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1940 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1940 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Jim BagbyP6-2170R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    28Bill ButlandP6-5185R-L221940Not draftedMLB--
    14Tom Carey2B-SS5-8170R-R331935Not draftedMLB--
    8Doc CramerOF6-2185L-R341929Not draftedMLB--
    4Joe CroninSS5-11180R-R331926Not draftedMLB--
    2Gene DesautelsC5-11170R-R331930Not draftedMLB--
    16Emerson DickmanP6-2175R-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    7Dom DiMaggioOF5-9168R-R231940Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Doerr2B5-11175R-R221937Not draftedMLB--
    25Lou FinneyOF-1B6-0180L-R291931Not draftedMLB--
    28Bill FlemingP6-0190R-R261940Not draftedMLB--
    3Jimmie Foxx1B6-0195R-R321925UDFAMLB--
    12Denny GalehouseP6-1195R-R281934Not draftedMLB--
    15Charlie GelbertSS-3B5-11170R-R341929Not draftedMLB--
    26Joe GlennC5-11175R-R311932Not draftedMLB--
    10Lefty GroveP6-3190L-L401925Not draftedMLB--
    20Mickey HarrisP6-0195L-L231940Not draftedMLB--
    29Herb HashP6-1180R-R291940Not draftedMLB--
    19Joe HevingP6-1185R-R391930Not draftedMLB--
    20Earl JohnsonP6-3190L-L211940Not draftedMLB--
    32Tony Lupien1B5-10185L-L231940Not draftedMLB--
    28Alex MustaikisP6-3180R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    24Red NonnenkampOF5-11185L-L281933Not draftedMLB--
    21Fritz OstermuellerP5-11175L-L321934Not draftedMLB--
    6Marv Owen3B6-1175R-R341931Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny PeacockC5-11165L-R301937Not draftedMLB--
    15Woody RichP6-2185L-R241939Not draftedMLB--
    24Stan SpenceOF5-10180L-L251940Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim Tabor3B6-2175R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    27Yank TerryP6-1180R-R291940Not draftedMLB--
    27Charlie WagnerP5-11170R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R211939Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack WilsonP5-11210R-R281934Not draftedMLB--


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