1940 Boston Red Sox season

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1940 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt, Tom Hussey)
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The 1940 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 82 wins and 72 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 90 64 .584 --
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 1
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 2
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 8
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 8
St. Louis Browns 67 87 .435 23
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 26
Philadelphia Athletics 54 100 .351 36

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  7 Dom DiMaggio RF
  8 Doc Cramer CF
  9 Ted Williams LF
  3 Jimmie Foxx 1B
  4 Joe Cronin SS
  1 Bobby Doerr 2B
  5 Jim Tabor 3B
  2 Gene Desautels     C
10 Lefty Grove P

Roster[edit]

1940 Boston Red Sox
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
SS Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 149 548 156 .285 24 111
OF Cramer, DocDoc Cramer 150 661 200 .303 1 51
OF DiMaggio, DomDom DiMaggio 108 418 126 .301 8 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

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
Butland, BillBill Butland 3 21 1 2 5.57 5

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
Bagby, JimJim Bagby 36 182.2 10 16 4.73 57

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Louisville Colonels American Association Bill Burwell
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Nemo Leibold
B Rocky Mount Red Sox Piedmont League Heinie Manush
C Canton Terriers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson
D Elizabethton Betsy Red Sox Appalachian League Hobe Brummitt
D Danville-Scholfield Leafs Bi-State League Red Barnes
D Centreville Colts Eastern Shore League Ed Walls

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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