1941 Cincinnati Reds season

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1941 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Warren Giles
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local radio WSAI
(Sam Balter, Al Stephens)
WCPO
(Harry Hartman)
WLW
(Roger Baker, Dick Bray)
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The 1941 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 88–66, 12 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 100 54 0.649 52–25 48–29
St. Louis Cardinals 97 56 0.634 53–24 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 88 66 0.571 12 45–34 43–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 73 0.526 19 45–32 36–41
New York Giants 74 79 0.484 25½ 38–39 36–40
Chicago Cubs 70 84 0.455 30 38–39 32–45
Boston Braves 62 92 0.403 38 32–44 30–48
Philadelphia Phillies 43 111 0.279 57 23–52 20–59


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1941 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 4–18–2 11–11 9–13 6–16 14–8 10–12 8–14
Brooklyn 18–4–2 13–9 14–8 14–8 18–4 12–10 11–11–1
Chicago 11–11 9–13 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 9–13 10–12
Cincinnati 13–9 8–14 14–8 15–7 16–6 12–10 10–12
New York 16–6 8–14 13–9 7–15 16–6 8–14–2 6–15–1
Philadelphia 8–14 4–18 8–14–1 6–16 6–16 6–16 5–17
Pittsburgh 12–10 10–12 13–9 10–12 14–8–2 16–6 6–16
St. Louis 14–8 11–11–1 12–10 12–10 15–6–1 17–5 16–6


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1941 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
3B Werber, BillyBilly Werber 109 418 100 .239 4 46
OF McCormick, MikeMike McCormick 110 369 106 .287 4 31

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
West, DickDick West 67 172 37 .215 1 17
Ripple, JimmyJimmy Ripple 38 102 22 .216 1 9
Lukon, EddieEddie Lukon 23 86 23 .267 0 3

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 29 228.1 12 14 3.31 76

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

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
Beggs, JoeJoe Beggs 37 4 3 5 3.79 19

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Indianapolis Indians American Association Red Killefer
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Oscar Roettger
B Columbia Reds Sally League Cap Crossley
C Tucson Cowboys Arizona–Texas League Lester "Pat" Patterson
C Riverside Reds California League Einar Sorensen
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Bill McCorry
D Cordele Bees Georgia–Florida League Bill Morrell
D Wichita Falls Spudders West Texas–New Mexico League Sammy Hale and Neal Rabe

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbia, Tucson, Ogden

Riverside franchise folded, June 29, 1941[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milt Shoffner page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Grant Dunlap page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]