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1940 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1939 / 1941

67-87, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fred Haney (67-87)
Scored 757 runs, Allowed 882 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-88

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park III · Attendance: 239,591 (8th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 109


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1939 / 1941 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Bob Swift 25 130 433 398 37 97 20 1 0 39 1 0 28 39 .244 .295 .299 .594 53 119 8 1 6
2 1B George McQuinn* 30 151 659 594 78 166 39 10 16 84 3 3 57 58 .279 .343 .460 .802 104 273 12 0 8
3 2B Don Heffner 29 126 530 487 52 115 23 2 3 53 5 5 39 37 .236 .295 .310 .606 56 151 9 2 2
4 SS Johnny Berardino 23 142 559 523 71 135 31 4 16 85 6 8 32 46 .258 .301 .424 .725 84 222 11 0 4
5 3B Harlond Clift 27 150 631 523 92 143 29 5 20 87 9 8 104 62 .273 .396 .463 .859 120 242 9 2 2
6 OF Chet Laabs 28 105 253 218 32 59 11 5 10 40 3 3 34 59 .271 .372 .505 .876 123 110 2 1 0
7 OF Rip Radcliff* 34 150 636 584 83 200 33 9 7 81 6 4 47 20 .342 .392 .466 .858 120 272 11 1 4
8 OF Wally Judnich* 24 137 577 519 97 157 27 7 24 89 8 5 54 71 .303 .368 .520 .888 126 270 7 0 4
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Roy Cullenbine# 26 86 309 257 41 59 11 2 7 31 0 1 50 34 .230 .359 .370 .729 88 95 3 2 1
10 OF Joe Grace* 26 80 257 229 45 59 14 2 5 25 2 2 26 23 .258 .336 .402 .738 89 92 5 1 1
11 OF Myril Hoag 32 76 207 191 20 50 11 0 3 26 2 0 13 30 .262 .309 .366 .675 73 70 4 0 3
12 SS Alan Strange 33 54 196 167 26 31 8 3 0 6 2 1 22 12 .186 .284 .269 .554 43 45 5 1 6
13 C George Susce 32 61 127 113 6 24 4 0 0 13 1 0 9 9 .212 .282 .248 .530 38 28 8 2 3
14 OF Joe Gallagher 26 23 75 70 14 19 3 1 2 8 2 0 4 12 .271 .311 .429 .739 88 30 3 0 1
15 2B Johnny Lucadello# 21 17 71 63 15 20 4 2 2 10 1 0 6 4 .317 .394 .540 .934 137 34 0 2 0
16 SS Lyn Lary 34 27 61 54 5 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 4 7 .056 .136 .111 .247 -36 6 1 1 2
17 Fuzz White* 24 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
18 C Sam Harshaney 30 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 41 0 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
19 P Elden Auker 29 38 99 89 11 19 2 1 1 10 0 0 9 29 .213 .286 .292 .578 49 26 1 0 1
20 P Vern Kennedy* 33 35 90 84 12 25 3 1 2 12 0 0 3 13 .298 .322 .429 .750 91 36 1 0 3
21 P Bob Harris 25 35 69 60 6 15 2 2 0 5 0 0 4 15 .250 .297 .350 .647 66 21 2 0 5
22 P Johnny Niggeling 36 28 54 51 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 13 .176 .208 .196 .404 4 10 0 0 1
23 P Emil Bildilli 27 29 31 30 4 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 3 6 1 0 1
24 P Bill Trotter 31 36 26 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 .045 .125 .045 .170 -54 1 1 0 2
25 P Jack Kramer 22 16 25 20 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 .050 .208 .100 .308 -18 2 0 0 1
26 P Roxie Lawson 34 30 22 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .045 .045 .045 .091 -77 1 0 0 0
27 P Slick Coffman 29 32 18 15 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .200 .250 .200 .450 17 3 0 0 2
28 P Lefty Mills* 30 26 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .154 .214 .154 .368 -4 2 0 0 0
29 P John Whitehead 31 15 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -14 2 1 0 0
30 P Willis Hudlin 34 6 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 158 1 0 0 0
31 P Maury Newlin 26 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 158 1 0 0 0
32 P Bill Cox 27 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.1 156 6050 5416 757 1423 278 58 118 715 51 40 556 638 .263 .333 .401 .734 88 2171 105 16 63
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 4 5 4 7 4 7 5 4 7 6 6 4 4 4 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.9 156 5585 4993 714 1337 269 54 115 680 51 40 530 523 .268 .340 .412 .752 92 2059 98 16 47
Pitcher Totals 29.9 156 465 423 43 86 9 4 3 35 0 0 26 115 .203 .249 .265 .514 32 112 7 0 16
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Elden Auker 29 16 11 .593 3.96 38 35 0 20 2 0 263.2 299 129 116 17 96 78 3 1 0 1176 116 4.21 1.498 10.2 0.6 3.3 2.7 0.81
2 SP Vern Kennedy 33 12 17 .414 5.59 34 32 1 18 0 0 222.1 263 149 138 18 122 70 3 1 5 1020 83 4.95 1.732 10.6 0.7 4.9 2.8 0.57
3 SP Bob Harris 25 11 15 .423 4.93 35 28 5 8 1 1 193.2 225 120 106 24 85 49 3 0 8 877 94 5.31 1.601 10.5 1.1 4.0 2.3 0.58
4 SP Johnny Niggeling 36 7 11 .389 4.45 28 20 6 10 0 0 153.2 148 88 76 9 69 82 5 0 8 670 104 3.98 1.412 8.7 0.5 4.0 4.8 1.19
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 RP Bill Trotter 31 7 6 .538 3.77 36 4 19 1 0 2 98.0 117 56 41 5 31 29 1 0 1 427 123 3.89 1.510 10.7 0.5 2.8 2.7 0.94
6 RP Emil Bildilli* 27 2 4 .333 5.57 28 11 5 3 0 1 97.0 113 68 60 12 52 32 2 0 3 437 83 5.46 1.701 10.5 1.1 4.8 3.0 0.62
7 RP Slick Coffman 29 2 2 .500 6.27 31 4 10 1 0 1 74.2 108 62 52 5 23 26 0 0 2 352 74 3.94 1.754 13.0 0.6 2.8 3.1 1.13
8 RP Roxie Lawson 34 5 3 .625 5.13 30 2 16 0 0 4 72.0 77 45 41 5 54 18 0 1 1 337 90 5.49 1.819 9.6 0.6 6.8 2.3 0.33
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
9 Jack Kramer 22 3 7 .300 6.26 16 9 4 1 0 0 64.2 86 48 45 4 26 12 0 0 4 293 74 4.48 1.732 12.0 0.6 3.6 1.7 0.46
10 Lefty Mills* 30 0 6 .000 7.78 26 5 9 1 0 0 59.0 64 55 51 7 52 18 3 0 6 291 59 6.57 1.966 9.8 1.1 7.9 2.7 0.35
11 John Whitehead 31 1 3 .250 5.40 15 4 7 1 1 0 40.0 46 25 24 3 14 11 0 0 3 177 86 4.31 1.500 10.4 0.7 3.2 2.5 0.79
12 Bill Cox 27 0 1 .000 7.27 12 0 7 0 0 0 17.1 23 17 14 3 12 7 0 0 1 84 65 6.36 2.019 11.9 1.6 6.2 3.6 0.58
13 Willis Hudlin 34 0 1 .000 11.12 6 1 3 0 0 0 11.1 19 16 14 0 8 4 0 0 0 61 43 4.25 2.382 15.1 0.0 6.4 3.2 0.50
14 Maury Newlin 26 1 0 1.000 6.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 4 4 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 23 81 5.00 1.000 6.0 1.5 3.0 4.5 1.50
Team Totals 29.9 67 87 .435 5.12 156 156 92 64 4 9 1373.1 1592 882 782 113 646 439 20 3 42 6225 90 4.72 1.630 10.4 0.7 4.2 2.9 0.68
Rank in 8 AL teams 6 3 7 6 6 7 5 8 7 8 5 8 8
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Elden Auker 29 38 35 20 82 27 51 4 4 .951 2.05 3 1 25% 0 P
Johnny Berardino 23 134 132 130 738 297 399 42 96 .943 5.19 SS-2B-3B
Emil Bildilli 27 28 11 3 41 7 32 2 2 .951 1.39 0 0 0 P
Harlond Clift 27 147 147 147 511 161 329 21 32 .959 3.33 3B
Slick Coffman 29 31 4 1 22 3 19 0 0 1.000 0.71 0 1 100% 0 P
Bill Cox 27 12 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 0.42 0 0 0 P
Roy Cullenbine 26 63 61 54 168 158 7 3 6 .982 2.62 OF-1B
Joe Gallagher 26 15 15 15 29 27 1 1 1 .966 1.87 OF
Joe Grace 26 62 47 45 113 102 7 4 1 .965 1.73 0 0 2 1 33% 41% 0 OF-C
Bob Harris 25 35 28 8 47 10 36 1 1 .979 1.31 1 0 0% 0 P
Sam Harshaney 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 C
Don Heffner 29 125 125 123 754 311 426 17 102 .977 5.90 2B
Myril Hoag 32 46 41 36 70 64 4 2 0 .971 1.48 OF
Willis Hudlin 34 6 1 0 4 0 3 1 0 .750 0.50 0 0 0 P
Wally Judnich 24 133 129 127 367 356 7 4 4 .989 2.73 OF
Vern Kennedy 33 34 32 18 63 13 50 0 4 1.000 1.85 5 0 0% 1 P
Jack Kramer 22 16 9 1 18 2 15 1 1 .944 1.06 0 0 0 P
Chet Laabs 28 63 45 40 131 124 3 4 1 .969 2.02 OF
Lyn Lary 34 13 10 10 65 29 33 3 7 .954 4.77 SS-2B
Roxie Lawson 34 30 2 0 15 3 12 0 2 1.000 0.50 0 0 0 P
Johnny Lucadello 21 16 16 16 93 37 53 3 14 .968 5.63 2B
George McQuinn 30 150 149 146 1573 1436 124 13 157 .992 10.40 1B
Lefty Mills 30 26 5 1 17 3 13 1 1 .941 0.62 0 0 0 P
Maury Newlin 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Johnny Niggeling 36 28 20 10 33 9 22 2 5 .939 1.11 1 1 50% 0 P
Rip Radcliff 34 143 140 119 326 307 10 9 4 .972 2.22 OF-1B
Alan Strange 33 39 38 36 208 73 128 7 28 .966 5.15 SS-2B
George Susce 32 61 37 21 192 168 21 3 3 .984 3.10 7 5 15 11 42% 41% 0 C
Bob Swift 25 128 116 89 453 389 55 9 8 .980 3.47 11 6 46 21 31% 41% 1 C
Bill Trotter 31 36 4 1 23 2 21 0 3 1.000 0.64 0 0 1 P
John Whitehead 31 15 4 1 8 1 6 1 0 .875 0.47 1 0 0% 0 P
Team Totals 28.3 156 1404 1218 6169 4120 1891 158 487 .974 3.58 18 11 63 33 33% 36% 3
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 1 3
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Elden Auker 29 38 99 -8 0 0 0 11 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 0.0 3 $9,000 Purchased 1
Johnny Berardino 23 142 559 -14 -2 0 -11 8 -18 -1.8 19 1 0.1 .488 .489 1.1 -0.2 12 $4,500 Amateur Free Agent *64/5
Emil Bildilli 27 29 31 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .497 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Harlond Clift 27 150 631 19 -1 0 5 1 24 2.3 22 46 4.3 .515 .514 3.8 0.7 41 $11,000 *5
Slick Coffman 29 32 18 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $5,000 Traded 1
Bill Cox 27 13 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 $3,300 Traded 1
Roy Cullenbine# 26 86 309 -3 -0 0 1 -3 -6 -0.5 11 5 0.5 .494 .497 0.4 -0.2 4 Traded O97/3
Joe Gallagher 26 23 75 -2 0 0 -1 -1 -3 -0.3 3 -0 -0.0 .488 .498 0.1 -0.2 1 $5,000 Traded 7O
Joe Grace* 26 80 257 -4 -0 0 -2 -2 -8 -0.8 9 1 0.1 .491 .495 0.2 -0.3 3 $3,900 Purchased O92/7
Bob Harris 25 35 69 -4 0 0 0 8 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .511 .502 0.4 0.0 4 $4,500 Traded 1
Sam Harshaney 30 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /2
Don Heffner 29 126 530 -31 -1 0 3 5 -24 -2.3 18 -5 -0.6 .482 .486 -0.9 0.8 -8 $8,000 Traded *4
Myril Hoag 32 76 207 -8 1 0 -4 -2 -14 -1.3 7 -7 -0.7 .482 .492 -0.3 -0.6 -3 $9,000 Traded O9/87
Willis Hudlin 34 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Free Agency /1
Wally Judnich* 24 137 577 18 0 0 -2 -1 15 1.4 20 34 3.3 .510 .509 3.4 -0.3 36 $4,200 Purchased *8O
Vern Kennedy* 33 35 90 -2 0 0 0 10 8 0.8 0 8 0.8 .523 .505 0.8 0.0 8 $9,000 Traded 1
Jack Kramer 22 16 25 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $4,500 Amateur Free Agent 1
Chet Laabs 28 105 253 6 -0 0 -4 -2 -1 -0.0 9 8 0.8 .500 .500 1.1 -0.5 12 $5,000 Traded O879
Lyn Lary 34 27 61 -11 0 0 -1 1 -12 -1.1 2 -10 -0.9 .458 .493 -0.8 -0.0 -8 $6,500 Traded 6/4
Roxie Lawson 34 30 22 -6 0 0 0 2 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .489 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 $6,000 Traded 1
Johnny Lucadello# 21 17 71 4 0 0 0 1 4 0.4 2 7 0.7 .525 .503 0.7 0.1 7 4
George McQuinn* 30 151 659 3 -0 0 0 -7 -4 -0.4 22 18 1.7 .497 .497 1.7 -0.6 18 $10,000 Rule 5 Draft *3
Lefty Mills* 30 26 14 -2 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .498 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $5,750 Purchased--return 1
Maury Newlin 26 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .534 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Johnny Niggeling 36 28 54 -8 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $4,500 Waivers 1
Rip Radcliff* 34 150 636 20 0 0 -2 -7 11 1.1 22 33 3.1 .507 .506 3.3 -0.8 35 $8,000 Traded *O79/3
Alan Strange 33 54 196 -14 0 0 1 2 -10 -1.0 7 -4 -0.4 .481 .494 -0.5 0.3 -5 $5,500 Traded 6/4
George Susce 32 61 127 -10 0 0 -1 1 -10 -0.9 4 -6 -0.5 .484 .494 -0.4 0.0 -4 $4,000 Free Agency 2
Bob Swift 25 130 433 -27 1 0 0 4 -23 -2.2 15 -8 -0.8 .483 .486 -0.9 0.4 -8 $3,000 Traded *2
Bill Trotter 31 36 26 -6 0 0 0 3 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .491 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 Free Agency 1
Fuzz White* 24 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .472 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1
John Whitehead 31 15 12 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .495 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Traded 1
Team Total 28.1 1860 6050 -104 -1 0 -18 50 -73 -7.2 191 118 11.0 .496 .498 12.3 -1.2 136 $139,150
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Elden Auker 29 263.2 38 35 129 4.40 4.96 -0.12 0.00 101.9 5.18 21 2.1 1.0 -0.2 4.3 50 .554 .513 $9,000 Purchased
Emil Bildilli* 27 97.0 28 11 68 6.31 5.25 -0.11 0.00 102.3 5.48 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 -0.0 1 .468 .494
Slick Coffman 29 74.2 31 4 62 7.47 5.11 -0.13 0.00 107.6 5.64 -16 -1.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -7 .453 .491 $5,000 Traded
Bill Cox 27 17.1 12 0 17 8.83 5.10 -0.11 0.00 104.5 5.45 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -5 .449 .496 $3,300 Traded
Bob Harris 25 193.2 35 28 120 5.58 5.05 -0.12 0.00 105.4 5.45 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.3 17 .488 .498 $4,500 Traded
Willis Hudlin 34 11.1 6 1 16 12.71 5.10 -0.14 0.00 103.5 5.42 -9 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .369 .495 Free Agency
Vern Kennedy 33 222.1 34 32 149 6.03 4.98 -0.12 0.00 104.4 5.33 -19 -1.8 1.0 -0.1 0.2 6 .448 .489 $9,000 Traded
Jack Kramer 22 64.2 16 9 48 6.68 5.03 -0.12 0.00 104.1 5.36 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .443 .494 $4,500 Amateur Free Agent
Roxie Lawson 34 72.0 30 2 45 5.63 5.07 -0.12 0.00 103.5 5.37 -3 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.4 6 .492 .498 $6,000 Traded
Lefty Mills* 30 59.0 26 5 55 8.39 5.17 -0.12 0.00 104.2 5.51 -19 -1.8 1.0 -0.0 -1.2 -13 .433 .489 $5,750 Purchased--return
Maury Newlin 26 6.0 1 1 4 6.00 4.69 -0.09 0.00 110.0 5.26 -1 -0.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .451 .500
Johnny Niggeling 36 153.2 28 20 88 5.15 5.23 -0.11 0.00 106.4 5.68 8 0.8 1.0 -0.1 2.1 25 .527 .505 $4,500 Waivers
Bill Trotter 31 98.0 36 4 56 5.14 5.08 -0.12 0.00 106.4 5.53 4 0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.2 15 .510 .502 Free Agency
John Whitehead 31 40.0 15 4 25 5.63 5.10 -0.12 0.00 105.6 5.51 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.3 4 .495 .500 Traded
Team Total 29.9 1373.1 336 156 882 5.78 5.07 -0.12 0.00 104.4 5.42 -66 -5.8 1.0 -0.9 6.3 88 .483 .498 $51,550
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1939 / 1941 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics