroveP40235348001201329050.151.196.208404.057.094.3049.6753.01161
26Joe GlennC3122473610040057014.128.212.149361.021.128.1501.40--753
29Herb HashP2935404750040004032.175.175.300475.125.125.194----1243
19Joe HevingP3939404800060036122.200.273.200473.000.075.2352.00--846
12Denny GalehouseP28253903100100019072.077.077.103180.026.026.150----446
16Emerson DickmanP2535281300000119120.107.167.107274.000.000.1589.00--332
20Earl JohnsonP21182732000000010001.074.074.074148.000.000.118----227
20Mickey HarrisP2313226600020067010.273.429.273702.000.273.4001.17--629
32Tony Lupien1B2310195932040011000.474.500.8421342.368.421.5001.00--1620
28Bill FlemingP2610131000000013020.000.071.00071.000.077.0003.00--016
27Yank TerryP29481200000003000.250.250.250500.000.000.400----28
28Bill ButlandP22370000000003010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
24Red Nonnenkamp28970000010004100.000.125.000125.000.000.000----08
28Alex MustaikisP31660210030002000.333.333.500833.167.167.500----36
27Charlie WagnerP271351100010002000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
15Woody RichP24340000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals17605481872156630180145808554959059712091129.286.355.449804.163.272.3001.0137.824626162
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Jim Bagby2310164.72362161122182217104961583575001.6410.670.744.082.800.69
18Jack Wilson281265.074116901551571701048917871026001.639.680.974.965.811.17
10Lefty Grove40764.002221911015315973682050621001.379.351.182.943.651.24
21Fritz Ostermueller32594.94311650701431668679770804001.6410.380.444.385.001.14
12Denny Galehouse28665.182520503012015577691041534101.6311.630.753.083.981.29
29Herb Hash29774.9534123115312012368661184363001.739.230.836.302.700.43
19Joe Heving391274.01397402131191296353742551001.449.760.533.184.161.31
16Emerson Dickman25866.033592011310012174671538401001.5910.891.353.423.601.05
20Earl Johnson21624.111710202070693332039263001.548.870.005.013.340.67
20Mickey Harris23425.03139302068834038826363001.6010.991.063.444.761.38
28Bill Fleming26124.89106102046532725420242001.5910.370.783.914.701.20
27Charlie Wagner27105.5912100702945221858131001.8313.971.552.484.031.63
28Bill Butland22125.573310002127131301050001.7611.570.004.292.140.50
27Yank Terry29109.004100001924191921191001.8411.370.955.214.260.82
28Alex Mustaikis31019.006100301515181511561002.009.000.609.003.600.40
15Woody Rich24100.75311010119312180000.836.751.500.756.008.00
9Ted Williams21004.5010001023110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
Pitching Totals82724.88332154513103161380156882574912462561336101.5910.230.814.084.000.98
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Jim Bagby23360000000010.978------------------17281
Bill Butland22300000000001.000------------------170
Tom Carey33000442000000------1.0001.000.953--------24493
Doc Cramer340000000001490------------------.9693331111
Joe Cronin330000214600000--------1.000.948--------25344538
Gene Desautels33070000000000--.992----------------325273
Emerson Dickman25350000000000.919------------------5293
Dom DiMaggio23000000000940------------------.977239166
Bobby Doerr220001510000000------.977------------40148021
Lou Finney290051000000690----.994------------.975652337
Bill Fleming261000000000001.000------------------150
Jimmie Foxx320429501000000--.995.990--1.000----------102310010
Denny Galehouse282500000000001.000------------------11220
Charlie Gelbert34000029100000--------.926----------23657
Joe Glenn31019000000000--.961----------------6763
Lefty Grove40220000000000.921------------------1343
Mickey Harris231300000000001.000------------------5130
Herb Hash29340000000000.950------------------12262
Joe Heving39390000000000.882------------------8224
Earl Johnson211700000000001.000------------------2190
Tony Lupien2300800000000----1.000--------------3720
Alex Mustaikis3160000000000.900------------------271
Fritz Ostermueller32310000000000.958------------------2211
Marv Owen3400809000000----.984--.962----------62242
Johnny Peacock30048000000000--.994----------------159131
Woody Rich24300000000001.000------------------010
Stan Spence25000000000150------------------1.0001500
Jim Tabor230000120000000--------.926----------14326733
Yank Terry29400000000001.000------------------040
Charlie Wagner271200000000001.000------------------150
Ted Williams2110000000014301.000----------------.9603021513
Jack Wilson284100000000001.000------------------14120


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