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1940 Boston Red Sox season

1940 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Fenway Park (since 1912)
  • Boston, Massachusetts (since 1901)
  • 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

    Season standings

    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

      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

    1940 Boston Red Sox
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    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

    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

    Starting pitchers

    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

    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

    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

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    Notes

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

    References