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1942 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 Joe Abreu 1 1942 1942 0 0.1 9 32 28 4 6 1 0 1 3 0 4 4 .214 .313 .357 .670 Jul 11 29.048
2 Dick Adkins 1 1942 1942 0 -0.0 3 9 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 .143 .333 .143 .476 Sep 20 22.201
3 Elden Auker 10 1933 1942 0 -0.3 356 784 700 73 131 15 9 6 72 2 0 41 232 .187 .234 .260 .494 Sep 20 31.364
4 Bill Beckmann 4 1939 1942 0 0.2 90 164 143 11 32 2 0 0 12 0 0 6 21 .224 .255 .238 .493 Sep 20 34.286
5 Lou Bevil 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 13 19.290
6 Buddy Blair 1 1942 1942 0 0.9 137 523 484 48 135 26 8 5 66 1 6 30 30 .279 .325 .397 .722 Sep 20 32.010
7 Cy Blanton 9 1934 1942 2 -1.0 202 474 428 22 66 4 0 0 26 0 23 98 .154 .197 .164 .361 May 6 33.304
8 Bob Bowman 4 1939 1942 0 -0.8 109 122 101 5 7 1 0 1 4 0 10 61 .069 .153 .109 .262 May 25 31.234
9 Norm Branch 2 1941 1942 0 -0.1 37 14 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .077 .143 .077 .220 Aug 20 27.151
10 Clint Brown 15 1928 1942 0 1.0 437 527 457 42 91 17 3 2 46 1 0 45 55 .199 .274 .263 .536 Jun 7 38.334
11 Fred Caligiuri 2 1941 1942 0 0.0 18 34 32 2 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 8 .156 .182 .313 .494 Sep 20 23.333
12 Bruce Campbell 13 1930 1942 0 15.3 1360 5366 4762 759 1382 295 87 106 766 53 50 548 584 .290 .367 .455 .822 Sep 23 32.338
13 Jim Castiglia 1 1942 1942 0 0.1 16 19 18 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .389 .421 .389 .810 Jun 13 23.256
14 Hardin Cathey 1 1942 1942 0 0.1 12 9 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .375 .375 .375 .750 Jun 11 22.340
15 Eddie Collins 3 1939 1942 0 -1.0 132 299 274 41 66 9 3 0 16 4 1 24 29 .241 .302 .296 .598 May 26 25.184
16 Harry Craft 6 1937 1942 0 3.9 566 2245 2104 237 533 85 25 44 267 14 110 203 .253 .294 .380 .674 Jul 14 27.086
17 Creepy Crespi 5 1938 1942 0 2.6 264 1035 911 125 240 32 4 4 88 8 90 102 .263 .336 .321 .657 Sep 27 24.223
18 Frank Croucher 4 1939 1942 0 -3.0 296 1015 935 94 235 37 5 7 86 4 2 56 128 .251 .296 .324 .620 Sep 23 28.062
19 Harry Danning 10 1933 1942 4 15.5 890 3193 2971 363 847 162 26 57 397 13 187 217 .285 .330 .415 .745 Sep 25 31.019
20 Cliff Dapper 1 1942 1942 0 0.4 8 19 17 2 8 1 0 1 9 0 2 2 .471 .526 .706 1.232 May 3 22.121
21 Crash Davis 3 1940 1942 0 -1.8 148 491 444 43 102 12 2 2 43 2 0 35 56 .230 .289 .279 .568 Sep 20 23.068
22 Vallie Eaves 5 1935 1942 0 -0.3 24 37 35 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 .114 .114 .114 .229 Apr 26 30.232
23 Harry Eisenstat 8 1935 1942 0 0.1 165 144 123 11 26 1 0 0 4 0 0 10 39 .211 .271 .220 .490 Sep 25 26.350
24 Dick Errickson 5 1938 1942 0 -0.3 168 250 228 10 37 3 0 0 6 0 5 44 .162 .180 .175 .356 Sep 13 30.192
25 Larry Eschen 1 1942 1942 0 -0.3 12 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 .000 .267 .000 .267 Jul 17 21.298
26 Marv Felderman 1 1942 1942 0 -0.0 3 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 Sep 22 26.276
27 Hilly Flitcraft 1 1942 1942 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sep 17 19.027
28 Charlie Fox 1 1942 1942 0 0.1 3 9 7 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 .429 .500 .429 .929 Sep 26 20.354
29 Moe Franklin 2 1941 1942 0 0.1 61 178 164 25 43 8 0 2 16 0 0 9 7 .262 .309 .348 .656 Sep 6 28.158
30 Ed Freed 1 1942 1942 0 0.2 13 38 33 3 10 3 1 0 1 1 4 3 .303 .378 .455 .833 Sep 27 23.036
31 Larry French 14 1929 1942 1 0.4 570 1196 1057 83 199 27 5 1 84 3 48 210 .188 .226 .226 .452 Sep 26 34.329
32 Fabian Gaffke 6 1936 1942 0 -1.5 129 358 321 43 73 14 4 7 42 2 2 30 47 .227 .297 .361 .659 Aug 12 29.007
33 Stan Galle 1 1942 1942 0 -0.2 13 19 18 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .111 .158 .111 .269 May 13 23.095
34 Charlie Gehringer HOF 19 1924 1942 6 80.6 2323 10244 8860 1774 2839 574 146 184 1427 181 90 1186 372 .320 .404 .480 .884 Sep 27 39.139
35 Jim Gleeson 5 1936 1942 0 3.6 392 1472 1277 195 336 77 19 16 154 20 1 158 147 .263 .350 .391 .741 May 5 30.061
36 Chile Gomez 3 1935 1942 0 -3.5 200 687 627 56 142 9 3 0 50 3 0 40 73 .226 .274 .250 .524 May 30 33.068
37 Buddy Gremp 3 1940 1942 0 -0.8 113 316 291 19 65 14 0 3 31 1 18 24 .223 .271 .302 .573 Sep 26 23.052
38 Loy Hanning 2 1939 1942 0 -0.0 15 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 Jul 25 24.280
39 Bob Harris 5 1938 1942 0 -0.0 128 238 202 15 39 4 2 0 12 0 0 14 43 .193 .245 .233 .478 Sep 16 27.138
40 Buddy Hassett 7 1936 1942 0 7.6 929 3807 3517 469 1026 130 40 12 343 53 5 209 116 .292 .333 .362 .695 Sep 27 31.022
41 Val Heim 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 13 51 45 6 9 1 1 0 7 1 0 5 3 .200 .294 .267 .561 Sep 22 21.322
42 Bert Hodges 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 8 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .182 .250 .182 .432 Apr 26 24.336
43 Ray Hoffman 1 1942 1942 0 -0.5 7 20 19 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .053 .100 .053 .153 Sep 6 25.084
44 Art Johnson 3 1940 1942 0 -0.2 50 62 57 4 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 .140 .140 .158 .298 Sep 19 23.065
45 Ken Jungels 5 1937 1942 0 -0.1 28 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 Jun 7 25.349
46 Eddie Kearse 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 11 30 26 2 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 .192 .276 .192 .468 Jul 5 26.132
47 Chet Kehn 1 1942 1942 0 0.2 3 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 May 12 20.194
48 Bill Knickerbocker 10 1933 1942 0 5.4 907 3755 3418 423 943 198 27 28 368 25 46 244 238 .276 .326 .374 .700 Sep 17 30.262
49 Ernie Koy 5 1938 1942 0 5.1 558 2018 1846 238 515 108 29 36 260 40 137 284 .279 .332 .427 .759 Sep 27 33.010
50 Al Kvasnak 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 5 13 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .182 .308 .182 .490 May 3 21.112
51 Hank LaManna 3 1940 1942 0 0.2 62 39 39 8 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 12 .256 .256 .333 .590 Sep 19 23.028
52 Gene Lambert 2 1941 1942 0 -0.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 26 21.000
53 Hank Leiber 10 1933 1942 3 14.9 813 3141 2805 410 808 137 24 101 518 5 274 319 .288 .356 .462 .818 Sep 25 31.251
54 Ed Leip 4 1939 1942 0 0.2 30 66 62 7 17 1 2 0 5 1 1 3 6 .274 .308 .355 .663 Apr 30 31.152
55 Hal Marnie 3 1940 1942 0 -0.4 96 244 222 19 49 3 3 0 15 1 18 29 .221 .279 .261 .540 Sep 25 24.081
56 Paul Masterson 3 1940 1942 0 -0.1 8 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 3 26.199
57 Bobby Mattick 5 1938 1942 0 0.2 206 733 690 54 161 31 1 0 64 7 33 60 .233 .269 .281 .550 Aug 18 26.256
58 Phil McCullough 1 1942 1942 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 22 24.274
59 Frank McElyea 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 7 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 26 24.053
60 Bill McGee 8 1935 1942 0 -0.6 197 297 271 13 46 6 0 0 20 0 5 56 .170 .188 .192 .380 Sep 22 32.310
61 Eric McNair 14 1929 1942 0 5.1 1251 4862 4519 592 1240 229 29 82 633 59 54 261 328 .274 .318 .392 .710 Sep 19 33.160
62 Whitey Moore 7 1936 1942 0 -1.2 133 173 156 7 16 1 0 0 4 0 4 31 .103 .125 .109 .234 Sep 7 30.089
63 Ed Murphy 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 13 30 28 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 2 4 .250 .300 .321 .621 Sep 27 24.035
64 Bob Patrick 2 1941 1942 0 0.1 9 16 15 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 .267 .313 .533 .846 Apr 26 24.181
65 Bill Peterman 1 1942 1942 0 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 Apr 26 21.037
66 Babe Phelps 11 1931 1942 3 16.0 726 2306 2117 239 657 143 19 54 345 9 0 160 157 .310 .362 .472 .835 Sep 27 34.164
67 Jimmy Pofahl 3 1940 1942 0 -2.4 225 849 764 65 168 33 9 2 70 7 3 76 96 .220 .290 .295 .585 Sep 20 25.094
68 Tot Pressnell 5 1938 1942 0 -0.2 154 168 149 9 24 2 0 0 16 0 9 26 .161 .209 .174 .383 Aug 30 36.022
69 Bob Repass 2 1939 1942 0 -0.1 84 300 265 30 64 12 1 2 24 6 1 33 32 .242 .328 .317 .645 Aug 10 24.277
70 Johnny Rizzo 5 1938 1942 0 8.6 557 2075 1842 268 497 90 16 61 289 7 200 197 .270 .345 .435 .781 Sep 25 30.057
71 Red Rolfe 10 1931 1942 4 23.5 1175 5406 4827 942 1394 257 67 69 497 44 20 526 335 .289 .360 .413 .773 Sep 27 33.345
72 George Selkirk 9 1934 1942 2 22.1 846 3322 2790 503 810 131 41 108 576 49 32 486 319 .290 .400 .483 .883 Sep 27 34.266
73 Luke Sewell 20 1921 1942 1 3.8 1630 6044 5383 653 1393 272 56 20 698 66 44 486 307 .259 .323 .341 .665 Aug 1 41.208
74 Bud Sketchley 1 1942 1942 0 -0.3 13 45 36 1 7 1 0 0 3 0 1 7 4 .194 .326 .222 .548 Apr 29 23.030
75 Alan Strange 5 1934 1942 0 -1.3 314 1081 947 93 211 39 7 1 89 6 3 109 54 .223 .304 .282 .586 Aug 16 35.282
76 Ed Weiland 2 1940 1942 0 -0.0 10 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 Sep 22 27.300
77 Billy Werber 11 1930 1942 0 25.1 1295 5842 5024 875 1363 271 50 78 539 215 68 701 363 .271 .364 .392 .756 Sep 5 34.077
78 Sam West 16 1927 1942 4 29.2 1753 6973 6148 934 1838 347 101 75 838 54 56 696 540 .299 .371 .425 .796 Sep 24 37.354
79 John Whitehead 7 1935 1942 0 -1.3 172 366 325 24 55 2 0 0 30 0 0 20 54 .169 .220 .175 .395 May 13 33.016
80 Jack Wilson 9 1934 1942 0 -0.7 283 440 413 34 82 11 1 3 49 0 0 10 68 .199 .217 .252 .469 Sep 16 30.157
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 Elden Auker 10 1933 1942 0 15.8 130 101 .563 4.42 333 261 40 126 14 2 1963.1 2230 1106 964 129 706 594 36 3 8 8686 1.495 Sep 20 31.364
2 Bill Beckmann 4 1939 1942 0 2.7 21 25 .457 4.79 90 44 32 17 4 2 440.0 499 265 234 38 119 108 4 0 5 1910 1.405 Sep 20 34.286
3 Lou Bevil 1 1942 1942 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 6.52 4 1 2 0 0 0 9.2 9 7 7 0 11 2 1 1 0 47 2.069 Sep 13 19.290
4 Cy Blanton 9 1934 1942 2 14.8 68 71 .489 3.55 202 167 21 75 14 4 1218.1 1243 588 481 64 337 611 18 0 33 5173 1.297 May 6 33.304
5 Bob Bowman 4 1939 1942 0 4.0 26 17 .605 3.82 109 38 35 13 2 9 365.0 360 175 155 27 139 146 6 1 9 1567 1.367 May 25 31.234
6 Norm Branch 2 1941 1942 0 0.3 5 2 .714 3.73 37 0 28 0 0 4 62.2 55 31 26 5 42 41 0 0 3 275 1.548 Aug 20 27.151
7 Clint Brown 15 1928 1942 0 19.6 89 93 .489 4.26 434 130 250 62 8 64 1485.2 1740 830 704 86 368 410 20 0 18 6495 1.419 Jun 7 38.334
8 Fred Caligiuri 2 1941 1942 0 -0.0 2 5 .286 4.52 18 7 9 4 0 1 79.2 90 49 40 4 32 27 2 1 2 364 1.531 Sep 20 23.333
9 Hardin Cathey 1 1942 1942 0 -0.7 1 1 .500 7.42 12 2 7 0 0 0 30.1 44 26 25 1 16 8 0 0 1 147 1.978 Jun 11 22.340
10 Vallie Eaves 5 1935 1942 0 0.2 4 8 .333 4.58 24 14 3 6 0 0 106.0 105 62 54 7 70 46 6 0 4 482 1.651 Apr 26 30.232
11 Harry Eisenstat 8 1935 1942 0 6.9 25 27 .481 3.84 165 33 88 11 1 14 478.2 550 242 204 30 114 157 4 2 6 2059 1.387 Sep 25 26.350
12 Dick Errickson 5 1938 1942 0 4.7 36 47 .434 3.85 168 77 51 31 6 9 736.1 804 353 315 36 290 176 9 3 12 3198 1.486 Sep 13 30.192
13 Hilly Flitcraft 1 1942 1942 0 -0.2 0 0 8.10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 6 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 17 2.400 Sep 17 19.027
14 Larry French 14 1929 1942 1 43.9 197 171 .535 3.44 570 383 108 199 40 17 3152.0 3375 1440 1206 164 819 1187 42 4 34 13465 1.331 Sep 26 34.329
15 Loy Hanning 2 1939 1942 0 -0.3 1 2 .333 6.26 15 1 6 0 0 0 27.1 32 20 19 3 16 17 1 0 0 130 1.756 Jul 25 24.280
16 Bob Harris 5 1938 1942 0 4.4 30 52 .366 4.96 127 89 23 26 4 2 646.0 770 397 356 58 294 205 5 0 26 2936 1.647 Sep 16 27.138
17 Art Johnson 3 1940 1942 0 1.0 7 16 .304 3.68 49 19 15 6 0 1 195.2 203 100 80 7 79 71 7 0 2 853 1.441 Sep 19 23.065
18 Ken Jungels 5 1937 1942 0 -0.9 1 0 1.000 6.80 25 0 13 0 0 0 49.0 56 41 37 5 32 21 3 0 0 233 1.796 Jun 7 25.349
19 Chet Kehn 1 1942 1942 0 -0.3 0 0 7.04 3 1 2 0 0 0 7.2 8 6 6 2 4 3 0 0 0 34 1.565 May 12 20.194
20 Hank LaManna 3 1940 1942 0 -1.2 6 5 .545 5.24 45 5 20 1 0 1 92.2 95 64 54 7 67 28 1 0 5 426 1.748 Sep 19 23.028
21 Gene Lambert 2 1941 1942 0 0.4 0 1 .000 2.70 3 1 0 0 0 0 10.0 14 3 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 46 1.600 Apr 26 21.000
22 Hank Leiber 10 1933 1942 3 -0.3 0 1 .000 6.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 9 9 6 0 5 5 1 0 0 42 1.556 Sep 25 31.251
23 Paul Masterson 3 1940 1942 0 -0.2 1 0 1.000 5.84 8 1 6 1 0 0 24.2 26 16 16 1 13 14 0 0 0 110 1.581 May 3 26.199
24 Phil McCullough 1 1942 1942 0 -0.2 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 4 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 17 2.333 Apr 22 24.274
25 Bill McGee 8 1935 1942 0 8.7 46 41 .529 3.74 197 102 37 31 9 6 853.0 861 423 354 53 355 340 6 2 16 3697 1.426 Sep 22 32.310
26 Whitey Moore 7 1936 1942 0 2.4 30 29 .508 3.75 133 60 42 18 4 4 513.1 450 243 214 25 292 228 24 1 9 2248 1.445 Sep 7 30.089
27 Tot Pressnell 5 1938 1942 0 6.2 32 30 .516 3.80 154 42 68 17 4 13 526.1 547 247 222 31 134 157 20 1 11 2259 1.294 Aug 30 36.022
28 Ed Weiland 2 1940 1942 0 -1.0 0 0 8.25 10 0 6 0 0 0 24.0 33 26 22 5 10 7 0 0 3 116 1.792 Sep 22 27.300
29 John Whitehead 7 1935 1942 0 12.2 49 54 .476 4.60 172 119 30 52 9 4 944.0 1074 537 482 70 372 254 18 0 22 4190 1.532 May 13 33.016
30 Jack Wilson 9 1934 1942 0 11.4 68 72 .486 4.59 281 121 98 50 5 20 1131.2 1233 686 577 73 601 590 18 3 37 5158 1.621 Sep 16 30.157
Totals 154 1928 1942 6 154.2 875 872 .501 4.07 3393 1719 1041 747 124 177 15188.1 16526 8000 6868 931 5343 5460 252 22 267 66380 1.495