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1940 World Series (4-3): Cincinnati Reds (100-53) over Detroit Tigers (90-64)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 2, 1940 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  5  0    0  2  0    0  0  0     7 10  1
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0     2  8  3

    PITCHERS: DET - Newsom
              CIN - Derringer, Moore (2), Riddle (9)

               WP - Bobo Newsom
	       LP - Paul Derringer
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - Campbell
              CIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 31,793

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 3, 1940 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     3  3  1
    Cincinnati Reds              0  2  2    1  0  0    0  0  x     5  9  0

    PITCHERS: DET - Rowe, Gorsica (4)
              CIN - Walters

               WP - Bucky Walters
	       LP - Schoolboy Rowe
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              CIN - Ripple

  ATTENDANCE: 30,640

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 4, 1940 at Briggs Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cincinnati Reds              1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  2     4 10  1
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    1  0  0    4  2  x     7 13  1

    PITCHERS: CIN - Turner, Moore (7), Beggs (8)
              DET - Bridges

               WP - Tommy Bridges
	       LP - Jim Turner
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - none
              DET - Higgins, York

  ATTENDANCE: 52,877

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 5, 1940 at Briggs Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cincinnati Reds              2  0  1    1  0  0    0  1  0     5 11  1
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0     2  5  1

    PITCHERS: CIN - Derringer
              DET - Trout, Smith (3), McKain (7)

               WP - Paul Derringer
	       LP - Dizzy Trout
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - none
              DET - none

  ATTENDANCE: 54,093

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 6, 1940 at Briggs Stadium (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  3  0
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  3    4  0  0    0  1  x     8 13  0

    PITCHERS: CIN - Thompson, Moore (4), Vander Meer (5), Hutchings (8)
              DET - Newsom

               WP - Bobo Newsom
	       LP - Gene Thompson
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - none
              DET - Greenberg

  ATTENDANCE: 55,189

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 7, 1940 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  0
    Cincinnati Reds              2  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  x     4 10  2

    PITCHERS: DET - Rowe, Gorsica (1), Hutchinson (8)
              CIN - Walters

               WP - Bucky Walters
	       LP - Schoolboy Rowe
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              CIN - Walters

  ATTENDANCE: 30,481

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 8, 1940 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  7  0
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x     2  7  1

    PITCHERS: DET - Newsom
              CIN - Derringer

               WP - Paul Derringer
	       LP - Bobo Newsom
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              CIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 26,854

Series Batting Stats

Cincinnati Reds Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Morrie Arnovich 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 *101 352 30 88 0 33 1 .250 .606
Bill Baker 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 1 27 69 5 15 0 7 2 .217 .521
Joe Beggs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 21 1 4 0 0 0 .190 .381
Harry Craft 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 115 422 47 103 6 48 2 .244 .630
Paul Derringer 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 37 108 4 18 0 8 0 .167 .370
Lonny Frey 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 150 563 102 150 8 54 22 .266 .732
Ival Goodman 7 29 5 8 2 0 0 5 0 3 .276 .276 .345 .621 0 0 0 136 519 78 134 12 63 9 .258 .724
Johnny Hutchings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 13 2 2 0 0 0 .154 .421
Eddie Joost 7 25 0 5 0 0 0 2 1 2 .200 .231 .200 .431 0 1 0 88 278 24 60 1 24 4 .216 .567
Ernie Lombardi 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167 0 0 0 109 376 50 120 14 74 0 .319 .871
Frank McCormick 7 28 2 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 .214 .241 .250 .491 0 0 1 155 618 93 191 19 127 2 .309 .850
Mike McCormick 7 29 1 9 3 0 0 2 1 6 .310 .333 .414 .747 0 0 1 110 417 48 125 1 30 8 .300 .681
Whitey Moore 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 25 39 1 5 0 1 0 .128 .299
Billy Myers 7 23 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 5 .130 .200 .130 .330 0 0 3 90 282 33 57 5 30 0 .202 .603
Elmer Riddle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .393
Lew Riggs 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 41 72 8 21 1 9 0 .292 .769
Jimmy Ripple 7 21 3 7 2 0 1 6 4 2 .333 .440 .571 1.011 0 0 0 *39 114 15 34 4 20 1 .298 .881
Gene Thompson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 79 5 18 0 11 0 .228 .551
Jim Turner 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 25 75 7 18 0 2 0 .240 .573
Johnny Vander Meer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 20 6 6 0 0 0 .300 .733
Bucky Walters 2 7 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 .286 .286 .857 1.143 0 0 0 37 117 11 24 1 18 2 .205 .488
Billy Werber 7 27 5 10 4 0 0 2 4 2 .370 .452 .519 .970 0 1 2 143 584 105 162 12 48 16 .277 .777
Jimmie Wilson 6 17 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 2 .353 .389 .353 .742 1 0 0 16 37 2 9 0 3 1 .243 .579
Totals 82 232 22 58 14 0 2 21 15 30 .250 .296 .336 .632 1 2 155 5372 707 1427 89 72 .266 .706

Detroit Tigers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Earl Averill 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 64 118 10 33 2 20 0 .280 .690
Dick Bartell 7 26 2 7 2 0 0 3 3 3 .269 .345 .346 .691 0 1 1 139 528 76 123 7 53 12 .233 .665
Tommy Bridges 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 29 68 5 12 0 4 0 .176 .417
Bruce Campbell 7 25 4 9 1 0 1 5 4 4 .360 .448 .520 .968 0 2 0 103 297 56 84 8 44 2 .283 .829
Frank Croucher 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 57 3 6 0 2 0 .105 .269
Pete Fox 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 93 350 49 101 5 48 7 .289 .732
Charlie Gehringer 7 28 3 6 0 0 0 1 2 0 .214 .267 .214 .481 0 0 0 139 515 108 161 10 81 10 .313 .875
Johnny Gorsica 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 29 62 6 12 1 7 0 .194 .537
Hank Greenberg 7 28 5 10 2 1 1 6 2 5 .357 .400 .607 1.007 0 0 0 148 573 129 195 41 150 6 .340 1.103
Pinky Higgins 7 24 2 8 3 1 1 6 3 3 .333 .407 .667 1.074 0 0 2 131 480 70 130 13 76 4 .271 .771
Fred Hutchinson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 30 1 8 0 2 0 .267 .567
Barney McCosky 7 23 5 7 1 0 0 1 7 0 .304 .467 .348 .814 0 0 0 143 589 123 200 4 57 13 .340 .899
Archie McKain 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 7 3 1 0 0 0 .143 .476
Bobo Newsom 3 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 0 0 0 36 107 9 23 0 16 0 .215 .484
Schoolboy Rowe 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 27 67 7 18 1 18 1 .269 .752
Clay Smith 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Billy Sullivan 5 13 3 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 .154 .389 .154 .543 0 0 0 78 220 36 68 3 41 2 .309 .849
Birdie Tebbetts 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 111 379 46 112 4 46 4 .296 .768
Dizzy Trout 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 31 4 4 0 4 0 .129 .311
Rudy York 7 26 3 6 0 1 1 2 4 7 .231 .333 .423 .756 0 0 0 155 588 105 186 33 134 3 .316 .993
Totals 75 228 28 56 9 3 4 24 30 30 .246 .333 .364 .697 0 3 155 5418 888 1549 134 66 .286 .808

Cincinnati Reds Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Joe Beggs 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 0 1 3.000 37 1 2.00 12 3 7 76.2 68 21 25 1.161
Paul Derringer 3 3 2.79 2 1 0 2 19.1 17 6 10 6 1.397 37 37 3.06 20 12 0 296.2 280 48 115 1.106
Johnny Hutchings 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 1 0 3.000 19 4 3.50 2 1 0 54.0 53 18 18 1.315
Whitey Moore 3 0 3.24 0 0 0 0 8.1 8 3 6 7 1.680 25 15 3.63 8 8 1 116.2 100 56 60 1.337
Elmer Riddle 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 0.000 15 1 1.87 1 2 2 33.2 30 17 9 1.396
Gene Thompson 1 1 16.20 0 1 0 0 3.1 8 6 4 2 3.600 33 31 3.32 16 9 0 225.1 197 96 103 1.300
Jim Turner 1 1 7.50 0 1 0 0 6.0 8 5 0 4 1.333 24 23 2.89 14 7 0 187.0 187 32 53 1.171
Johnny Vander Meer 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 2 0 3 2 1.667 10 7 3.75 3 1 1 48.0 38 41 41 1.646
Bucky Walters 2 2 1.50 2 0 0 2 18.0 8 3 6 6 0.778 36 36 2.48 22 10 0 305.0 241 92 115 1.092
Totals 14 7 3.69 4 3 0 4 61.0 56 25 30 30 1.410 155 155 3.050 100 53 1407.2 1263 445 557 1.213

Detroit Tigers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Tommy Bridges 1 1 3.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 10 3 1 5 1.222 29 28 3.37 12 9 0 197.2 171 88 133 1.310
Johnny Gorsica 2 0 0.79 0 0 0 0 11.1 6 1 4 4 0.882 29 20 4.33 7 7 0 160.0 170 57 68 1.419
Fred Hutchinson 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 1 2.000 17 10 5.68 3 7 0 76.0 85 26 32 1.461
Archie McKain 1 0 3.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 1 0 0 1.333 27 0 2.82 5 0 3 51.0 48 25 24 1.431
Bobo Newsom 3 3 1.38 2 1 0 3 26.0 18 4 4 17 0.846 36 34 2.83 21 5 0 264.0 235 100 164 1.269
Schoolboy Rowe 2 2 17.18 0 2 0 0 3.2 12 7 1 1 3.545 27 23 3.46 16 3 0 169.0 170 43 61 1.260
Clay Smith 1 0 2.25 0 0 0 0 4.0 1 1 3 1 1.000 14 1 5.08 1 1 0 28.1 32 13 14 1.588
Dizzy Trout 1 1 9.00 0 1 0 0 2.0 6 2 1 1 3.500 33 10 4.47 3 7 2 100.2 125 54 64 1.778
Totals 12 7 3.00 3 4 0 4 60.0 58 20 15 30 1.217 155 155 4.011 90 64 1375.1 1425 570 752 1.451

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