1945 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local radioWCPO
(Waite Hoyt, Lee Allen)
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The 1945 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished seventh in the National League with a record of 61–93, 37 games behind the Chicago Cubs.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 98 56 0.636 49–26 49–30
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 0.617 3 48–29 47–30
Brooklyn Dodgers 87 67 0.565 11 48–30 39–37
Pittsburgh Pirates 82 72 0.532 16 45–34 37–38
New York Giants 78 74 0.513 19 47–30 31–44
Boston Braves 67 85 0.441 30 36–38 31–47
Cincinnati Reds 61 93 0.396 37 36–41 25–52
Philadelphia Phillies 46 108 0.299 52 22–55 24–53

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13–1 7–15 10–12 10–10–2 14–8 7–15 10–12
Brooklyn 13–9–1 8–14–1 11–11 15–7 19–3 12–10 9–13
Chicago 15–7 14–8–1 21–1 11–11 17–5 14–8 6–16
Cincinnati 12–10 11–11 1–21 6–16 12–10 10–12 9–13
New York 10–10–2 7–15 11–11 16–6 17–5 11–11 6–16
Philadelphia 8–14 3–19 5–17 10–12 5–17 6–16 9–13
Pittsburgh 15–7 10–12 8–14 12–10 11–11 16–6 10–12–1
St. Louis 12–10 13–9 16–6 13–9 16–6 13–9 12–10–1


Roster

1945 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 Al Lakeman 76 258 66 .256 8 31
1B Frank McCormick 152 580 160 .276 10 81
2B Woody Williams 133 482 114 .237 0 27
SS Eddie Miller 115 421 100 .238 13 49
3B Steve Mesner 150 540 137 .254 1 52
OF Al Libke 130 449 127 .283 4 53
OF Eric Tipton 108 331 80 .242 5 34
OF Dain Clay 153 656 184 .280 1 50

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
Gee Walker 106 316 80 .253 2 21
Al Unser 67 204 54 .265 3 21
Kermit Wahl 71 194 39 .201 0 10
Dick Sipek 82 156 38 .244 0 13
Hank Sauer 31 116 34 .293 5 20
Wally Flager 21 52 11 .212 0 6
Johnny Riddle 23 45 8 .178 0 2
Joe Just 14 34 5 .147 0 2
Eddie Lukon 2 8 1 .125 0 0
Ray Medeiros 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
Ed Heusser 31 223.0 11 16 3.71 56
Joe Bowman 25 185.2 11 13 3.59 71
Bucky Walters 22 168.0 10 10 2.68 45
Vern Kennedy 24 157.2 5 12 4.00 38
Frank Dasso 16 95.2 4 5 3.67 39
Herm Wehmeier 2 5.0 0 1 12.60 0

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
Howie Fox 45 164.1 8 13 4.93 54
Earl Harrist 14 62.1 2 4 3.61 15
Boom-Boom Beck 11 47.2 2 4 3.40 9
Arnold Carter 13 46.2 2 4 3.09 4
Johnny Hetki 5 32.2 1 2 3.58 9
Elmer Riddle 12 29.2 1 4 8.19 5
Mel Bosser 7 16.0 2 0 3.38 3

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
Hod Lisenbee 31 1 3 1 5.49 14
Mike Modak 20 1 2 1 5.74 7
Guy Bush 4 0 0 1 8.31 1
Al Libke 4 0 0 0 0.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Frank Snyder
C Raleigh Capitals Carolina League Charles Carroll
D Lima Reds Ohio State League Cap Crossley

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References

  1. ^ Eddie Erautt 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