1937 Boston Bees season

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1937 Boston Bees
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 79–73 (.520)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local radio WAAB
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1937 Boston Bees baseball team finished the season with 79 wins and 73 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 57 0.625 50–25 45–32
Chicago Cubs 93 61 0.604 3 46–32 47–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 0.558 10 46–32 40–36
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 0.526 15 45–33 36–40
Boston Bees 79 73 0.520 16 43–33 36–40
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 0.405 33½ 36–39 26–52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 34½ 29–45 32–47
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 0.364 40 28–51 28–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1937 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 15–7 9–13 11–11 10–10 14–8 11–11 9–13
Brooklyn 7–15 8–14 12–10–1 6–16 10–11 12–10 7–15–1
Chicago 13–9 14–8 14–8 12–10 14–8 9–13 17–5
Cincinnati 11–11 10–12–1 8–14 8–14 11–11 1–21 7–15
New York 10–10 16–6 10–12 14–8 15–7 16–6 14–8
Philadelphia 8–14 11–10 8–14 11–11 7–15 11–11 5–17–2
Pittsburgh 11–11 10–12 13–9 21–1 6–16 11–11 14–8
St. Louis 13–9 15–7–1 5–17 15–7 8–14 17–5–2 8–14


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 Boston Bees
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 Lopez, AlAl Lopez 105 334 68 .204 3 38
3B English, GilGil English 79 269 78 .290 2 37
OF Moore, GeneGene Moore 148 561 159 .283 16 70
OF DiMaggio, VinceVince DiMaggio 132 493 126 .256 13 69
OF Garms, DebsDebs Garms 125 478 124 .259 2 37

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
Johnson, RoyRoy Johnson 85 260 72 .277 3 22
Berger, WallyWally Berger 30 113 31 .274 5 22
Reis, BobbyBobby Reis 45 86 21 .244 0 6
Thevenow, TommyTommy Thevenow 21 34 4 .118 0 2
Jordan, BuckBuck Jordan 8 8 2 .250 0 0
Riddle, JohnnyJohnny Riddle 2 3 0 .000 0 0
Urbanski, BillyBilly Urbanski 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Wasem, LinkLink Wasem 2 1 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
Fette, LouLou Fette 35 259 20 10 2.88 70
Turner, JimJim Turner 33 256.2 20 11 2.38 69
MacFayden, DannyDanny MacFayden 32 246 14 14 2.93 70
Shoffner, MiltMilt Shoffner 6 42.2 3 1 2.53 13

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
Bush, GuyGuy Bush 32 180.2 8 15 3.54 56
Lanning, JohnnyJohnny Lanning 32 116.2 5 7 3.93 37
Hutchinson, IraIra Hutchinson 31 91.2 4 6 3.73 29
Gabler, FrankFrank Gabler 19 76 4 7 5.09 19
Weir, RoyRoy Weir 10 33 1 1 3.82 8

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
Smith, BobBob Smith 18 0 1 3 4.09 14
Reis, BobbyBobby Reis 4 0 0 0 1.80 0
Frazier, VicVic Frazier 3 0 0 0 5.63 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Scranton Miners New York–Pennsylvania League Bob Coleman
B Columbia Senators Sally League Eddie Onslow
C Zanesville Grays Middle Atlantic League Possum Whitted
D South Boston-Halifax Twins Bi-State League Jimmy Shelton
D Salisbury Bees North Carolina State League Blackie Carter
D Beaver Falls Bees Pennsylvania State Association Pep Kennedy

[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tommy Thevenow page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]