1943 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record72–80 (.474)
League place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Donald Lee Barnes
General manager(s)Bill DeWitt
Manager(s)Luke Sewell
Local radioKWK
(Dizzy Dean, Johnny O'Hara)
KXOK
(France Laux, Ron Rawson)
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The 1943 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 72 wins and 80 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 56 0.636 54–23 44–33
Washington Senators 84 69 0.549 13½ 44–32 40–37
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 15½ 44–33 38–38
Chicago White Sox 82 72 0.532 16 40–36 42–36
Detroit Tigers 78 76 0.506 20 45–32 33–44
St. Louis Browns 72 80 0.474 25 44–33 28–47
Boston Red Sox 68 84 0.447 29 39–36 29–48
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 0.318 49 27–51 22–54


Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1943 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 Frankie Hayes 88 250 47 .188 5 30
1B George McQuinn 125 449 109 .243 12 74
2B Don Gutteridge 132 538 147 .273 1 36
SS Vern Stephens 137 512 148 .289 22 91
3B Harlond Clift 105 379 88 .232 3 25
OF Mike Chartak 108 344 88 .256 10 37
OF Milt Byrnes 129 429 120 .280 4 50
OF Chet Laabs 151 580 145 .250 17 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
Mark Christman 98 336 91 .271 2 35
Al Zarilla 70 228 58 .254 2 17
Rick Ferrell 74 209 50 .239 0 20
Mike Kreevich 60 161 41 .255 0 10
Joe Schultz Jr. 46 92 22 .239 0 8
Ellis Clary 23 69 19 .275 0 5
Tony Criscola 29 52 8 .154 0 1
Floyd Baker 22 46 8 .174 0 4
Hal Epps 8 35 10 .286 0 1
Don Heffner 18 33 4 .121 0 2
Hank Schmulbach 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
Denny Galehouse 31 224.0 11 11 2.77 114
Steve Sundra 32 208.0 15 11 3.25 44
Bob Muncrief 35 205.0 13 12 2.81 80
Johnny Niggeling 20 150.1 6 8 3.17 73
Bobo Newsom 10 52.1 1 6 7.39 37
Al LaMacchia 1 4.0 0 1 11.25 2

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
Nels Potter 33 168.1 10 5 2.78 80
Al Hollingsworth 35 154.0 6 13 4.21 63
Fritz Ostermueller 11 28.2 0 2 5.02 4
Al Milnar 3 14.2 1 2 5.52 7
Paul Dean 3 13.1 0 0 3.38 1

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
George Caster 35 6 8 8 2.12 43
Charlie Fuchs 13 0 0 0 4.04 9
Archie McKain 10 1 1 0 3.94 6
Sid Peterson 3 2 0 0 2.70 0
Fred Sanford 3 0 0 0 1.93 2
Jack Kramer 3 0 0 0 8.00 4
Ox Miller 2 0 0 0 12.00 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Jack Fournier

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Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ Hal Epps page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ As Good As It Got, The 1944 St. Louis Browns, p.55, David Alan Heller, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina, 2003, ISBN 0-7385-3199-5
  3. ^ Paul Dean page at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007
  5. ^ As Good As It Got, The 1944 St. Louis Browns, p. 93, David Alan Heller, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina, 2003, ISBN 0-7385-3199-5