1933 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record55–96 (.364)
League place8th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)Bill Killefer, Allen Sothoron, and Rogers Hornsby
Local radioKMOX, KWK
(France Laux)
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The 1933 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 55 wins and 96 losses, 43½ games behind the AL Champion Washington Senators.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Senators 99 53 0.651 46–30 53–23
New York Yankees 91 59 0.607 7 51–23 40–36
Philadelphia Athletics 79 72 0.523 19½ 46–29 33–43
Cleveland Indians 75 76 0.497 23½ 45–32 30–44
Detroit Tigers 75 79 0.487 25 43–35 32–44
Chicago White Sox 67 83 0.447 31 35–41 32–42
Boston Red Sox 63 86 0.423 34½ 32–40 31–46
St. Louis Browns 55 96 0.364 43½ 30–46 25–50


Record vs. opponents

1933 American League Records

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


Notable transactions

Roster

1933 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Merv Shea 94 279 73 .262 1 27
1B Jack Burns 144 556 160 .288 7 71
2B Ski Melillo 132 496 145 .292 3 79
SS Jim Levey 141 529 103 .195 2 36
3B Art Scharein 123 471 96 .204 0 26
OF Carl Reynolds 135 475 136 .286 8 71
OF Bruce Campbell 148 567 157 .277 16 106
OF Sam West 133 517 155 .300 11 48

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
Ted Gullic 104 304 74 .243 5 35
Lin Storti 70 210 41 .195 3 21
Debs Garms 78 189 60 .317 4 24
Rollie Hemsley 32 95 23 .242 1 15
Rick Ferrell 22 72 18 .250 1 5
Muddy Ruel 36 63 12 .190 0 8
Jack Crouch 19 30 5 .167 1 5
Rogers Hornsby 11 9 3 .333 1 2

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
Bump Hadley 45 316.2 15 20 3.92 149
George Blaeholder 38 255.2 15 19 4.72 63
Ed Wells 36 203.2 6 14 4.20 58
Lloyd Brown 8 39 1 6 7.15 7

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
Rollie Stiles 31 115 3 7 5.01 29
Wally Hebert 33 88.1 4 6 5.30 19
Jack Knott 20 82.2 1 8 5.01 19
Dick Coffman 21 81 3 7 5.89 19
Garland Braxton 5 8.1 0 1 9.72 5

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
Sam Gray 38 7 4 4 4.10 36
Hank McDonald 25 0 4 0 8.64 22

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A San Antonio Missions Texas League Hank Severeid
A Joplin Miners Western League Runt Marr

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Antonio[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Rogers Hornsby page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References