1940 Boston Bees season

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1940 Boston Bees
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 65–87 (.428)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt)
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The 1940 Boston Bees season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Bees finished seventh in the National League with a record of 65 wins and 87 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 0.654 55–21 45–32
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 0.575 12 41–37 47–28
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 0.549 16 41–36 43–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 0.506 22½ 40–34 38–42
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 25½ 40–37 35–42
New York Giants 72 80 0.474 27½ 33–43 39–37
Boston Bees 65 87 0.428 34½ 35–40 30–47
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 0.327 50 24–55 26–48


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1940 National League Records

Sources:

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

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1940 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

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
Glossop, AlAl Glossop 60 148 35 .236 3 14
Cuccinello, TonyTony Cuccinello 34 126 34 .270 0 19

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
Salvo, MannyManny Salvo 21 160.2 10 9 3.08 60

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
Earley, TomTom Earley 4 16.1 2 0 3.86 5
Callahan, JoeJoe Callahan 6 15 0 2 10.20 3

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
Coffman, DickDick Coffman 31 1 5 3 5.40 11
Barnicle, GeorgeGeorge Barnicle 13 1 0 0 7.44 11

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Jack Onslow
B Evansville Bees Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Bob Coleman
B York Bees Interstate League Rudy Hulswitt
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Hughie Wise and Harold Sueme
D Bradford Bees PONY League Eddie Onslow and Vic George

[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Roy Weir page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tony Cuccinello page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

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