1938 St. Louis Browns season

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1938 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 55–97 (.362)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) Donald Lee Barnes
Manager(s) Gabby Street and Ski Melillo
Local radio KMOX
(France Laux, Jim Alt)
KWK
(John O'Hara, Allan Anthony)
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The 1938 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 97 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 99 53 .651 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591 9.5
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13.0
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16.0
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23.5
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32.0
St. Louis Browns 55 97 .362 44.0
Philadelphia Athletics 53 99 .349 46.0

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1938 St. Louis Browns
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 Sullivan, BillyBilly Sullivan 111 375 104 .277 7 49
SS Kress, RedRed Kress 150 566 171 .302 7 79
OF Mills, BusterBuster Mills 123 466 133 .285 3 46

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
Heath, TommyTommy Heath 70 194 44 .227 2 22
Hughes, RoyRoy Hughes 58 96 27 .281 2 13
Grace, JoeJoe Grace 12 47 16 .340 0 4
Allen, EthanEthan Allen 19 33 10 .303 0 4
Harshany, SamSam Harshany 11 24 7 .292 0 0

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
Newsom, BoboBobo Newsom 44 329.2 20 16 5.08 226
Hildebrand, OralOral Hildebrand 23 163 8 10 5.69 66
Kimberlin, HarryHarry Kimberlin 1 8 0 0 3.38 1
Trotter, BillBill Trotter 1 8 0 1 5.62 1
Weaver, JimJim Weaver 1 7 0 1 9.00 4

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
Walkup, JimJim Walkup 18 94 1 12 6.80 28
Cole, EdEd Cole 36 88.2 1 5 5.18 26
Johnson, FredFred Johnson 17 69 3 7 5.61 24
Cox, BillBill Cox 22 63 1 4 7.00 16
Knott, JackJack Knott 7 30 1 2 4.80 8
Bildilli, EmilEmil Bildilli 5 21.2 1 2 7.06 11

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
Linke, EdEd Linke 21 1 7 0 7.94 18
Bonetti, JulioJulio Bonetti 17 2 3 0 6.35 7
Liebhardt, GlennGlenn Liebhardt 2 0 0 0 6.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Fred Haney
A1 San Antonio Missions Texas League Zack Taylor
B Meridian Scrappers Southeastern League Harry Whitehouse
B Springfield Browns Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Walter Holke
C Palestine Pals East Texas League Abe Miller, Neil Andrews and John Kosey
C Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League Bobby Goff
D Pennington Gap Lee Bears Appalachian League Ralph Goldsmith and Lynn Lunsford
D Siloam Springs Travelers Arkansas-Missouri League Vince "Moon" Mullen, Runt Marr
and Mike Serlick
D Easton Browns Eastern Shore League George Jacobs
D Lafayette White Sox Evangeline League Frank Oceak
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Bennie Tate
D Lincoln Links Nebraska State League Pug Griffin
D Batesville White Sox Northeast Arkansas League Elmer Kirchoff
D Findlay Browns Ohio State League Grover Hartley
D Beaver Falls Browns Pennsylvania State Association Howard Shanks
D Corpus Christi Spudders Texas Valley League Rod Whitney

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ed Linke page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bill Cox page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Joe Grace page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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