1931 Brooklyn Robins season

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1931 Brooklyn Robins
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Owner(s) Stephen McKeever
Manager(s) Wilbert Robinson
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The 1931 Brooklyn Robins finished in 4th place, after which longtime manager Wilbert Robinson announced his retirement with 1,375 career victories.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Jack Quinn became the oldest person in baseball history to pitch on Opening Day. He was 47 when he started for Brooklyn on Opening Day in 1931.[2] It would be Quinn's only start of the season, as he pitched the rest of the year in relief.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
St. Louis Cardinals 101 53 -- .656
New York Giants 87 65 13 .572
Chicago Cubs 84 70 17 .545
Brooklyn Robins 79 73 21 .520
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 79 26 .487
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 35 .429
Boston Braves 64 90 37 .416
Cincinnati Reds 58 96 43 .377

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1931 Brooklyn Robins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Lopez, AlAl Lopez 112 360 38 97 .269 0 40 1
1B Bissonette, DelDel Bissonette 152 587 90 170 .290 12 87 4
2B Finn, NealNeal Finn 118 413 46 113 .274 0 45 2
3B Gilbert, WallyWally Gilbert 145 552 60 147 .266 0 46 3
SS Slade, GordonGordon Slade
LF O'Doul, LeftyLefty O'Doul 134 512 85 172 .336 7 75 5
CF Frederick, JohnnyJohnny Frederick
RF Herman, BabeBabe Herman 151 610 93 191 .313 18 97 17

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Wright, GlennGlenn Wright
Lombardi, ErnieErnie Lombardi
Thompson, FrescoFresco Thompson 74 181 26 48 .265 1 21 5
Bressler, RubeRube Bressler
Picinich, ValVal Picinich
Flowers, JakeJake Flowers
Sothern, DennyDenny Sothern
Reis, BobbyBobby Reis
Rosenfeld, MaxMax Rosenfeld
Boone, IkeIke Boone
Warner, JackJack Warner
Cohen, AltaAlta Cohen
Hendrick, HarveyHarvey Hendrick

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Clark, WattyWatty Clark 34 28 16 233.1 14 10 3.20 52 96
Vance, DazzyDazzy Vance
Phelps, RayRay Phelps
Shaute, JoeJoe Shaute
Thurston, SloppySloppy Thurston
Luque, DolfDolf Luque
Mungo, VanVan Mungo

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Heimach, FredFred Heimach
Moss, RayRay Moss
Gallivan, PhilPhil Gallivan 6 1 0 15.1 0 1 5.28 7 1

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L SV ERA BB SO
Quinn, JackJack Quinn 39 64.1 5 4 15 2.66 24 25
Moore, CyCy Moore
Day, Pea RidgePea Ridge Day 22 57.1 2 2 1 4.55 13 30
Mattingly, EarlEarl Mattingly
Moss, RayRay Moss

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Babe Herman

  • #2 in NL in stolen bases (17)

Dazzy Vance

  • #3 in NL in strikeouts (150)

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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