1937 Brooklyn Dodgers season

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1937 Brooklyn Dodgers
Major League affiliations
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Owner(s) Stephen McKeever
Manager(s) Burleigh Grimes
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Former Dodgers pitcher Burleigh Grimes was brought in to manage the 1937 Brooklyn Dodgers, but the team continued to struggle, finishing in sixth place.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 95 57 .625
Chicago Cubs 93 61 3 .604
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 10 .558
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15 .526
Boston Bees 79 73 16 .520
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 33½ .405
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 34½ .399
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 40 .364

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 Brooklyn Dodgers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
C Phelps, BabeBabe Phelps 121 409 128 .313 7 58
1B Hassett, BuddyBuddy Hassett 137 556 169 .304 1 53
2B Lavagetto, CookieCookie Lavagetto 149 503 142 .282 8 70
3B Stripp, JoeJoe Stripp 90 300 73 .243 1 26
SS English, WoodyWoody English
OF Manush, HeinieHeinie Manush
OF Cooney, JohnnyJohnny Cooney
OF Brack, GibbyGibby Brack

Other batters[edit]

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
Bucher, JimJim Bucher
Winsett, TomTom Winsett
Spencer, RoyRoy Spencer
Brown, LindsayLindsay Brown
Malinosky, TonyTony Malinosky 35 79 18 .228 0 3
Rosen, GoodyGoody Rosen
Wilson, EddieEddie Wilson
Chervinko, PaulPaul Chervinko
Morgan, EddieEddie Morgan
Cisar, GeorgeGeorge Cisar
Daniel, JakeJake Daniel
Hudson, JohnnyJohnny Hudson
Haas, BertBert Haas
Moore, RandyRandy Moore
Polly, NickNick Polly
Parks, ArtArt Parks
Klumpp, ElmerElmer Klumpp
Gautreaux, SidSid Gautreaux
Fallon, GeorgeGeorge Fallon

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Frankhouse, FredFred Frankhouse
Mungo, VanVan Mungo
Hoyt, WaiteWaite Hoyt
Fitzsimmons, FreddieFreddie Fitzsimmons

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Butcher, MaxMax Butcher 39 191.2 11 15 4.27 57
Hamlin, LukeLuke Hamlin
Henshaw, RoyRoy Henshaw 42 156.1 5 12 5.07 98
Eisenstat, HarryHarry Eisenstat
Marrow, BuckBuck Marrow

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lindsey, JimJim Lindsey
Jeffcoat, GeorgeGeorge Jeffcoat
Cantwell, BenBen Cantwell
Birkofer, RalphRalph Birkofer 11 0 2 0 6.67 9
Baker, TomTom Baker 7 0 1 0 8.64 2
Peterson, JimJim Peterson
Clark, WattyWatty Clark
Winsett, TomTom Winsett

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm System[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A1 Knoxville Smokies Southern Association Neil Caldwell
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Bruno Betzel
A Davenport Blue Sox Western League John Fitzpatrick
B Clinton Owls Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Clyde Sukeforth
C Greenwood Dodgers Cotton States League Elmer Yoter
D Pocomoke City Red Sox Eastern Shore League Vic Keen
D Cordele Reds Georgia-Florida League Ivy Griffin
D Americus Cardinals Georgia-Florida League Dixie Parker
Bill Porter
Guy Lacy
D Beatrice Blues Nebraska State League Leon Riley
D Greensburg Green Sox Pennsylvania State Association Wilbur Cooper

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Elmira

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