1923 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record74–78 (.487)
League place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)Lee Fohl and Jimmy Austin
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The 1923 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 5th in the American League with a record of 74 wins and 78 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 54 0.645 46–30 52–24
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 16 45–32 38–39
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 16½ 42–36 40–35
Washington Senators 75 78 0.490 23½ 43–34 32–44
St. Louis Browns 74 78 0.487 24 40–36 34–42
Philadelphia Athletics 69 83 0.454 29 34–41 35–42
Chicago White Sox 69 85 0.448 30 30–45 39–40
Boston Red Sox 61 91 0.401 37 37–40 24–51


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 9–13 10–12 10–12–1 8–14 13–7 4–18–1 7–15
Chicago 13–9 9–13 9–13 7–15 10–12 11–11–1 10–12–1
Cleveland 12–10 13–9 9–13 12–10 12–10 14–8 10–11
Detroit 12–10–1 13–9 13–9 10–12 12–10 12–10 11–11
New York 14–8 15–7 10–12 12–10 16–6 15–5 16–6
Philadelphia 7–13 12–10 10–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 15–7–1
St. Louis 18–4–1 11–11–1 8–14 10–12 5–15 13–9 9–13
Washington 15–7 12–10–1 11–10 11–11 6–16 7–15–1 13–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1923 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Hank Severeid 122 432 133 .308 3 51
1B Dutch Schliebner 127 444 122 .275 4 52
2B Marty McManus 154 582 180 .309 15 94
SS Wally Gerber 154 605 170 .281 1 62
3B Gene Robertson 78 251 62 .247 0 17
OF Ken Williams 147 555 198 .357 29 91
OF Jack Tobin 151 637 202 .317 13 73
OF Baby Doll Jacobson 147 592 183 .309 8 81

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Homer Ezzell 88 279 68 .244 0 14
Pat Collins 85 181 32 .177 3 30
Eddie Foster 27 100 18 .180 0 4
Cedric Durst 45 85 18 .212 5 11
Bill Whaley 23 50 12 .240 0 1
Frank Ellerbe 18 49 9 .184 0 1
Josh Billings 4 9 0 .000 0 0
Herschel Bennett 5 4 0 .000 0 0
Johnny Schulte 7 3 0 .000 0 1
Harry Rice 4 3 0 .000 0 0
Bill Mizeur 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Syl Simon 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Jimmy Austin 1 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Elam Vangilder 41 282.1 16 17 3.06 74
Urban Shocker 43 277.1 20 12 3.41 109
Dave Danforth 38 226.1 16 14 3.94 96
Dixie Davis 19 109.1 4 6 3.62 36

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ray Kolp 34 171.1 5 12 3.89 44
Hub Pruett 32 104.1 4 7 4.31 59
Rasty Wright 20 82.2 7 4 6.42 26
Sloppy Thurston 2 4.0 0 0 6.75 0

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Charlie Root 27 0 4 0 5.70 27
Bill Bayne 19 2 2 0 4.50 15
George Grant 4 0 0 0 5.19 2
Jumbo Elliott 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Notes

References