1934 Cincinnati Reds season

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1934 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Larry MacPhail
Manager(s) Bob O'Farrell, Burt Shotton, Chuck Dressen
Local radio WFBE
(Harry Hartman)
WKRC
(C.O. "Oatmeal" Brown)
WSAI
(Red Barber)
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The 1934 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 52–99, 42 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals. Their .344 winning percentage remains the lowest in franchise history since 1900, and the 99 losses were the worst in the franchise history until the 1982 Reds lost 101 games.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 95 58 0.621 48–29 47–29
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 2 49–26 44–34
Chicago Cubs 86 65 0.570 8 47–30 39–35
Boston Braves 78 73 0.517 16 40–35 38–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 76 0.493 19½ 45–32 29–44
Brooklyn Dodgers 71 81 0.467 23½ 43–33 28–48
Philadelphia Phillies 56 93 0.376 37 35–36 21–57
Cincinnati Reds 52 99 0.344 42 30–47 22–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1934 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 16–6–1 12–10 15–7 7–15 14–8 9–11 5–16
Brooklyn 6–16–1 8–12 13–9 8–14 13–9 16–6 7–15
Chicago 10–12 12–8 14–8 11–10 13–9 14–8–1 12–10
Cincinnati 7–15 9–13 8–14 6–16 9–10 7–15 6–16–1
New York 15–7 14–8 10–11 16–6 15–7 14–8 9–13
Philadelphia 8–14 9–13 9–13 10–9 7–15 7–13 6–16
Pittsburgh 11–9 6–16 8–14–1 15–7 8–14 13–7 13–9
St. Louis 16–5 15–7 10–12 16–6–1 13–9 16–6 9–13


Roster[edit]

1934 Cincinnati Reds
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 Lombardi, ErnieErnie Lombardi 132 417 127 .305 9 62
1B Bottomley, JimJim Bottomley 142 556 158 .284 11 78
2B Piet, TonyTony Piet 106 421 109 .259 1 38
3B Koenig, MarkMark Koenig 151 633 172 .272 1 67
SS Slade, GordonGordon Slade 138 555 158 .285 4 52
OF Hafey, ChickChick Hafey 140 535 157 .293 18 67
OF Comorosky, AdamAdam Comorosky 127 446 115 .258 0 40
OF Pool, HarlinHarlin Pool 99 358 117 .327 2 50

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
O'Farrell, BobBob O'Farrell 44 123 30 .244 1 9
Moore, JohnnyJohnny Moore 16 42 8 .190 0 5
Marshall, BillBill Marshall 6 8 1 .125 0 0
Robello, TonyTony Robello 2 2 0 .000 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
Derringer, PaulPaul Derringer 47 261 15 21 3.59 122
Frey, BennyBenny Frey 39 245.1 11 16 3.52 33

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
Freitas, TonyTony Freitas 30 152.2 6 12 4.01 37
Brennan, DonDon Brennan 28 78 4 3 3.81 31
Vance, DazzyDazzy Vance 6 18 0 2 7.50 9
Wistert, WhiteyWhitey Wistert 2 8 0 1 1.13 1
Grissom, LeeLee Grissom 4 7 0 1 15.43 4

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
Benton, LarryLarry Benton 16 0 1 2 6.52 5
Barnes, JunieJunie Barnes 2 0 0 0 0.00 0
Edwards, ShermanSherman Edwards 1 0 0 0 3.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Ike Boone
A Topeka Senators Western League Art Ewoldt and Jimmy Payton
B Wilmington Pirates Piedmont League Blackie Carter and Harry McCurdy
C Beckley Black Knights Middle Atlantic League Milt Stock
C Bartlesville Reds Western Association Marty Purtell
D Mt. Airy Graniteers Bi-State League Cecil Harris and C. G. Thomas
D Jeannette Reds Pennsylvania State Association Ray Ryan

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Toronto[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]