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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
Roster Continuity 83.37% 3/15
Manager(s): Joe Cronin
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 716,234 7/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
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
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Doc CramerOF34   15066194200271215135362911413.303.340.384724.082.133.3150.81661.0254712
1Bobby Doerr2B22   1515958717337102210510557530616.291.353.497850.207.311.2900.9327.0296658
9Ted WilliamsOF21   1445611341934314231134496543113.344.442.5941036.250.421.3510.5624.4333661
4Joe CroninSS33   149548104156356241117583651136.285.380.502882.217.372.2880.7822.8275645
25Lou FinneyOF-1B29   1305347317131155735233130716.320.360.463823.142.210.3220.39106.8247574
3Jimmie Foxx1B32   1445151061533043611947101870218.297.412.581993.283.474.2980.8614.3299618
5Jim Tabor3B23   12045973131286218114104258045.285.345.510855.224.325.2891.3821.9234505
7Dom DiMaggioOF23   10841881126326846764146255.301.367.464831.163.263.3241.1252.3194466
2Gene DesautelsC33   71222195071017013213257.225.328.266594.041.180.2390.41--59261
23Johnny PeacockC30   63131203741013112310028.282.390.328718.046.221.3060.43--43156
15Charlie Gelbert3B34   3091918200800816001.198.263.220483.022.110.2402.00--2099
17Jim BagbyP23   4474815310800012062.203.203.270473.068.068.242----2080
24Stan SpenceOF25   5168519212130149001.279.319.426745.147.191.2982.2534.02972
18Jack WilsonP28   4166918212800111001.273.284.424708.152.167.30211.0033.02867
14Tom CareySS33   436242040070021022.323.344.387731.065.097.3280.50--2466
6Marv Owen3B-1B34   205741200060084003.211.308.211519.000.140.2260.50--1265
21Fritz OstermuellerP32   335491730010036001.315.351.370721.056.111.3542.00--2057
10Lefty GroveP40   235348001201329050.151.196.208404.057.094.3049.6753.01161
26Joe GlennC31   22473610040057014.128.212.149361.021.128.1501.40--753
29Herb HashP29   35404750040004032.175.175.300475.125.125.194----1243
19Joe HevingP39   39404800060036122.200.273.200473.000.075.2352.00--846
12Denny GalehouseP28   253903100100019072.077.077.103180.026.026.150----446
16Emerson DickmanP25   35281300000119120.107.167.107274.000.000.1589.00--332
20Earl JohnsonP21   182732000000010001.074.074.074148.000.000.118----227
20Mickey HarrisP23   13226600020067010.273.429.273702.000.273.4001.17--629
32Tony Lupien1B23   10195932040011000.474.500.8421342.368.421.5001.00--1620
28Bill FlemingP26   10131000000013020.000.071.00071.000.077.0003.00--016
27Yank TerryP29   481200000003000.250.250.250500.000.000.400----28
28Bill ButlandP22   370000000003010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
24Red Nonnenkamp28   970000010004100.000.125.000125.000.000.000----08
28Alex MustaikisP31   660210030002000.333.333.500833.167.167.500----36
27Charlie WagnerP27   1351100010002000.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
15Woody RichP24   340000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
Batting Totals17605481872156630180145808554959059712091129.286.355.449804.163.272.3001.0137.824626162
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Jim Bagby23   10164.72362161122182.2217104961583575001.6410.670.744.082.800.69
18Jack Wilson28   1265.07411690155157.21701048917871026001.639.680.974.965.811.17
10Lefty Grove40   764.0022219110153.115973682050621001.379.351.182.943.651.24
21Fritz Ostermueller32   594.9431165070143.21668679770804001.6410.380.444.385.001.14
12Denny Galehouse28   665.1825205030120.015577691041534101.6311.630.753.083.981.29
29Herb Hash29   774.95341231153120.012368661184363001.739.230.836.302.700.43
19Joe Heving39   1274.0139740213119.01296353742551001.449.760.533.184.161.31
16Emerson Dickman25   866.0335920113100.012174671538401001.5910.891.353.423.601.05
20Earl Johnson21   624.111710202070.1693332039263001.548.870.005.013.340.67
20Mickey Harris23   425.03139302068.1834038826363001.6010.991.063.444.761.38
28Bill Fleming26   124.89106102046.1532725420242001.5910.370.783.914.701.20
27Charlie Wagner27   105.59121007029.145221858131001.8313.971.552.484.031.63
28Bill Butland22   125.5733100021.027131301050001.7611.570.004.292.140.50
27Yank Terry29   109.0041000019.124191921191001.8411.370.955.214.260.82
28Alex Mustaikis31   019.0061003015.015181511561002.009.000.609.003.600.40
15Woody Rich24   100.7531101011.29312180000.836.751.500.756.008.00
9Ted Williams21   004.501000102.03110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
Batting Totals82724.88332154513103161380156882574912462561336101.5910.230.814.084.000.98
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene DesautelsC703252738.9920.00
Johnny PeacockC481591310.9940.00
Jimmie FoxxC421781812.9950.00
Joe GlennC1967630.9610.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmie Foxx1B9584479987.9900.00
Lou Finney1B5150423341.9940.00
Tony Lupien1B8372041.0000.00
Marv Owen1B853819.9840.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Doerr2B15140148021118.9770.00
Tom Carey2B438021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim Tabor3B1201432673325.9260.00
Charlie Gelbert3B29236575.9260.00
Marv Owen3B991613.9620.00
Tom Carey3B401001.0000.00
Joe Cronin3B212001.0000.00
Jimmie Foxx3B113001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe CroninSS1462524433889.9480.00
Tom CareySS202140312.9530.00
Charlie GelbertSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doc CramerOF14933311112.9690.00
Ted WilliamsOF14330213132.9600.00
Dom DiMaggioOF942391665.9770.00
Lou FinneyOF691481040.9750.00
Stan SpenceOF15150001.0000.00
Jim BagbyOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jack WilsonP411571412011.0001.49
Joe HevingP3911982243.8822.27
Jim BagbyP36182172816.9782.22
Emerson DickmanP3510052935.9193.06
Herb HashP34120122620.9502.85
Fritz OstermuellerP3114322110.9581.45
Denny GalehouseP251201122021.0002.48
Lefty GroveP2215313430.9212.06
Earl JohnsonP1770219011.0002.70
Mickey HarrisP1368513001.0002.38
Charlie WagnerP122915001.0001.86
Bill FlemingP104615001.0001.17
Alex MustaikisP6152711.9005.40
Yank TerryP41904001.0001.88
Bill ButlandP32117001.0003.43
Woody RichP31101001.0000.80
Ted WilliamsP1202001.0009.00


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