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1940 Major League Baseball Retirements

1939 MLB  / 1941 MLB  Retirements
Rk 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 Bill Atwood 5 1936 1940 0 -0.8 342 1070 961 82 220 41 4 7 112 4 93 89 .229 .299 .302 .601 Sep 29 29.004
2 Fern Bell 2 1939 1940 0 1.1 89 313 265 44 75 5 8 2 35 2 43 19 .283 .383 .385 .768 May 6 27.106
3 Wally Berger 11 1930 1940 4 42.1 1350 5665 5163 809 1550 299 59 242 898 36 435 693 .300 .359 .522 .881 Jul 4 34.268
4 Julio Bonetti 3 1937 1940 0 -0.3 46 61 55 4 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 13 .127 .186 .145 .332 Apr 22 28.283
5 Zeke Bonura 7 1934 1940 0 23.3 917 4029 3582 600 1099 232 29 119 704 19 7 404 180 .307 .380 .487 .867 Sep 26 32.006
6 Sig Broskie 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 11 23 22 1 6 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 .273 .304 .318 .623 Sep 29 29.190
7 Lloyd Brown 12 1925 1940 0 0.5 404 618 552 54 106 21 9 4 59 1 1 38 140 .192 .245 .284 .530 Aug 10 35.229
8 Clay Bryant 6 1935 1940 0 1.9 185 204 192 48 51 5 2 5 28 0 7 21 .266 .291 .391 .682 Sep 26 28.305
9 Joe Callahan 2 1939 1940 0 -0.1 10 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .100 .000 .100 Jun 15 23.251
10 Tex Carleton 8 1932 1940 0 0.9 298 603 540 47 100 12 3 6 54 1 35 141 .185 .236 .252 .488 Sep 23 34.035
11 Slick Coffman 4 1937 1940 0 -0.1 122 90 73 8 12 2 0 0 8 0 0 10 24 .164 .265 .192 .457 Sep 17 29.281
12 Bill Cox 5 1936 1940 0 -0.2 53 27 25 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .080 .148 .120 .268 Jul 31 27.038
13 Mike Dejan 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 12 19 16 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 3 3 .188 .316 .313 .628 Aug 12 25.212
14 Bill DeLancey 4 1932 1940 0 4.5 219 686 598 79 173 32 10 19 85 1 85 74 .289 .380 .472 .851 Sep 8 28.285
15 Carl Doyle 4 1935 1940 0 0.1 51 87 82 8 16 3 1 1 10 0 0 5 32 .195 .241 .293 .534 Sep 26 28.058
16 Sam File 1 1940 1940 0 -0.2 7 13 13 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .077 .077 .077 .154 Sep 29 18.134
17 Charlie Frye 1 1940 1940 0 0.2 18 19 19 1 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 6 .263 .263 .421 .684 Sep 22 27.067
18 Joe Gallagher 2 1939 1940 0 -0.1 165 526 487 73 133 26 5 16 73 4 1 26 76 .273 .314 .446 .760 Sep 29 26.206
19 Lee Gamble 4 1935 1940 0 -1.3 165 365 342 51 91 12 3 0 21 6 10 21 .266 .287 .319 .606 Aug 21 30.054
20 Joe Gantenbein 2 1939 1940 0 -0.4 186 597 545 68 148 20 6 8 59 2 5 43 43 .272 .328 .374 .703 Sep 28 25.034
21 Charlie Gelbert 9 1929 1940 0 9.2 876 3216 2869 398 766 169 43 17 350 34 0 290 245 .267 .336 .374 .709 Sep 28 34.246
22 Joe Glenn 8 1932 1940 0 -0.2 248 808 718 77 181 34 5 5 89 6 5 81 91 .252 .330 .334 .664 Aug 24 31.279
23 Lefty Guise 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Sep 13 31.361
24 Dick Hahn 1 1940 1940 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 7 24.045
25 Buddy Hancken 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May 14 25.258
26 Sam Harshaney 4 1937 1940 0 -0.6 61 202 181 17 43 3 0 0 15 0 1 16 10 .238 .303 .254 .557 May 3 30.009
27 Jackie Hayes 14 1927 1940 0 6.4 1091 4476 4040 494 1069 196 33 20 493 34 31 309 241 .265 .318 .344 .663 Aug 29 34.041
28 Willard Hershberger 3 1938 1940 0 2.0 160 440 402 41 127 16 5 0 70 2 20 16 .316 .356 .381 .737 Aug 2 30.066
29 Oral Hildebrand 10 1931 1940 1 -1.2 259 562 513 43 96 13 3 0 50 0 0 18 47 .187 .215 .224 .439 Jul 28 33.112
30 Bucky Jacobs 3 1937 1940 0 -0.1 22 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 1 27.072
31 Syl Johnson 19 1922 1940 0 -1.6 542 757 702 51 127 18 5 4 53 1 0 23 214 .181 .209 .238 .447 Sep 14 39.258
32 Roy Joiner 3 1934 1940 0 0.1 52 24 22 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 .227 .261 .227 .488 Sep 15 33.321
33 Red Jones 1 1940 1940 0 -0.2 12 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 .091 .167 .091 .258 May 14 28.194
34 Lyn Lary 12 1929 1940 0 19.3 1302 5422 4603 805 1239 247 56 38 526 162 49 705 470 .269 .369 .372 .741 Aug 7 34.192
35 Roxie Lawson 9 1930 1940 0 -1.0 209 310 283 26 49 5 3 0 17 0 0 12 57 .173 .209 .212 .421 Sep 28 34.168
36 Bill Lillard 2 1939 1940 0 -0.4 80 264 225 30 55 9 2 1 22 0 1 31 29 .244 .339 .316 .654 Sep 24 22.258
37 Gene Lillard 3 1936 1940 0 0.0 44 53 44 9 8 1 0 0 2 0 9 11 .182 .321 .205 .525 May 20 26.190
38 Bob Loane 2 1939 1940 0 -0.1 16 38 31 6 5 3 0 0 2 2 0 6 9 .161 .297 .258 .555 May 19 25.288
39 Art Mahan 1 1940 1940 0 -0.6 146 591 544 55 133 24 5 2 39 4 40 37 .244 .297 .318 .615 Sep 29 27.113
40 Mel Mazzera 5 1935 1940 0 -0.3 207 566 507 75 136 22 8 10 66 2 1 45 71 .268 .333 .402 .735 Sep 29 26.242
41 Scat Metha 1 1940 1940 0 -0.1 26 40 37 6 9 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 8 .243 .282 .297 .579 Aug 10 26.241
42 Carl Miles 1 1940 1940 0 0.2 2 4 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.000 1.750 Jul 2 22.102
43 Lefty Mills 5 1934 1940 0 -0.4 96 155 134 14 20 2 0 1 5 0 0 14 51 .149 .230 .187 .416 Aug 29 30.109
44 Alex Monchak 1 1940 1940 0 -0.2 19 14 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .143 .143 .143 .286 Sep 1 23.180
45 Alex Mustaikis 1 1940 1940 0 0.1 6 6 6 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .500 .833 Aug 3 31.130
46 Lynn Nelson 7 1930 1940 0 2.6 268 386 367 42 103 10 4 5 55 1 1 16 48 .281 .313 .371 .683 Jul 3 35.130
47 Red Nonnenkamp 4 1933 1940 0 -0.5 155 301 263 49 69 6 2 0 24 6 2 33 24 .262 .347 .300 .647 Jun 5 28.334
48 Marv Owen 9 1931 1940 0 4.7 1011 4224 3782 473 1040 167 44 31 497 30 30 338 283 .275 .339 .367 .706 Aug 2 34.133
49 Cotton Pippen 3 1936 1940 0 -0.3 38 61 54 1 6 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 7 .111 .172 .130 .302 May 21 29.049
50 Steve Rachunok 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Sep 26 23.296
51 Pep Rambert 2 1939 1940 0 0.0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Sep 29 24.059
52 Billy Rogell 14 1925 1940 0 23.7 1482 5919 5149 756 1375 256 75 42 609 82 62 649 416 .267 .351 .370 .722 Aug 25 35.275
53 Jack Russell 15 1926 1940 1 -1.3 580 683 617 65 103 17 9 1 40 1 0 36 213 .167 .213 .229 .441 Aug 7 34.288
54 Les Scarsella 5 1935 1940 0 0.4 265 948 898 109 255 34 16 6 109 13 37 70 .284 .315 .378 .693 May 19 26.178
55 George Scharein 4 1937 1940 0 -5.1 388 1419 1317 126 316 53 6 2 119 28 65 123 .240 .277 .294 .571 Apr 28 25.159
56 Ham Schulte 1 1940 1940 0 -0.4 120 488 436 44 103 18 2 1 21 3 32 30 .236 .288 .294 .582 Sep 29 28.028
57 Bob Seeds 9 1930 1940 0 0.8 615 2140 1937 268 537 77 21 28 233 14 15 160 190 .277 .336 .382 .718 Sep 24 33.213
58 Milt Shoffner 7 1929 1940 0 -0.0 135 228 205 18 32 6 2 2 14 0 0 14 76 .156 .210 .234 .444 Sep 22 34.314
59 Clay Smith 2 1938 1940 0 -0.2 18 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .083 .000 .083 Sep 22 26.011
60 Lefty Smoll 1 1940 1940 0 -0.1 33 31 31 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 .161 .161 .161 .323 Sep 12 26.148
61 Neb Stewart 1 1940 1940 0 -0.4 10 32 31 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .129 .156 .129 .285 Sep 29 22.131
62 Gus Suhr 11 1930 1940 1 23.0 1435 5995 5176 714 1446 288 114 84 818 53 718 433 .279 .368 .428 .796 May 12 34.130
63 Oad Swigart 2 1939 1940 0 0.0 10 16 13 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462 Sep 27 25.227
64 Lou Thuman 2 1939 1940 0 -0.0 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 27 23.289
65 Red Tramback 1 1940 1940 0 0.0 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 Sep 16 24.351
66 Bob Uhl 2 1938 1940 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 14 26.363
67 Rabbit Warstler 11 1930 1940 0 3.4 1205 4615 4088 431 935 133 36 11 332 42 22 405 414 .229 .300 .287 .587 Sep 29 37.016
68 Bob Weiland 12 1928 1940 0 -2.2 277 502 443 21 57 6 3 3 19 1 0 26 167 .129 .179 .176 .355 Apr 26 34.134
69 Claude Wilborn 1 1940 1940 0 -0.3 5 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 29 28.028
70 Jimmie Wilson 18 1923 1940 2 9.2 1525 5257 4778 580 1358 252 32 32 621 86 9 356 280 .284 .336 .370 .707 Sep 29 40.068
71 Del Young 4 1937 1940 0 -3.8 309 1026 950 87 213 31 7 3 76 7 48 115 .224 .264 .281 .545 Jun 12 28.093
Rk 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 Julio Bonetti 3 1937 1940 0 0.6 6 14 .300 6.03 46 16 19 7 0 1 173.0 234 127 116 14 77 50 2 0 6 805 1.798 Apr 22 28.283
2 Lloyd Brown 12 1925 1940 0 19.8 91 105 .464 4.20 404 181 141 77 10 23 1693.0 1899 937 790 81 590 510 22 0 56 7377 1.470 Aug 10 35.229
3 Clay Bryant 6 1935 1940 0 6.3 32 20 .615 3.73 129 44 51 23 4 7 543.1 511 254 225 13 262 272 5 2 14 2359 1.423 Sep 26 28.305
4 Joe Callahan 2 1939 1940 0 -0.4 1 2 .333 6.40 10 3 3 1 0 0 32.1 37 23 23 1 16 11 1 0 1 145 1.639 Jun 15 23.251
5 Tex Carleton 8 1932 1940 0 16.0 100 76 .568 3.91 293 202 64 91 16 8 1607.1 1630 770 698 105 561 808 38 3 38 6922 1.363 Sep 23 34.035
6 Slick Coffman 4 1937 1940 0 -0.5 15 12 .556 5.60 121 16 50 3 0 3 313.2 400 229 195 23 132 89 4 2 4 1454 1.696 Sep 17 29.281
7 Bill Cox 5 1936 1940 0 -0.9 2 9 .182 6.56 50 12 23 3 1 0 116.2 138 100 85 11 74 45 0 0 4 550 1.817 Jul 31 27.038
8 Carl Doyle 4 1935 1940 0 -3.0 6 15 .286 6.95 51 21 16 6 1 2 222.2 277 195 172 18 155 101 17 2 16 1099 1.940 Sep 26 28.058
9 Charlie Frye 1 1940 1940 0 -0.1 0 6 .000 4.65 15 5 6 1 0 0 50.1 58 32 26 3 26 18 0 1 0 228 1.669 Sep 22 27.067
10 Charlie Gelbert 9 1929 1940 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 4.0 5 4 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 21 2.000 Sep 28 34.246
11 Lefty Guise 1 1940 1940 0 0.2 0 0 1.17 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.2 8 2 1 0 5 1 1 0 0 34 1.696 Sep 13 31.361
12 Oral Hildebrand 10 1931 1940 1 21.4 83 78 .516 4.35 258 182 52 80 9 14 1430.2 1490 781 692 99 623 527 22 1 21 6313 1.477 Jul 28 33.112
13 Bucky Jacobs 3 1937 1940 0 0.3 1 2 .333 4.91 22 1 16 0 0 0 40.1 43 23 22 1 20 15 2 0 2 183 1.562 Jun 1 27.072
14 Syl Johnson 19 1922 1940 0 29.4 112 117 .489 4.06 542 209 206 82 11 43 2165.2 2290 1099 977 172 488 920 48 3 22 9124 1.283 Sep 14 39.258
15 Roy Joiner 3 1934 1940 0 -0.9 3 3 .500 5.28 52 4 24 0 0 1 90.1 133 63 53 11 27 34 5 0 1 429 1.771 Sep 15 33.321
16 Roxie Lawson 9 1930 1940 0 4.1 47 39 .547 5.37 208 83 78 34 2 11 851.2 963 562 508 70 512 258 7 3 20 3961 1.732 Sep 28 34.168
17 Gene Lillard 3 1936 1940 0 -1.6 3 6 .333 7.09 22 8 4 2 0 0 59.2 76 55 47 3 40 33 4 0 2 291 1.944 May 20 26.190
18 Art Mahan 1 1940 1940 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.000 Sep 29 27.113
19 Carl Miles 1 1940 1940 0 -0.4 0 0 13.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 8.0 9 12 12 2 8 6 0 0 0 41 2.125 Jul 2 22.102
20 Lefty Mills 5 1934 1940 0 1.5 15 30 .333 6.06 96 48 27 21 1 3 435.0 453 325 293 40 302 267 19 1 20 2058 1.736 Aug 29 30.109
21 Alex Mustaikis 1 1940 1940 0 -0.7 0 1 .000 9.00 6 1 3 0 0 0 15.0 15 18 15 1 15 6 0 0 1 76 2.000 Aug 3 31.130
22 Lynn Nelson 7 1930 1940 0 3.9 33 42 .440 5.25 166 60 77 29 2 6 676.2 777 446 395 86 262 255 16 0 12 3046 1.535 Jul 3 35.130
23 Cotton Pippen 3 1936 1940 0 -1.2 5 16 .238 6.38 38 25 4 5 0 1 175.0 253 144 124 22 64 55 4 0 6 842 1.811 May 21 29.049
24 Steve Rachunok 1 1940 1940 0 0.1 0 1 .000 4.50 2 1 1 1 0 0 10.0 9 5 5 0 5 10 0 0 0 43 1.400 Sep 26 23.296
25 Pep Rambert 2 1939 1940 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 8.25 5 1 3 0 0 0 12.0 19 12 11 0 5 4 3 0 1 63 2.000 Sep 29 24.059
26 Jack Russell 15 1926 1940 1 18.7 85 141 .376 4.46 557 182 209 71 3 39 2050.2 2454 1187 1017 83 571 418 26 5 22 9020 1.475 Aug 7 34.288
27 Milt Shoffner 7 1929 1940 0 2.5 25 26 .490 4.59 134 51 41 22 2 3 577.0 647 331 294 34 214 180 12 4 7 2549 1.492 Sep 22 34.314
28 Clay Smith 2 1938 1940 0 -0.1 1 1 .500 5.49 18 1 9 0 0 0 39.1 50 28 24 4 15 17 1 0 2 179 1.653 Sep 22 26.011
29 Lefty Smoll 1 1940 1940 0 -1.1 2 8 .200 5.37 33 9 12 0 0 0 109.0 145 77 65 6 36 31 4 0 3 500 1.661 Sep 12 26.148
30 Oad Swigart 2 1939 1940 0 -0.0 1 3 .250 4.44 10 5 3 1 1 0 46.2 54 28 23 2 16 17 0 0 0 202 1.500 Sep 27 25.227
31 Lou Thuman 2 1939 1940 0 -0.8 0 1 .000 12.00 5 0 2 0 0 0 9.0 15 17 12 0 9 1 0 0 0 54 2.667 Sep 27 23.289
32 Bob Uhl 2 1938 1940 0 0.1 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 5 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 12 3.500 Sep 14 26.363
33 Bob Weiland 12 1928 1940 0 12.5 62 94 .397 4.24 277 179 47 66 7 7 1388.1 1463 794 654 85 611 614 37 5 13 6150 1.494 Apr 26 34.134
Totals 166 1922 1940 2 125.3 731 869 .457 4.56 3579 1550 1197 626 70 172 14957.0 16561 8685 7582 992 5746 5574 300 32 295 66133 1.798


1939 MLB  / 1941 MLB  Retirements