1942 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local radioWCPO
(Sam Balter)
WSAI
(Roger Baker, Dick Bray)
WKRC
(Waite Hoyt, Dick Nesbitt)
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The 1942 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the National League with a record of 76–76, 29 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 0.688 60–17 46–31
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 0.675 2 57–22 47–28
New York Giants 85 67 0.559 20 47–31 38–36
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 0.500 29 38–39 38–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 0.449 36½ 41–34 25–47
Chicago Cubs 68 86 0.442 38 36–41 32–45
Boston Braves 59 89 0.399 44 33–36 26–53
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 0.278 62½ 23–51 19–58

Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1942 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 Ray Lamanno 111 371 98 .264 12 43
1B Frank McCormick 145 564 156 .277 13 89
2B Lonny Frey 141 523 139 .266 2 39
SS Eddie Joost 142 562 126 .224 6 41
3B Bert Haas 154 585 140 .239 6 54
OF Gee Walker 119 422 97 .230 5 50
OF Max Marshall 131 530 135 .255 7 43
OF Eric Tipton 63 207 46 .222 4 18

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
Ival Goodman 87 226 55 .243 0 15
Mike McCormick 40 135 32 .237 1 11
Rollie Hemsley 36 115 13 .113 0 7
Harry Craft 37 113 20 .177 0 6
Frankie Kelleher 38 110 20 .182 3 12
Dee Phillips 28 84 17 .202 0 6
Dick West 33 79 14 .177 1 8
Clyde Vollmer 12 43 4 .093 1 4
Al Lakeman 20 38 6 .158 0 2
Joe Abreu 9 28 6 .214 1 3
Jim Gleeson 9 20 4 .200 0 2
Hank Sauer 7 20 5 .250 2 4
Chuck Aleno 7 14 2 .143 0 0
Bobby Mattick 6 10 2 .200 0 0
Frank Secory 2 5 0 .000 0 1
Ernie Koy 3 2 0 .000 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
Ray Starr 37 276.2 15 13 2.67 83
Bucky Walters 34 253.2 15 14 2.66 109
Johnny Vander Meer 33 244.0 18 12 2.43 186
Paul Derringer 29 208.2 10 11 3.06 68

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
Elmer Riddle 29 158.1 7 11 3.69 78
Junior Thompson 29 101.2 4 7 3.36 35

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 38 6 5 8 2.13 24
Clyde Shoun 34 1 3 0 2.23 32
Jim Turner 3 0 0 0 10.80 0
Ewell Blackwell 2 0 0 0 6.00 1
Whitey Moore 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Johnny Riddle
B Columbia Reds Sally League Cap Crossley
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Bill McCorry
D Cordele Reds Georgia–Florida League Frank O'Rourke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Syracuse[2]

References

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