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1940 Columbus Red Birds

1940 > Class AA > 1940 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: St. Louis Cardinals-NL
Manager: Burt Shotton
Represented: Columbus, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Frank Barrett2647335000.152.1525
2Larry Barton*275716725421228353.251.49182
3Jack Bolling*234512827800.211.27335
4Harry Brecheen*254810026012.260.34034
5Jim Bucher*291275231492786.285.402210
6Walker Cooper2513147714429123.302.432206
7Bill Curlee231771000.143.1431
8Murry Dickson23419424211.255.33031
9Pete Fleming2883239671341.280.38191
10George Hader23772.286
11Jim Hitchcock29106354921240.260.316112
12Vernon Horn2311110000.000.0000
13Red Jones*2812948415630129.322.490237
14Milton Lowery*24410000.000.0000
15Fred Martin253111.000
16Rube Melton23436611301.167.25817
17Robert Moers?--11409110.225.30012
18Lynn Myers262910320420.194.27228
19George Niedson#22310000.000.0000
20William Rabe193610529612.276.41043
21Bob Repass221354641382290.297.384178
22Goody Rosen*2710337102.212.42414
23Lee Sherrill25354210200.238.28612
24Maurice Sturdy251284781412733.295.383183
25Tom Sunkel*27316911000.159.15911
26Averett Thompson*25184713300.277.34016
27Richard Tichacek234110124811.238.36637
28Coaker Triplett28120466158271211.339.519242
29Al Unser27731000.333.3331
30Harry Walker*2314053716839717.313.507272
31Ernie White2327507200.140.1809
32Jim Winford30440000.000.0000
32 Players25.7
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Frank Barrett2688.5003.074710126.01236643841.6438.86.0
2Harry Brecheen*25169.6402.753424216.02079066521.1998.62.2
3Bill Curlee2311.5001732.0
4Murry Dickson23178.6803.333628219.021210881861.3618.73.5
5George Hader2313.250723.0
6Vernon Horn2312.3331137.0
7Milton Lowery*240045.0883.20014.414.4
8Fred Martin25009.0035.097563.00016.210.8
9Rube Melton231010.5003.484328207.0195105801391.6148.56.0
10Lee Sherrill25107.5883.643513126.01095551621.3577.84.4
11Tom Sunkel*27137.6503.533127181.015581711171.5037.75.8
12Ernie White*23134.7652.252616136.01024434591.1846.83.9
13Jim Winford3001.000412.0
13 Players24.5
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Walker Cooper13070512015.9826.35
Richard Tichacek38155243.9844.71


Maurice Sturdy806463211.9848.48
Larry Barton53338272.9956.89
Jack Bolling34250215.9827.97


Jim Bucher10823026936.9334.62


Bob Repass9010212614.9422.53


Jim Hitchcock9114022428.9294.00
Lynn Myers2555706.9545.00


Red Jones128240811.9581.94
Harry Walker1223161311.9682.70
Coaker Triplett11625298.9702.25
Pete Fleming579365.9521.74
William Rabe256301.9842.52
Averett Thompson1016001.0001.60


Frank Barrett470.00
Rube Melton430.00
Murry Dickson360.00
Lee Sherrill350.00
Harry Brecheen340.00
Tom Sunkel310.00
Ernie White260.00
Bill Curlee170.00
Vernon Horn110.00
George Hader70.00
Milton Lowery40.00
Jim Winford40.00
Fred Martin30.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Frank Barrett26RR6' 2.0"173Jul 1, 1913Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Larry Barton27LL5' 11.0"195Nov 21, 1912Pueblo, CO, US
Jack Bolling23LL5' 11.0"168Feb 20, 1917Mobile, AL, US
Harry Brecheen25LL5' 10.0"160Oct 14, 1914Broken Bow, OK, US
Jim Bucher29LR5' 11.0"170Mar 24, 1911Manassas, VA, US
Walker Cooper25RR6' 3.0"210Jan 8, 1915Atherton, MO, US
Bill Curlee23RR6' 4.0"205Oct 8, 1916Piper, AL, US
Murry Dickson23RR5' 10.0"157Aug 21, 1916Tracy, MO, US
Pete Fleming28R6' 1.0"190Jun 19, 1912
George Hader23RR6' 1.0"1851917
Jim Hitchcock29RR5' 11.0"175Jun 28, 1911Inverness, AL, US
Vernon Horn23RR6' 5.0"2101917
Red Jones28LR6' 3.0"190Nov 2, 1911Timpson, TX, US
Milton Lowery24LL6' 1.0"1801916
Fred Martin25RR6' 1.0"185Jun 27, 1915Williams, OK, US
Rube Melton23RR6' 5.0"205Feb 27, 1917Cramerton, NC, US
Robert Moers--Unknown
Lynn Myers26RR5' 6.0"145Feb 23, 1914Enola, PA, US
George Niedson22S5' 10.0"2051918
William Rabe19R5' 9.0"1541921
Bob Repass22RR6' 1.0"185Nov 6, 1917West Pittston, PA, US
Goody Rosen27LL5' 9.0"160Aug 28, 1912Toronto, ON, CA
Lee Sherrill25RR5' 11.0"185Sep 10, 1914Stateville, NC, US
Maurice Sturdy25R6' 2.0"1801915
Tom Sunkel27LL6' 1.0"190Aug 9, 1912Paris, IL, US
Averett Thompson25LR5' 11.0"175Jan 14, 1915Clarksville, TN, US
Richard Tichacek23R5' 10.0"1751917
Coaker Triplett28RR5' 11.0"185Dec 18, 1911Boone, NC, US
Al Unser27RR6' 1.0"175Oct 12, 1912Morrisonville, IL, US
Harry Walker23LR6' 2.0"175Oct 22, 1916Pascagoula, MS, US
Ernie White23RL5' 11.0"175Sep 5, 1916Pacolet Mills, SC, US
Jim Winford30RR6' 1.0"180Oct 9, 1909Shelbyville, TN, US

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