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1938 Cincinnati Reds

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1937 / 1939

82-68, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill McKechnie (82-68)
Scored 723 runs, Allowed 634 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 84-66

Ballparks: Crosley Field · Attendance: 706,756 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 97


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1937 / 1939 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Red Barrett 23 R R 5' 11" 183 Feb 14, 1915 2 6 2 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Ray Benge 36 R R 5' 9" 160 Apr 22, 1902 12 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Wally Berger 32 R R 6' 2" 198 Oct 10, 1905 9 99 95 99 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 0 98 1 0 2.8
Nino Bongiovanni 26 L L 5' 10" 175 Dec 21, 1911 1st 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.0
Joe Cascarella 31 R R 5' 10" 175 Jun 28, 1907 5 33 1 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Dusty Cooke 31 L R 6' 1" 205 Jun 23, 1907 8 82 50 82 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 0 7 51 31 0 0.9
Harry Craft 23 R R 6' 1" 185 Apr 19, 1915 2 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 151 0 0 2.8
Kiddo Davis 36 R R 5' 11" 178 Feb 12, 1902 8 5 4 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 5 0 0 -0.0
Peaches Davis 33 L R 6' 3" 190 May 31, 1905 3 29 19 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Spud Davis 33 R R 6' 1" 197 Dec 20, 1904 11 12 9 12 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Paul Derringer 31 R R 6' 3" 205 Oct 17, 1906 8 41 37 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.5 All-Star
Lonny Frey 27 L R 5' 10" 160 Aug 23, 1910 6 124 122 124 123 0 0 0 121 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.4
Lee Gamble 28 L R 6' 1" 170 Jun 28, 1910 2 53 9 53 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 39 5 0.1
Ival Goodman 29 L R 5' 11" 170 Jul 23, 1908 4 145 142 145 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 142 3 0 5.9 All-Star
Lee Grissom 30 B L 6' 3" 200 Oct 23, 1907 5 14 7 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Willard Hershberger 28 R R 5' 10" 167 May 28, 1910 1st 49 21 49 40 0 39 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0.2
Al Hollingsworth 30 L L 6' 0" 174 Feb 25, 1908 4 9 4 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Buck Jordan 31 L R 6' 0" 170 Jan 16, 1907 10 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.1
Alex Kampouris 25 R R 5' 8" 155 Nov 13, 1912 5 21 19 21 21 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Ted Kleinhans 39 R L 6' 0" 170 Apr 8, 1899 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Don Lang 23 R R 6' 0" 175 Mar 15, 1915 1st 21 14 21 17 0 0 0 1 15 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0.2
Ernie Lombardi HOF 30 R R 6' 3" 230 Apr 6, 1908 8 129 122 129 123 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 5.7 $16,000 All-Star
Frank McCormick 27 R R 6' 4" 205 Jun 9, 1911 3 151 151 151 151 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 All-Star
Whitey Moore 26 R R 6' 1" 195 Jun 10, 1912 3 19 11 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Billy Myers 27 R R 5' 8" 168 Aug 14, 1910 4 134 129 134 134 0 0 0 11 0 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6
Jimmy Outlaw 25 R R 5' 8" 165 Jan 20, 1913 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Nolen Richardson 35 R R 6' 1" 170 Jan 18, 1903 5 35 28 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Lew Riggs 28 L R 6' 0" 175 Apr 22, 1910 5 142 137 142 140 0 0 0 0 140 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.3
Gene Schott 24 R R 6' 2" 185 Jul 14, 1913 4 31 4 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Justin Stein 26 R R 5' 11" 180 Aug 9, 1911 1st 11 3 11 9 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1
Johnny Vander Meer 23 B L 6' 1" 190 Nov 2, 1914 2 33 29 33 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.2 All-Star
Bucky Walters 29 R R 6' 1" 180 Apr 19, 1909 8 36 22 36 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1.1
Jim Weaver 34 R R 6' 6" 230 Nov 25, 1903 7 30 15 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Dick West 22 R R 6' 2" 180 Nov 24, 1915 1st 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1937 / 1939 Roster (40-man)