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1940 Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

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W-L Record: 100-53 .654
Rank: 1st in National League
Run Differential: 707-528 + 179
Roster Continuity 82.31% 5/15
Manager(s): Bill McKechnie
General Manager: Warren Giles
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark: Crosley Field
Attendance: 850,180 5/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Tigers)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmie Wilson
Assistant Coach: Hank Gowdy
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10053.654--
8865.57512.0
8469.54916.0
7876.50622.5
7579.48725.5
7280.47427.5
6587.42834.5
50103.32750.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
10Frank McCormick1B29   1556189319144319127252265123.309.367.482849.173.261.3000.5032.5298676
18Billy Werber3B32   1435841051623551248166840837.277.361.416777.139.283.2820.5948.7243663
11Lonny Frey2B29   1505631021502368542280483176.266.361.371732.105.286.2800.6070.4209663
24Ival GoodmanOF31   136519781342061263960540153.258.335.389724.131.264.2690.9043.3202594
23Harry CraftOF25   11542247103185648217462115.244.277.353630.109.154.2622.7170.3149452
20Mike McCormickOF23   11041748125200130813363207.300.326.355681.055.106.3262.77417.0148453
4Ernie LombardiC32   109376501202201474031147018.319.382.489871.170.253.3050.4526.9184414
12Billy MyersSS29   90282335714253003056294.202.283.319602.117.223.2351.8756.490323
17Eddie JoostSS24   88278246072124432402117.216.301.266567.050.180.2491.25278.074323
21Morrie ArnovichOF29   62211176010202111310028.284.326.351677.066.133.2990.77--74226
5Willard HershbergerC30   4812363842026066225.309.351.374725.065.114.3251.00--46133
31Bucky WaltersP31   371171124301182414061.205.231.256487.051.103.2253.50117.030127
21Johnny RizzoOF27   3111017316041711414001.282.363.445808.164.300.2931.0027.549124
30Paul DerringerP33   3710841840080019041.167.167.204371.037.037.202----22112
22Jimmy RippleOF30   3210115311004201135231.307.397.525922.218.356.2930.3825.353119
39Junior ThompsonP23   3379518410110226081.228.247.304551.076.101.34013.00--2489
34Jim TurnerP36   25757185102003011.240.240.333573.093.093.250----2576
15Lew Riggs3B30   41728217119024001.292.311.458769.167.194.2992.0072.03374
6Bill BakerC29   27695151107248004.217.260.261521.043.130.2462.00--1873
25Lee GambleOF30   38421261000001041.143.143.167310.024.024.146----746
35Whitey MooreP28   2539150001029040.128.171.128299.000.051.1674.50--545
3Jimmie WilsonC39   1637292003121020.243.282.297579.054.135.2500.50--1141
5Dick WestC24   7284112016102000.393.393.571964.179.214.400--28.01628
43Joe BeggsP29   3721140000005010.190.190.190380.000.000.250----422
33Johnny Vander MeerP25   1220662000013000.300.333.400733.100.150.3533.00--821
22Mike DejanOF25   1216130102033001.188.316.313629.125.313.2311.00--519
37Milt ShoffnerP34   2016120000004010.125.125.125250.000.000.167----217
40Johnny HutchingsP24   1913220000021001.154.267.154421.000.154.1670.50--215
41Elmer RiddleP25   157010000014000.143.250.143393.000.143.3334.00--18
21Vince DiMaggioOF27   24210000010001.250.400.250650.000.250.2500.00--15
19Lefty GuiseP30   23010000000000.333.333.333666.000.000.333----13
22Wally Berger34   22000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals167653727071427264388964972453503360125108.266.323.379702.113.211.2801.1160.420345950
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Bucky Walters31   22102.48363629300305.0241958419921153001.097.110.562.713.391.25
30Paul Derringer33   20123.06373726300296.228011010117481151001.108.480.521.453.482.40
39Junior Thompson23   1693.32333117310225.1197908310961033201.307.880.403.844.121.07
34Jim Turner36   1472.89242311010187.01877060932531001.179.000.431.542.551.66
35Whitey Moore28   883.6225155171116.21004847856600001.337.690.624.314.621.07
43Joe Beggs29   1231.993710027776.2681917121250001.167.950.122.452.921.19
37Milt Shoffner34   105.67200005054.1563534318170001.379.330.503.002.830.94
40Johnny Hutchings24   213.50194009054.0532121318182001.318.830.503.003.001.00
33Johnny Vander Meer25   313.75107202148.0382420341411101.657.130.567.697.691.00
41Elmer Riddle25   121.851511012233.23012701790001.387.940.004.502.380.53
19Lefty Guise30   001.132000007.28210510001.639.000.005.631.130.20
42Red Barrett25   106.003000002.25220100002.0015.000.003.000.000.00
Batting Totals100533.0526115591106411140812635284777344555711301.218.070.472.843.561.25
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ernie LombardiC1013974655.9890.00
Willard HershbergerC371211120.9850.00
Bill BakerC24879011.0000.00
Jimmie WilsonC16461010.9820.00
Dick WestC7192001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank McCormick1B1551587988146.9950.00
Harry Craft1B2161011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lonny Frey2B15036651221111.9770.00
Eddie Joost2B71216031.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Werber3B1431392871724.9620.00
Lew Riggs3B11102322.9430.00
Eddie Joost3B4414001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy MyersSS881552691762.9610.00
Eddie JoostSS781452401648.9600.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ival GoodmanOF135252680.9700.00
Harry CraftOF109284712.9970.00
Mike McCormickOF107266942.9860.00
Morrie ArnovichOF601295001.0000.00
Jimmy RippleOF30450001.0000.00
Johnny RizzoOF3068622.9740.00
Lee GambleOF10181001.0000.00
Mike DejanOF240001.0000.00
Vince DiMaggioOF120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe BeggsP3776620031.0003.07
Paul DerringerP3729684731.9481.67
Bucky WaltersP36305135647.9452.04
Junior ThompsonP33225124041.9292.08
Whitey MooreP251163910.9230.93
Jim TurnerP2418783511.9772.07
Milt ShoffnerP2054010001.0001.66
Johnny HutchingsP195416001.0001.17
Elmer RiddleP153307021.0001.90
Johnny Vander MeerP104809001.0001.69
Red BarrettP3202011.0008.18
Lefty GuiseP2703001.0003.75


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