1932 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record63–91 (.409)
League place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)Bill Killefer
Local radioKMOX
(France Laux)
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The 1932 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 63 wins and 91 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 107 47 0.695 62–15 45–32
Philadelphia Athletics 94 60 0.610 13 51–26 43–34
Washington Senators 93 61 0.604 14 51–26 42–35
Cleveland Indians 87 65 0.572 19 43–33 44–32
Detroit Tigers 76 75 0.503 29½ 42–34 34–41
St. Louis Browns 63 91 0.409 44 33–42 30–49
Chicago White Sox 49 102 0.325 56½ 28–49 21–53
Boston Red Sox 43 111 0.279 64 27–50 16–61


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 4–18 6–16 5–17 4–18 7–15 5–17
Chicago 10–12 7–14–1 8–12 5–17 7–15 8–14 4–18
Cleveland 18–4 14–7–1 11–10 7–15 10–12 16–6 11–11
Detroit 16–6 12–8 10–11 5–17–2 7–15 15–7 11–11
New York 17–5 17–5 15–7 17–5–2 14–8 16–6 11–11
Philadelphia 18–4 15–7 12–10 15–7 8–14 16–6 10–12
St. Louis 15–7 14–8 6–16 7–15 6–16 6–16 9–13
Washington 17–5 18–4 11–11 11–11 11–11 12–10 13–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1932 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Rick Ferrell 126 438 138 .315 2 65
1B Jack Burns 150 617 188 .305 11 70
2B Ski Melillo 154 612 148 .242 3 66
SS Jim Levey 152 568 159 .280 4 63
3B Art Scharein 81 303 92 .304 0 42
OF Fred Schulte 146 565 166 .294 9 73
OF Goose Goslin 150 572 171 .299 17 104
OF Bruce Campbell 139 593 169 .285 14 85

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
Lin Storti 53 193 50 .259 3 26
Benny Bengough 54 139 35 .252 0 15
Debs Garms 34 134 38 .284 1 8
Ed Grimes 31 68 16 .235 0 13
Tom Jenkins 25 62 20 .323 0 5
Red Kress 14 52 9 .173 2 9
Larry Bettencourt 27 30 4 .133 1 3
Johnny Schulte 15 24 5 .208 0 3
Showboat Fisher 18 22 4 .182 0 2
Nap Kloza 19 13 2 .154 0 2
Jim McLaughlin 1 1 0 .000 0 1

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
Lefty Stewart 41 259.2 15 19 4.61 86
George Blaeholder 42 258.1 14 14 4.70 80
Bump Hadley 40 229.2 13 20 5.53 132

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
Sam Gray 52 206.2 7 12 4.53 79
Wally Hebert 35 108.1 1 12 6.48 29
Carl Fischer 24 97.0 3 7 5.57 35
Dick Coffman 9 61.0 5 3 3.10 14

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
Chad Kimsey 33 4 2 3 4.02 13
Bob Cooney 23 1 2 1 6.97 23
Lou Polli 5 0 0 0 5.40 5

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A Wichita Falls Spudders/Longview Cannibals Texas League Hank Severeid
C Fort Smith Twins/Muskogee Chiefs Western Association Jerry Mallett and Runt Marr
D Rock Island Islanders Mississippi Valley League George Young and Riley Parker

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Rock Island
Wichita Falls transferred to Longview and renamed, May 20; Fort Smith franchise transferred to Muskogee and renamed, July 1, 1932
[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Red Kress page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Chad Kimsey page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References