Season Information
Team Name
1940 Cincinnati Reds
League
National League
Division
-
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
100-53 (.654)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 1 / 1
Runs For/Against
707 / 528   Diff: +179
Playoffs
Won World Series (Tigers)
Playoff Series
Won World Series (Tigers)
Playoff Series
WS vs DET (W 4-3)
General Manager(s)
 
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
5
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1876-2020
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MLB Transactions on this Date

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TranxDatePlayer NameTransaction DescriptionPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
1940-12-30Don LangTraded by Reds with Cash to Yankees for Monte Pearson.3B-2B6-0175RR1915-03-15Selma,CA
MLB1938-19481938-1948
1940-12-30Monte PearsonTraded by Yankees to Reds for Don Lang and Cash.P6-0175RR1908-09-02Oakland,CA
MLB1932-19411932-1941
1940-12-16Tot PressnellPurchased by Reds from Cardinals.P5-10175RR1906-08-08Findlay,OH
MLB1938-19421938-1942
1940-12-12Wayne AmblerTraded by Giants to Reds for Milt Shoffner.SS-2B---165RR1915-11-08Abington,PA
MLB1937-19391937-1939
1940-12-12Milt ShoffnerTraded by Reds to Giants for Wayne Ambler.P6-1184LL1905-11-13Sherman,TX
MLB1929-19401929-1940
1940-12-10Morrie ArnovichPurchased by Giants from Reds.OF5-10168RR1910-11-16Superior,WI
MLB1936-19461936-1946
1940-12-09Pep YoungTraded by Dodgers to Reds for Lew Riggs.2B-SS5-9162RR1907-08-29Jamestown,NC
MLB1933-19451933-1945
1940-12-09Lew RiggsTraded by Reds to Dodgers for Pep Young.3B-2B6-0175LR1910-04-22Mebane,NC
MLB1934-19461934-1946
1940-12-05Jake WadePurchased by Reds from Browns.P6-2175LL1912-04-01Morehead City,NC
MLB1936-19461936-1946
1940-12-04Jim GleesonTraded by Cubs with Bobby Mattick to Reds for Billy Myers.OF6-1191BR1912-03-05Kansas City,MO
MLB1936-19421936-1942
1940-12-04Bobby MattickTraded by Cubs with Jim Gleeson to Reds for Billy Myers.SS-3B5-11178RR1915-12-05Sioux City,IA
MLB1938-19421938-1942
1940-12-04Billy MyersTraded by Reds to Cubs for Bobby Mattick and Jim Gleeson.SS-2B5-8168RR1910-08-14Enola,PA
MLB1935-19411935-1941
1940-09-11Frank SecoryClaimed on waivers by Reds from Tigers.OF6-1200RR1912-08-24Mason City,IA
MLB1940-19461940-1946
1940-09-10Woody WilliamsClaimed on waivers by Reds from Dodgers.2B-SS5-11175RR1912-08-21Pamplin,VA
MLB1938-19451938-1945
1940-08-23Jimmy RippleClaimed on waivers by Reds from Dodgers.OF5-10170LR1909-10-14Export,PA
MLB1936-19431936-1943
1940-08-12Jimmie WilsonSigned as Free Agent by Reds.C-1B6-1200RR1900-07-23Philadelphia,PA
MLB1923-19401923-1940
1940-07-04Mike DejanPurchased by Reds from Senators.OF6-1185LL1915-01-13Cleveland,OH
MLB1940-19401940-1940
1940-06-15Morrie ArnovichTraded by Phillies to Reds for Johnny Rizzo.OF5-10168RR1910-11-16Superior,WI
MLB1936-19461936-1946
1940-06-15Johnny RizzoTraded by Reds to Phillies for Morrie Arnovich.OF-3B6-0190RR1912-07-30Houston,TX
MLB1938-19421938-1942
1940-05-10Wally BergerReleased by Reds.OF-1B6-2198RR1905-10-10Chicago,IL
MLB1930-19401930-1940
1940-05-08Johnny RizzoTraded by Pirates to Reds for Vince DiMaggio.OF-3B6-0190RR1912-07-30Houston,TX
MLB1938-19421938-1942
1940-05-08Vince DiMaggioTraded by Reds to Pirates for Johnny Rizzo.OF-2B5-11183RR1912-09-06Martinez,CA
MLB1937-19461937-1946
1940-02-24LeGrant ScottAssigned to Reds by Phillies without compensation.OF5-8170LL1910-07-25Cleveland,OH
MLB1939-19391939-1939
1940-01-29Dutch DietzSigned as Free Agent by Reds.P5-11180RR1912-02-09Cincinnati,OH
MLB1940-19431940-1943
1940-01-27Nino BongiovanniPurchased by Yankees from Reds.OF5-10175LL1911-12-21Pike's Peak,LA
MLB1938-19391938-1939
1940-01-27Nino BongiovanniTraded by Reds with Frenchy Bordagaray and Cash to Yankees for Vince DiMaggio.OF5-10175LL1911-12-21Pike's Peak,LA
MLB1938-19391938-1939
1940-01-27Frenchy BordagarayTraded by Reds with Nino Bongiovanni and Cash to Yankees for Vince DiMaggio.OF-3B5-7175RR1910-01-03Coalinga,CA
MLB1934-19451934-1945
1940-01-04Johnny NiggelingClaimed on waivers by Browns from Reds.P6-0170RR1907-10-03Remsen,IA
MLB1938-19461938-1946
1940-01-04Lee GrissomTraded by Reds to Yankees for Joe Beggs.P6-3200BL1907-10-23Sherman,TX
MLB1934-19411934-1941
1940-01-04Joe BeggsTraded by Yankees to Reds for Lee Grissom.P6-1182RR1910-11-04Rankin,PA
MLB1938-19481938-1948
1940-01-01Chuck KressSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.1B-OF6-0190LL1921-12-09Philadelphia,PA
MLB1947-19541947-1954
1940-01-01Johnny KucabSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.P6-2185RR1919-12-17Olyphant,PA
MLB1950-19521950-1952
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Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Transaction Description Full description of the transaction as entered in the database Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system