1940 Cincinnati Reds

From BR Bullpen

Reds3953.gif

1940 Cincinnati Reds / Franchise: Cincinnati Reds / BR Team Page

Record: 100-53, Finished 1st in National League (1940 NL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Bill McKechnie

Coaches: Hank Gowdy and Jimmie Wilson

Ballpark: Crosley Field

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1940 Cincinnati Reds claimed the franchise's second World Series title, following the tainted one gained in 1919.

Awards and Honors[edit]

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1940 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Tigers – 7, Reds – 2 October 2 Crosley Field 31,793
2 Tigers – 3, Reds – 5 October 3 Crosley Field 30,640
3 Reds – 4, Tigers – 7 October 4 Briggs Stadium 52,877
4 Reds – 5, Tigers – 2 October 5 Briggs Stadium 54,093
5 Reds – 0, Tigers – 8 October 6 Briggs Stadium 55,189
6 Tigers – 0, Reds – 4 October 7 Crosley Field 30,481
7 Tigers – 1, Reds – 2 October 8 Crosley Field 26,854

<< 1939

1940 World Series

1941 >>

Reds over Tigers (4-3)