1938 Brooklyn Dodgers season

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1938 Brooklyn Dodgers
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Owner(s) James & Dearie Mulvey
Manager(s) Burleigh Grimes
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The 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers season was their 55th season. The team finished with a record of 69-80, finishing in seventh place in the National League. The 1938 season saw Babe Ruth hired as the first base coach,[1] and lights installed by the team at Ebbets Field on June 15.[2]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago Cubs 89 63 -- .586
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 64 2 .573
New York Giants 83 67 5 .553
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 6 .547
Boston Bees 77 75 12 .507
St. Louis Cardinals 71 80 17.5 .470
Brooklyn Dodgers 69 80 18.5 .463
Philadelphia Phillies 45 105 43 .300
Tuck Stainback, Buddy Hassett, Kiki Cuyler, and first base coach Babe Ruth in 1938.

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1938 Brooklyn Dodgers
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; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Phelps, BabeBabe Phelps 66 208 54 .308 5 46
1B Camilli, DolphDolph Camilli 146 509 128 .251 24 100
2B Hudson, JohnnyJohnny Hudson 135 498 130 .261 2 37
3B Lavagetto, CookieCookie Lavagetto 137 487 133 .273 6 79
SS Durocher, LeoLeo Durocher 141 479 105 .219 1 56
OF Koy, ErnieErnie Koy 142 521 156 .299 11 76
OF Rosen, GoodyGoody Rosen
OF Hassett, BuddyBuddy Hassett

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
Cuyler, KikiKiki Cuyler
Campbell, GillyGilly Campbell
Shea, MervMerv Shea
Stainback, TuckTuck Stainback
Coscarart, PetePete Coscarart
English, WoodyWoody English
Hockett, OrisOris Hockett
Brack, GibbyGibby Brack
Sington, FredFred Sington
Manush, HeinieHeinie Manush
Williams, WoodyWoody Williams
Spencer, RoyRoy Spencer
Rogers, PackyPacky Rogers
Winsett, TomTom Winsett
Chervinko, PaulPaul Chervinko
George, GreekGreek George
Hayworth, RayRay Hayworth
Thomas, RayRay Thomas
Haas, BertBert Haas

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
Hamlin, LukeLuke Hamlin
Fitzsimmons, FreddieFreddie Fitzsimmons 27 202.2 11 8 3.02 38
Mungo, VanVan Mungo
Gaddy, JohnJohn Gaddy
Nahem, SamSam Nahem

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
Pressnell, TotTot Pressnell
Tamulis, VitoVito Tamulis
Posedel, BillBill Posedel
Frankhouse, FredFred Frankhouse 30 93.2 3 5 4.04 32
Butcher, MaxMax Butcher 24 72.2 5 4 6.56 21
Rogers, LeeLee Rogers
Hoyt, WaiteWaite Hoyt
Winford, JimJim Winford

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
Marrow, BuckBuck Marrow
LaMaster, WayneWayne LaMaster
Potter, DykesDykes Potter

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A1 Nashville Vols Southern Association Chuck Dressen
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Clyde Sukeforth
B Winston-Salem Twins Piedmont League Walt Van Grofski
Joe Prerost
B Pensacola Pilots Southeastern League Wally Dashiell
B Clinton Owls Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Oliver Marquardt
C Greenwood Crackers Cotton States League Elmer Yoter
C Dayton Ducks Middle Atlantic League Red Rollings
Howard Holmes
Jim Lindsey
D Tallahassee Capitols Georgia-Florida League Tim Muchison
D Beatrice Blues Nebraska State League Leon Riley
D Cooleemee Weavers North Carolina State League Joe Bird
D Superior Blues Northern League George Treadwell

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Elmira, Pensacola, Superior

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