1940 Boston Bees season

1940 Boston Bees season

The 1940 Boston Bees season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Bees finished seventh in the National League with a record of 65 wins and 87 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 -- .654
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 12 .575
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 16 .549
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 22.5 .506
Chicago Cubs 75 79 25.5 .487
New York Giants 72 80 37.5 .474
Boston Bees 65 87 34.5 .428
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 50 .327

Notable transactions

Roster

1940 Boston Bees
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

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
Glossop, AlAl Glossop 60 148 35 .236 3 14
Cuccinello, TonyTony Cuccinello 34 126 34 .270 0 19

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
Salvo, MannyManny Salvo 21 160.2 10 9 3.08 60

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
Earley, TomTom Earley 4 16.1 2 0 3.86 5
Callahan, JoeJoe Callahan 6 15 0 2 10.20 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
Coffman, DickDick Coffman 31 1 5 3 5.40 11
Barnicle, GeorgeGeorge Barnicle 13 1 0 0 7.44 11

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Jack Onslow
B Evansville Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
B York Bees Interstate League Rudy Hulswitt
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Hughie Wise and Harold Sueme
D Bradford Bees PONY League Eddie Onslow and Vic George
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Notes

References

  • 1940 Boston Bees season at Baseball Reference