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1939 Boston Bees season

1939 Boston Bees
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 63–88 (.417)
League place 7th
Other information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Casey Stengel
Local radio WAAB
(Frankie Frisch)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 4.5 .601
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 69 12.5 .549
Chicago Cubs 84 70 13 .545
New York Giants 77 74 18.5 .510
Pittsburgh Pirates 68 85 28.5 .444
Boston Bees 63 88 32.5 .417
Philadelphia Phillies 45 106 50.5 .298

Notable transactions

Roster

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 Lopez, AlAl Lopez 131 412 104 .252 8 49
SS Miller, EddieEddie Miller 77 296 79 .267 4 31
OF West, MaxMax West 130 449 128 .285 19 62

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
Simmons, AlAl Simmons 93 330 93 .282 7 43
Clemens, ChetChet Clemens 9 23 5 .217 0 1
Hill, OliverOliver Hill 2 2 1 .500 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
Turner, JimJim Turner 25 157.2 4 11 4.26 50
Fette, LouLou Fette 27 146 10 10 2.96 35

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
Shoffner, MiltMilt Shoffner 25 132.1 4 6 3.13 51
Errickson, DickDick Errickson 28 128.1 6 9 4.00 33
Sullivan, JoeJoe Sullivan 31 113.2 6 9 3.64 46
Earley, TomTom Earley 14 40 1 4 4.72 9
Barnicle, GeorgeGeorge Barnicle 6 18.1 2 2 4.91 15
Callahan, JoeJoe Callahan 4 17.1 1 0 3.12 8

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
Weir, RoyRoy Weir 2 0 0 0 0.00 2

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Hartford Bees Eastern League Fresco Thompson
B Evansville Bees Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Bob Coleman
C Utica Braves Canadian-American League Amby McConnell, Chink Zachary and Mike Diffley
C Allentown Dukes Interstate League Pete Weimer, George Hennessey and Lou Parisse
C Charleston Senators Middle Atlantic League Ed Hall
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Hughie Wise
D Bradford Bees PONY League John Rosar

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Allentown[5]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Johnny Dickshot page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Oliver Hill page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Milt Shoffner page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References

  • 1939 Boston Bees season at Baseball Reference
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