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1940 World SeriesDetroit Tigers vs Cincinnati Reds
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Eddie Joost played for CIN in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultCincinnati Reds defeated Detroit Tigers 4 games to 3
Most Valuable Player of Series

Detroit Tigers ManagerDel Baker
Cincinnati Reds ManagerBill McKechnie

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Game #1 - Wednesday October 2,1940

Detroit Tigers 7   Cincinnati Reds 2

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WP:   Bobo Newsom
LP:   Paul Derringer
SV:   (none)
HR:   Bruce Campbell

Game #2 - Thursday October 3,1940

Cincinnati Reds 5   Detroit Tigers 3

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WP:   Bucky Walters
LP:   Schoolboy Rowe
SV:   (none)
HR:   Jimmy Ripple

Game #3 - Friday October 4,1940

Detroit Tigers 7   Cincinnati Reds 4

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WP:   Tommy Bridges
LP:   Jim Turner
SV:   (none)
HR:   Rudy York, Pinky Higgins

Game #4 - Saturday October 5,1940

Cincinnati Reds 5   Detroit Tigers 2

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WP:   Paul Derringer
LP:   Dizzy Trout
SV:   (none)

Game #5 - Sunday October 6,1940

Detroit Tigers 8   Cincinnati Reds 0

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WP:   Bobo Newsom
LP:   Junior Thompson
SV:   (none)
HR:   Hank Greenberg

Game #6 - Monday October 7,1940

Cincinnati Reds 4   Detroit Tigers 0

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WP:   Bucky Walters
LP:   Schoolboy Rowe
SV:   (none)
HR:   Bucky Walters

Game #7 - Tuesday October 8,1940

Cincinnati Reds 2   Detroit Tigers 1

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WP:   Paul Derringer
LP:   Bobo Newsom
SV:   (none)

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Hank Greenberg1B-OF297285102116002500000.357.400.6071.00717430.409.250.3216.6716.672.503.3328.0040.00
Charlie Gehringer2B37728360001002000000.214.267.214.4816030.214.000.0716.670.000.000.000.000.00
Rudy York1B26726360112004700000.231.333.423.75611230.278.192.34613.3323.331.753.3326.0033.33
Dick BartellSS32726272003003300000.269.345.346.6919229.304.077.19210.3410.341.000.000.0028.57
Bruce CampbellOF30725491015004400000.360.448.520.96813229.400.160.32013.7913.791.003.4525.0022.22
Pinky Higgins3B31724283116003300000.333.407.6671.07416527.350.334.45811.1111.111.003.7024.0062.50
Barney McCoskyOF23723571001007000000.304.467.348.8158130.304.044.34823.330.000.000.000.0014.29
Billy SullivanC-1B29513320000005200000.154.389.154.5432018.182.000.38527.7811.110.400.000.000.00
Birdie TebbettsC27411000000000000000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Bobo NewsomP32310110000000100000.100.100.100.2001010.111.000.0000.0010.000.000.000.000.00
Johnny GorsicaP2524000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Tommy BridgesP3313000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Earl AverillOF3833000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Schoolboy RoweP3021000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Clay SmithP2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Pete FoxOF3111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Dizzy TroutP2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Mike McCormickOF23729193002001600000.310.333.414.74712330.391.104.1383.3320.006.000.000.0033.33
Ival GoodmanOF31729582005000300000.276.276.345.62110229.308.069.0690.0010.340.000.000.0025.00
Frank McCormick1B29728261000001100000.214.241.250.4917129.222.036.0713.453.451.000.000.0016.67
Billy Werber3B327275104002004200000.370.452.519.97114431.400.149.29612.906.450.500.000.0040.00
Eddie JoostSS24725050002001200000.200.231.200.4315026.217.000.0403.857.692.000.000.000.00
Billy MyersSS29723030002002500000.130.200.130.3303025.167.000.0878.0020.002.500.000.000.00
Jimmy RippleOF30721372016004200000.333.440.5711.01112325.333.238.42916.008.000.504.0021.0042.86
Jimmie WilsonC39617260000101200000.353.389.353.7426018.400.000.1185.5611.112.000.000.000.00
Bucky WaltersP-3B3127221012000100000.286.286.8571.143627.200.571.5710.0014.290.0014.297.00100.00
Paul DerringerP3337000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Bill BakerC2934110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Lew Riggs3B3033100000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Ernie LombardiC3223011000001000000.333.500.6671.167214.333.334.66725.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Lonny Frey2B-SS2932000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Jim TurnerP3612000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Whitey MooreP2832000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Harry CraftOF2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Junior ThompsonP2311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Morrie ArnovichOF2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Bobo Newsom211.3833026.018441700.856.230.001.385.884.250.00.66732
Johnny Gorsica000.7920011.1614400.904.760.003.183.181.000.00.00025
Tommy Bridges103.001109.01031501.2210.000.001.005.005.000.001.00033
Clay Smith002.251004.0113101.002.250.006.752.250.330.00.00025
Schoolboy Rowe0217.182003.21271104.0629.450.002.452.451.000.00.00030
Archie McKain003.001003.0410001.3312.000.000.000.0000.00.00029
Dizzy Trout019.001002.0621103.5027.000.004.504.501.000.00.00025
Fred Hutchinson009.001001.0111102.009.000.009.009.001.000.00.00020
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Paul Derringer212.7932019.117610601.417.910.004.662.790.600.00.66733
Bucky Walters201.5022018.0836600.784.000.003.003.001.000.001.00031
Whitey Moore003.243008.1836701.738.640.006.487.561.170.00.00028
Jim Turner017.501006.0850401.3312.000.000.006.0000.00.00036
Junior Thompson0116.201003.1864203.8721.600.0010.805.400.500.00.00023
Johnny Vander Meer000.001003.0203201.676.000.009.006.000.670.00.00025
Elmer Riddle000.001001.0000200.000.000.000.0018.0000.00.00025
Johnny Hutchings009.001001.0211003.0018.000.009.000.000.000.00.00024
Joe Beggs009.001001.0310103.0027.000.000.009.0000.00.00029