1942 St. Louis Browns season

1942 St. Louis Browns season

The 1942 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 82 wins and 69 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Notable transactions

Roster

1942 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

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

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
Swift, BobBob Swift 29 76 15 .197 1 8

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
Auker, EldenElden Auker 35 249 14 13 4.08 62
Harris, BobBob Harris 6 33.2 1 5 5.61 9

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

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
Appleton, PetePete Appleton 14 1 1 2 2.96 12
Hanning, LoyLoy Hanning 11 1 1 0 7.79 9
Trotter, BillBill Trotter 3 0 1 0 18.00 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Fred Haney
A1 San Antonio Missions Texas League Ralph Winegarner
B Springfield Browns Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Jimmy Adair
C Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers Canadian-American League Bill Hornsby
D Huntington Jewels Mountain State League Art Scharein
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References

External links

  • 1942 St. Louis Browns team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1942 St. Louis Browns season at baseball-almanac.com