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1937 Major League Baseball Retirements

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Last Game Age
1 Hugh Alexander 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 7 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 Sep 22 20.074
2 Bob Allen 1 1937 1937 0 0.0 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 Oct 2 23.092
3 Bill Andrus 2 1931 1937 0 -0.2 6 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 11 29.290
4 Fred Archer 2 1936 1937 0 0.1 7 17 15 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 .267 .353 .267 .620 Sep 9 27.186
5 Ed Baecht 6 1926 1937 0 -0.2 64 45 42 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 .190 .190 .190 .381 Sep 3 30.111
6 Joe Becker 2 1936 1937 0 -0.1 40 92 83 8 20 5 2 1 13 0 0 8 8 .241 .315 .386 .701 Sep 14 29.081
7 Ralph Birkofer 5 1933 1937 0 0.7 134 213 207 18 50 7 1 0 22 0 3 39 .242 .256 .285 .541 Jul 11 28.248
8 Sheriff Blake 10 1920 1937 0 -0.9 310 602 558 46 118 5 1 0 30 0 1 14 91 .211 .233 .224 .457 Sep 26 38.009
9 John Bottarini 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 26 46 40 3 11 3 0 1 7 0 5 10 .275 .370 .425 .795 Sep 9 28.360
10 Jim Bottomley HOF 16 1922 1937 0 35.3 1991 8354 7471 1177 2313 465 151 219 1422 58 15 664 591 .310 .369 .500 .869 Sep 16 37.146
11 Stew Bowers 3 1935 1937 0 0.0 18 6 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 May 18 22.081
12 Don Brennan 5 1933 1937 0 -0.3 141 123 110 7 17 2 0 0 6 0 0 6 45 .155 .205 .173 .378 Sep 29 33.301
13 Gus Brittain 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 3 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 Sep 15 27.290
14 Lindsay Brown 1 1937 1937 0 -0.4 48 121 115 16 31 3 1 0 6 1 3 17 .270 .288 .313 .601 Oct 3 26.073
15 Bobby Burke 10 1927 1937 0 -0.3 260 311 278 24 54 7 2 0 21 0 0 11 42 .194 .225 .234 .459 May 4 30.101
16 Tom Cafego 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 4 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 9 26.019
17 Ben Cantwell 11 1927 1937 0 1.3 340 537 503 46 116 9 2 0 31 1 12 57 .231 .249 .256 .505 Sep 23 35.163
18 Johnnie Chambers 1 1937 1937 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 14 25.246
19 Italo Chelini 3 1935 1937 0 -0.1 24 38 35 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 9 .171 .237 .171 .408 May 13 22.215
20 Harry Chozen 1 1937 1937 0 -0.0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 Sep 21 21.359
21 George Cisar 1 1937 1937 0 -0.3 20 31 29 8 6 0 0 0 4 3 2 6 .207 .258 .207 .465 Oct 3 27.039
22 Watty Clark 12 1924 1937 0 0.1 357 657 598 49 117 11 3 1 38 0 0 33 81 .196 .238 .229 .467 May 9 34.358
23 Flea Clifton 4 1934 1937 0 -1.2 87 219 195 27 39 7 0 0 13 5 2 17 28 .200 .268 .236 .504 Jul 1 28.201
24 Mickey Cochrane HOF 13 1925 1937 2 52.1 1482 6207 5169 1041 1652 333 64 119 832 64 45 857 217 .320 .419 .478 .897 May 25 34.049
25 Syd Cohen 3 1934 1937 0 -0.2 56 34 33 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .152 .176 .152 .328 Sep 9 31.125
26 Larry Crawford 1 1937 1937 0 0.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aug 20 23.115
27 Jake Daniel 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 12 30 27 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 3 4 .185 .267 .222 .489 Aug 7 26.107
28 Bob Daughters 1 1937 1937 0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Apr 24 22.262
29 Harry Davis 3 1932 1937 0 -1.1 327 1397 1213 205 320 65 18 7 123 21 16 153 87 .264 .347 .364 .712 Oct 2 29.209
30 Joe Dwyer 1 1937 1937 0 0.0 12 12 11 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .273 .333 .273 .606 May 17 34.051
31 Charlie English 4 1932 1937 0 0.3 50 140 136 10 39 8 2 1 13 0 0 4 10 .287 .307 .397 .704 Oct 3 27.178
32 Herman Fink 3 1935 1937 0 -0.6 67 96 93 1 14 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 25 .151 .177 .161 .338 Sep 27 26.036
33 Carl Fischer 7 1930 1937 0 -1.5 191 297 262 13 38 5 0 0 10 0 0 12 60 .145 .182 .164 .347 Jul 14 31.251
34 Frankie Frisch HOF 19 1919 1937 3 70.4 2311 10099 9112 1532 2880 466 138 105 1244 419 74 728 272 .316 .369 .432 .801 Aug 5 39.330
35 Sid Gautreaux 2 1936 1937 0 0.1 86 92 81 8 20 4 0 0 18 0 10 8 .247 .337 .296 .633 May 20 25.016
36 Paul Gehrman 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 16 25.136
37 Joe Gonzales 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 8 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 3 22.198
38 Earl Grace 8 1929 1937 0 6.9 627 2087 1877 169 493 83 10 31 251 1 185 130 .263 .331 .367 .698 Oct 3 30.221
39 Milt Gray 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 28 23.096
40 Chick Hafey HOF 13 1924 1937 1 30.1 1283 5115 4625 777 1466 341 67 164 833 70 7 372 477 .317 .372 .526 .898 Sep 30 34.230
41 Jesse Haines HOF 19 1918 1937 0 -3.1 560 1214 1124 76 209 23 2 3 79 2 0 30 246 .186 .208 .218 .426 Sep 10 44.050
42 Clyde Hatter 2 1935 1937 0 0.0 11 15 13 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .231 .286 .231 .516 May 10 28.276
43 Jesse Hill 3 1935 1937 0 3.1 295 1091 959 175 277 53 12 6 108 43 8 115 91 .289 .366 .388 .753 Oct 3 30.256
44 Shanty Hogan 13 1925 1937 0 15.9 989 3474 3180 288 939 146 12 61 474 6 2 220 188 .295 .348 .406 .754 Jun 13 31.084
45 Rogers Hornsby HOF 23 1915 1937 0 127.0 2259 9480 8173 1579 2930 541 169 301 1584 135 64 1038 679 .358 .434 .577 1.010 Jul 20 41.084
46 Ben Huffman 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 76 189 176 18 48 9 0 1 24 1 0 10 7 .273 .323 .341 .664 Oct 2 23.076
47 Orville Jorgens 3 1935 1937 0 -0.7 144 171 157 10 23 2 0 0 9 0 8 38 .146 .188 .159 .347 Sep 29 29.117
48 Pinky Jorgensen 1 1937 1937 0 -0.0 6 16 14 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 .286 .333 .286 .619 Sep 30 22.313
49 Bill Kalfass 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 2 21.213
50 Nub Kleinke 2 1935 1937 0 -0.2 9 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 3 26.137
51 Elmer Klumpp 2 1934 1937 0 -0.4 17 28 26 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 .115 .179 .115 .294 May 3 30.250
52 Lou Koupal 6 1925 1937 0 -1.1 102 110 104 6 11 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 20 .106 .123 .125 .248 Sep 26 38.281
53 Jim Lindsey 9 1922 1937 0 -0.5 177 106 97 6 18 1 1 0 6 0 0 1 23 .186 .194 .216 .410 Sep 27 38.246
54 Nig Lipscomb 1 1937 1937 0 0.2 36 109 96 11 31 9 1 0 8 0 0 11 10 .323 .398 .438 .836 Sep 20 26.208
55 Jerry Lynn 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 1 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 Sep 19 21.158
56 Ed Madjeski 4 1932 1937 0 -1.2 166 508 481 58 116 19 2 5 56 2 0 21 61 .241 .274 .320 .595 Oct 3 29.075
57 Frank Makosky 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 26 18 16 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 .313 .353 .313 .665 Sep 30 27.253
58 Tony Malinosky 1 1937 1937 0 -0.3 35 89 79 7 18 2 0 0 3 0 9 11 .228 .307 .253 .560 Jul 16 27.282
59 Pat Malone 10 1928 1937 0 -1.1 357 752 688 58 129 11 0 9 61 0 1 24 149 .188 .215 .243 .458 Sep 28 35.003
60 Beauty McGowan 5 1922 1937 0 1.9 375 1427 1208 174 316 58 16 6 108 17 11 154 122 .262 .347 .351 .698 May 13 35.186
61 Dutch Mele 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 6 15 14 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .143 .200 .214 .414 Oct 3 22.265
62 Ski Melillo 12 1926 1937 0 0.2 1377 5537 5063 590 1316 210 64 22 547 69 64 327 306 .260 .306 .340 .646 Sep 18 38.045
63 John Mihalic 3 1935 1937 0 0.6 69 252 217 32 53 10 3 0 22 5 2 33 26 .244 .344 .318 .662 Sep 12 25.303
64 Bill Miller 1 1937 1937 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 2 27.173
65 Randy Moore 10 1927 1937 0 4.4 749 2450 2253 258 627 110 17 27 308 11 2 158 85 .278 .326 .378 .705 Sep 7 31.078
66 Eddie Morgan 2 1936 1937 0 -0.3 39 79 66 8 14 3 0 1 8 0 11 11 .212 .325 .303 .628 Jul 23 22.246
67 Doyt Morris 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 6 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .154 .154 .154 .308 Sep 22 21.069
68 Arnie Moser 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 3 21.328
69 Leo Norris 2 1936 1937 0 -0.6 270 1055 962 109 252 51 7 20 112 7 60 132 .262 .307 .392 .699 Oct 3 29.139
70 Bruce Ogrodowski 2 1936 1937 0 -1.0 184 548 516 65 119 25 4 4 51 2 21 37 .231 .263 .318 .581 Oct 3 25.228
71 Jim Peterson 3 1931 1937 0 -0.0 41 33 29 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 12 .172 .273 .207 .480 Apr 30 28.255
72 Leon Pettit 2 1935 1937 0 0.1 44 36 25 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 10 8 .080 .343 .080 .423 Jun 8 34.350
73 Jack Rothrock 11 1925 1937 0 3.9 1014 3721 3350 498 924 162 35 28 327 76 33 299 312 .276 .336 .370 .706 Oct 2 32.202
74 Alex Sabo 2 1936 1937 0 0.0 5 8 8 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 Aug 1 27.168
75 Fred Schulte 11 1927 1937 0 15.4 1179 4808 4259 686 1241 249 54 47 593 56 58 462 361 .291 .362 .408 .770 Oct 3 36.263
76 Bob Smith 15 1923 1937 0 2.4 742 1793 1689 154 409 64 17 5 166 16 13 52 110 .242 .265 .309 .574 Aug 6 42.106
77 Bill Sodd 1 1937 1937 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 27 23.009
78 Vic Sorrell 10 1928 1937 0 -3.2 281 626 553 35 77 10 1 0 28 0 1 35 144 .139 .190 .161 .351 Jun 3 36.055
79 Walter Stephenson 3 1935 1937 0 -0.0 32 64 61 3 17 1 1 0 5 0 3 13 .279 .313 .328 .640 Sep 30 26.187
80 Bill Strickland 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 9 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 Sep 8 29.163
81 Fred Tauby 2 1935 1937 0 -1.0 24 56 52 7 4 1 0 0 5 1 0 2 8 .077 .111 .096 .207 Jun 2 31.067
82 Tommy Thomas 12 1926 1937 0 -0.4 399 822 722 57 141 18 1 3 71 0 1 40 152 .195 .238 .235 .473 Sep 27 37.278
83 Pie Traynor HOF 17 1920 1937 2 36.2 1941 8297 7559 1183 2416 371 164 58 1273 158 46 472 278 .320 .362 .435 .797 Aug 14 38.276
84 Frank Trechock 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Sep 19 21.269
85 George Turbeville 3 1935 1937 0 -0.3 62 62 59 3 10 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 12 .169 .183 .203 .387 Sep 29 23.036
86 Billy Urbanski 7 1931 1937 0 5.9 763 3345 3046 379 791 123 27 19 207 24 198 252 .260 .309 .337 .646 Apr 23 33.322
87 Rube Walberg 15 1923 1937 0 -2.1 547 1005 905 78 162 26 5 4 84 2 1 48 179 .179 .220 .232 .452 Oct 2 41.067
88 Link Wasem 1 1937 1937 0 -0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 23 26.113
89 Abe White 1 1937 1937 0 0.1 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Jul 18 33.063
90 Eddie Wilson 2 1936 1937 0 0.8 88 261 227 39 72 12 2 4 33 4 31 39 .317 .404 .441 .844 Oct 2 28.025
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Last Game Age
1 Bob Allen 1 1937 1937 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 6.75 3 1 1 0 0 0 12.0 18 12 9 2 8 8 0 0 0 64 2.167 Oct 2 23.092
2 Fred Archer 2 1936 1937 0 -0.0 2 3 .400 6.35 7 5 1 2 0 0 39.2 45 30 28 3 15 11 3 0 0 177 1.513 Sep 9 27.186
3 Ed Baecht 6 1926 1937 0 -0.7 5 6 .455 5.56 64 9 27 3 0 0 160.1 200 116 99 9 78 61 11 0 5 755 1.734 Sep 3 30.111
4 Ralph Birkofer 5 1933 1937 0 2.4 31 28 .525 4.19 132 63 45 24 2 2 544.0 618 316 253 24 175 224 17 0 8 2420 1.458 Jul 11 28.248
5 Sheriff Blake 10 1920 1937 0 12.2 87 102 .460 4.13 304 195 61 81 11 9 1620.0 1766 876 744 68 740 621 30 0 35 7150 1.547 Sep 26 38.009
6 Stew Bowers 3 1935 1937 0 0.1 2 1 .667 4.60 15 2 10 1 0 0 29.1 36 21 15 2 19 5 0 0 0 143 1.875 May 18 22.081
7 Don Brennan 5 1933 1937 0 1.4 21 12 .636 4.19 141 26 65 7 1 19 397.0 436 232 185 14 180 172 7 3 7 1773 1.552 Sep 29 33.301
8 Bobby Burke 10 1927 1937 0 7.6 38 46 .452 4.29 254 88 95 27 4 5 918.2 926 506 438 35 360 299 24 3 16 3983 1.400 May 4 30.101
9 Ben Cantwell 11 1927 1937 0 13.8 76 108 .413 3.91 316 163 111 75 6 21 1534.0 1640 778 666 90 382 348 23 0 19 6527 1.318 Sep 23 35.163
10 Johnnie Chambers 1 1937 1937 0 -0.3 0 0 18.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 5 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 13 3.500 May 14 25.246
11 Italo Chelini 3 1935 1937 0 0.5 4 4 .500 5.83 24 6 11 5 0 0 97.1 122 68 63 11 34 20 2 0 1 442 1.603 May 13 22.215
12 Watty Clark 12 1924 1937 0 26.2 111 97 .534 3.66 355 209 86 91 14 17 1747.1 1897 836 711 86 383 643 17 2 21 7441 1.305 May 9 34.358
13 Syd Cohen 3 1934 1937 0 0.4 3 7 .300 4.54 55 3 32 2 0 5 109.0 133 72 55 7 37 49 3 2 4 483 1.560 Sep 9 31.125
14 Larry Crawford 1 1937 1937 0 -0.5 0 0 15.00 6 0 5 0 0 0 6.0 12 10 10 2 1 2 0 0 0 32 2.167 Aug 20 23.115
15 Herman Fink 3 1935 1937 0 2.0 10 20 .333 5.22 67 30 22 10 0 4 284.1 322 188 165 24 123 73 2 2 4 1275 1.565 Sep 27 26.036
16 Carl Fischer 7 1930 1937 0 6.8 46 50 .479 4.63 191 105 46 31 3 10 823.0 900 471 423 53 372 376 11 6 20 3678 1.546 Jul 14 31.251
17 Paul Gehrman 1 1937 1937 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 2.89 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.1 11 8 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 44 1.714 Sep 16 25.136
18 Joe Gonzales 1 1937 1937 0 0.7 1 2 .333 4.35 8 2 3 2 0 0 31.0 37 16 15 1 11 11 0 0 0 140 1.548 Oct 3 22.198
19 Jesse Haines HOF 19 1918 1937 0 35.7 210 158 .571 3.64 555 387 96 209 23 11 3208.2 3460 1556 1298 165 871 981 57 6 55 13644 1.350 Sep 10 44.050
20 Clyde Hatter 2 1935 1937 0 -1.4 1 0 1.000 8.44 11 2 4 0 0 0 42.2 61 45 40 2 41 19 2 0 0 226 2.391 May 10 28.276
21 Orville Jorgens 3 1935 1937 0 3.7 21 27 .438 4.70 144 54 36 11 0 5 496.1 571 322 259 40 233 149 20 1 15 2264 1.620 Sep 29 29.117
22 Bill Kalfass 1 1937 1937 0 0.4 1 0 1.000 3.00 3 1 2 1 0 0 12.0 10 4 4 0 10 9 0 0 0 54 1.667 Oct 2 21.213
23 Nub Kleinke 2 1935 1937 0 -0.2 1 1 .500 4.86 9 4 2 1 0 0 33.1 44 22 18 1 10 14 0 0 0 144 1.620 Oct 3 26.137
24 Lou Koupal 6 1925 1937 0 -0.5 10 21 .323 5.58 101 34 39 12 0 7 335.1 436 255 208 23 156 87 5 0 11 1560 1.765 Sep 26 38.281
25 Jim Lindsey 9 1922 1937 0 2.3 21 20 .512 4.70 177 20 81 5 1 21 431.0 507 261 225 25 176 175 12 3 9 1943 1.585 Sep 27 38.246
26 Nig Lipscomb 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 0 0 6.52 3 0 3 0 0 0 9.2 13 9 7 3 5 1 0 0 0 45 1.862 Sep 20 26.208
27 Frank Makosky 1 1937 1937 0 -0.3 5 2 .714 4.97 26 1 15 1 0 3 58.0 64 42 32 6 24 27 0 0 1 265 1.517 Sep 30 27.253
28 Pat Malone 10 1928 1937 0 20.9 134 92 .593 3.74 357 219 107 114 15 27 1915.0 1934 936 795 103 705 1024 45 2 51 8276 1.378 Sep 28 35.003
29 Bill Miller 1 1937 1937 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 13.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 6 6 1 4 1 1 0 0 24 2.750 Oct 2 27.173
30 Jim Peterson 3 1931 1937 0 -0.5 2 6 .250 5.27 41 6 17 1 0 0 109.1 140 79 64 9 42 29 0 1 4 508 1.665 Apr 30 28.255
31 Leon Pettit 2 1935 1937 0 0.8 8 6 .571 5.18 44 8 24 1 0 3 113.0 135 70 65 7 62 45 4 0 2 522 1.743 Jun 8 34.350
32 Jack Rothrock 11 1925 1937 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 Oct 2 32.202
33 Bob Smith 15 1923 1937 0 24.5 106 139 .433 3.94 435 229 157 128 16 41 2246.1 2472 1139 983 132 670 618 18 4 11 9651 1.399 Aug 6 42.106
34 Vic Sorrell 10 1928 1937 0 20.5 92 101 .477 4.43 280 216 41 95 8 11 1671.2 1820 949 823 100 706 619 20 0 25 7403 1.511 Jun 3 36.055
35 Bill Strickland 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 0 0 5.91 9 0 6 0 0 0 21.1 28 18 14 2 15 6 2 0 0 100 2.016 Sep 8 29.163
36 Tommy Thomas 12 1926 1937 0 26.3 117 128 .478 4.11 398 267 86 128 15 13 2176.1 2341 1185 995 144 712 736 24 6 23 9456 1.403 Sep 27 37.278
37 George Turbeville 3 1935 1937 0 -0.8 2 12 .143 6.14 62 15 30 4 0 0 184.2 196 144 126 10 157 47 6 1 21 875 1.912 Sep 29 23.036
38 Rube Walberg 15 1923 1937 0 38.3 155 141 .524 4.16 544 306 146 139 15 34 2644.0 2795 1423 1223 163 1031 1085 27 2 40 11531 1.447 Oct 2 41.067
39 Abe White 1 1937 1937 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 6.75 5 0 2 0 0 0 9.1 14 7 7 1 3 2 0 0 1 44 1.821 Jul 18 33.063
Totals 213 1918 1937 0 241.2 1323 1344 .496 4.14 5152 2678 1519 1211 134 268 24087.1 26172 13032 11078 1368 8558 8599 393 44 409 105078 2.167