1941 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local radioWCPO
(Harry Hartman)
WSAI
(Roger Baker, Dick Bray)
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The 1941 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 88–66, 12 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 100 54 0.649 52–25 48–29
St. Louis Cardinals 97 56 0.634 53–24 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 88 66 0.571 12 45–34 43–32
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 73 0.526 19 45–32 36–41
New York Giants 74 79 0.484 25½ 38–39 36–40
Chicago Cubs 70 84 0.455 30 38–39 32–45
Boston Braves 62 92 0.403 38 32–44 30–48
Philadelphia Phillies 43 111 0.279 57 23–52 20–59

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 4–18–2 11–11 9–13 6–16 14–8 10–12 8–14
Brooklyn 18–4–2 13–9 14–8 14–8 18–4 12–10 11–11–1
Chicago 11–11 9–13 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 9–13 10–12
Cincinnati 13–9 8–14 14–8 15–7 16–6 12–10 10–12
New York 16–6 8–14 13–9 7–15 16–6 8–14–2 6–15–1
Philadelphia 8–14 4–18 8–14–1 6–16 6–16 6–16 5–17
Pittsburgh 12–10 10–12 13–9 10–12 14–8–2 16–6 6–16
St. Louis 14–8 11–11–1 12–10 12–10 15–6–1 17–5 16–6


Notable transactions

Roster

1941 Cincinnati Reds
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 Ernie Lombardi 117 398 105 .264 10 60
1B Frank McCormick 154 603 162 .269 17 97
2B Lonny Frey 146 543 138 .254 6 59
SS Eddie Joost 152 537 136 .253 4 40
3B Billy Werber 109 418 100 .239 4 46
OF Mike McCormick 110 369 106 .287 4 31
OF Harry Craft 119 413 103 .249 10 59
OF Jim Gleeson 102 301 70 .233 3 34

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
Ernie Koy 67 204 51 .250 2 27
Dick West 67 172 37 .215 1 17
Chuck Aleno 54 169 41 .243 1 18
Lloyd Waner 55 164 42 .256 0 6
Ival Goodman 42 149 40 .268 1 12
Jimmy Ripple 38 102 22 .216 1 9
Eddie Lukon 23 86 23 .267 0 3
Bobby Mattick 20 60 11 .183 0 7
Hank Sauer 9 33 10 .303 0 5
Benny Zientara 9 21 6 .286 0 2
Pep Young 4 12 2 .167 0 0
Johnny Riddle 10 10 3 .300 0 0
Bill Baker 2 1 0 .000 0 0
Eddie Shokes 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Ray Lamanno 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
Bucky Walters 37 302 19 15 2.83 129
Paul Derringer 29 228.1 12 14 3.31 76
Johnny Vander Meer 33 226.1 16 13 2.82 202
Elmer Riddle 33 216.2 19 4 2.24 80

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
Jim Turner 23 113 6 4 3.11 34
Gene Thompson 27 109 6 6 4.87 46
Whitey Moore 23 61.2 2 1 4.38 17
Ray Starr 7 34 3 2 2.65 11
Monte Pearson 7 24.1 1 3 5.18 8

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
Joe Beggs 37 4 3 5 3.79 19
Johnny Hutchings 8 0 0 0 4.09 5
Bob Logan 2 0 1 0 8.10 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Indianapolis Indians American Association Red Killefer
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Oscar Roettger
B Columbia Reds Sally League Cap Crossley
C Tucson Cowboys Arizona–Texas League Lester "Pat" Patterson
C Riverside Reds California League Einar Sorensen
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Bill McCorry
D Cordele Bees Georgia–Florida League Bill Morrell
D Wichita Falls Spudders West Texas–New Mexico League Sammy Hale and Neal Rabe

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Columbia, Tucson, Ogden
Riverside franchise folded, June 29, 1941
[4]

References

  1. ^ Milt Shoffner page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Grant Dunlap page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jimmy Ripple page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007