1940 Cincinnati Reds season: Wikis

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1940 Cincinnati Reds
1940 World Series Champions
1940 National League Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1940 Information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley Jr.
General Manager(s) Warren Giles
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local television none
Local radio WSAI
(Roger Baker, Dick Bray)
WCPO
(Harry Hartman)

The Cincinnati Reds' 1940 season consisted of the Cincinnati Reds winning the National League and the World Series.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Notable transactions

Roster

1940 Cincinnati Reds roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Frey, LonnyLonny Frey 150 563 150 .266 8 54
OF McCormick, MikeMike McCormick 110 417 125 .300 1 30

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ripple, JimmyJimmy Ripple 32 101 31 .307 4 20
Baker, BillBill Baker 27 69 15 .217 0 7

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Derringer, PaulPaul Derringer 37 296.2 20 12 3.06 115
Turner, JimJim Turner 24 187 14 7 2.89 53

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Beggs, JoeJoe Beggs 37 12 3 7 2.00 25
Shoffner, MiltMilt Shoffner 20 1 0 0 5.63 17
Barrett, RedRed Barrett 3 1 0 0 6.75 0

1940 World Series

Game 1

October 2, 1940 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit (A) 0 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 7 10 1
Cincinnati (N) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 3
W: Bobo Newsom (1-0)   L: Paul Derringer (0-1)
HR: DETBruce Campbell (1)

Game 2

October 3, 1940 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit (A) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 1
Cincinnati (N) 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
W: Bucky Walters (1-0)   L: Schoolboy Rowe (0-1)
HR: CINJimmy Ripple (1)

Game 3

October 4, 1940 at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati (N) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 10 1
Detroit (A) 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 x 7 13 1
W: Tommy Bridges (1-0)  L: Jim Turner (0-1)
HR: : DETRudy York (1), Pinky Higgins (1)

Game 4

October 5, 1940 at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati (N) 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 11 1
Detroit (A) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5 1
W: Paul Derringer (1-1)  L: Dizzy Trout (0-1)

Game 5

October 6, 1940 at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, Michigan

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
Detroit (A) 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 1 x 8 13 0
W: Bobo Newsom (2-0)  L: Junior Thompson (0-1)
HR: : DETHank Greenberg (1)

Game 6

October 7, 1940 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Cincinnati (N) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 x 4 10 2
W: Bucky Walters (2-0)   L: Schoolboy Rowe (0-2)
HR: CINBucky Walters (1)

Game 7

October 8, 1940 at Crosley Field in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit (A) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
Cincinnati (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 x 2 7 1
W: Paul Derringer (2-1)   L: Bobo Newsom (2-1)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Indianapolis Indians American Association Wes Griffin and Jewel Ens
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Ira Smith
B Durham Bulls Piedmont League Oscar Roettger
B Columbia Reds Sally League Cap Crossley
C Tucson Cowboys Arizona-Texas League Lester "Pat" Patterson
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Bill McCorry
D Troy Trojans Alabama State League Ellis Johnson and Harold Fehrenbacher
D Lenoir Reds Tar Heel League Ray Rice

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Durham[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Hank Sauer page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References

Preceded by
Cincinnati Reds
1939
National League Championship Season
1940
Succeeded by
Brooklyn Dodgers
1941
Preceded by
New York Yankees
1939
World Series Champions
Cincinnati Reds

1940
Succeeded by
New York Yankees
1941

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