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1940 Brooklyn Dodgers season

This article is about the baseball team. For the NFL team, see 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season.

1940 Brooklyn Dodgers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Ebbets Field (since 1913)
  • Brooklyn, New York (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) James & Dearie Mulvey
    Manager(s) Leo Durocher
    Local radio WHN
    Red Barber, Al Helfer
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    The 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers finished the season in second place. It was their best finish in 16 years.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
    Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
    St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
    Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
    Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
    New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
    Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
    Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1940 Brooklyn Dodgers
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

    Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
    C Phelps, BabeBabe Phelps 118 370 40 109 .295 13 61 2
    1B Camilli, DolphDolph Camilli 142 512 92 147 .287 23 96 9
    2B Coscarart, PetePete Coscarart 143 506 55 120 .237 9 58 5
    3B Lavagetto, CookieCookie Lavagetto 118 448 56 115 .257 4 43 4
    SS Reese, Pee WeePee Wee Reese
    OF Walker, DixieDixie Walker
    OF Medwick, JoeJoe Medwick
    OF Vosmik, JoeJoe Vosmik 116 404 45 114 .282 1 42 0

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

    Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
    Wasdell, JimmyJimmy Wasdell
    Reiser, PetePete Reiser
    Hudson, JohnnyJohnny Hudson
    Durocher, LeoLeo Durocher
    Mancuso, GusGus Mancuso 60 144 16 33 .229 0 16 0
    Gilbert, CharlieCharlie Gilbert
    Franks, HermanHerman Franks 65 131 11 24 .183 1 14 2
    Gallagher, JoeJoe Gallagher
    Cullenbine, RoyRoy Cullenbine
    Koy, ErnieErnie Koy
    Ross, DonDon Ross
    Moore, GeneGene Moore
    Ripple, JimmyJimmy Ripple
    Giuliani, TonyTony Giuliani 1 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; CG = Complete games; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
    Wyatt, WhitWhit Wyatt
    Hamlin, LukeLuke Hamlin
    Davis, CurtCurt Davis 22 18 9 137 8 7 3.81 19 46
    Fitzsimmons, FreddieFreddie Fitzsimmons
    Grissom, LeeLee Grissom

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; CG = Complete games; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
    Casey, HughHugh Casey 44 10 5 154 11 8 3.62 51 53
    Tamulis, VitoVito Tamulis
    Carleton, TexTex Carleton 34 17 4 149 6 6 3.81 47 88
    Pressnell, TotTot Pressnell
    Head, EdEd Head
    Flowers, WesWes Flowers
    Rachunok, SteveSteve Rachunok

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L SV ERA BB SO
    Kimball, NewtNewt Kimball 21 33.2 3 1 1 3.21 15 21
    Mungo, VanVan Mungo
    Doyle, CarlCarl Doyle
    Ferrell, WesWes Ferrell 1 4 0 0 0 6.75 4 4
    Fette, LouLou Fette
    Macon, MaxMax Macon

    Awards and honors

    League top ten finishers

    Dolph Camilli

    • #3 in NL in slugging percentage (.529)
    • #3 in NL in bases on balls (89)
    • #4 in NL in home runs (23)
    • #4 in NL in on-base percentage (.397)

    Whit Wyatt

    • #2 in NL in strikeouts (124)

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Knoxville

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