1943 Cincinnati Reds season

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1943 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie
Local radioWSAI
(Roger Baker, Dick Bray)
WKRC
(Lee Allen, Waite Hoyt)
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The 1943 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the National League with a record of 87–67, 18 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 0.682 58–21 47–28
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 18 48–29 39–38
Brooklyn Dodgers 81 72 0.529 23½ 46–31 35–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 74 0.519 25 47–30 33–44
Chicago Cubs 74 79 0.484 30½ 36–38 38–41
Boston Braves 68 85 0.444 36½ 38–39 30–46
Philadelphia Phillies 64 90 0.416 41 33–43 31–47
New York Giants 55 98 0.359 49½ 34–43 21–55

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1943 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–9 8–14 11–11 11–11 11–11 12–10 3–19
Brooklyn 9–12 10–12 13–9 14–8 17–5 11–11 7–15
Chicago 14–8 12–10 9–13 12–9–1 10–12 8–14 9–13
Cincinnati 11–11 9–13 13–9 16–6–1 19–3 9–13 10–12
New York 11–11 8–14 9–12–1 6–16–1 8–14–1 9–13 4–18
Philadelphia 11–11 5–17 12–10 3–19 14–8–1 10–12–1 9–13–1
Pittsburgh 10–12 11–11 14–8 13–9 13–9 12–10–1 7–15–2
St. Louis 19–3 15–7 13–9 12–10 18–4 13–9–1 15–7–2


Roster[edit]

1943 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Ray Mueller 141 427 111 .260 8 52
1B Frank McCormick 126 472 143 .303 8 59
2B Lonny Frey 144 586 154 .263 2 43
SS Eddie Miller 154 576 129 .224 2 71
3B Steve Mesner 137 504 137 .272 0 52
OF Max Marshall 132 508 120 .236 4 39
OF Eric Tipton 140 493 142 .288 9 49
OF Gee Walker 114 429 105 .245 3 54

Other batters[edit]

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
Bert Haas 101 332 87 .262 4 44
Estel Crabtree 95 254 70 .276 2 26
Dain Clay 49 93 25 .269 0 9
Woody Williams 30 69 26 .377 0 11
Al Lakeman 22 55 14 .255 0 6
Tony DePhillips 35 20 2 .100 0 2
Mike McCormick 4 15 2 .133 0 0
Chuck Aleno 7 10 3 .300 0 1
Charlie Brewster 7 8 1 .125 0 0
Lon Goldstein 5 5 1 .200 0 0
Dick West 3 0 0 ---- 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Johnny Vander Meer 36 289 15 16 2.87 174
Elmer Riddle 36 260.1 21 11 2.63 69
Bucky Walters 34 246.1 15 15 3.54 80
Ray Starr 36 217.1 11 10 3.64 42

Other pitchers[edit]

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 26 91 4 3 3.46 28

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Clyde Shoun 45 14 5 7 3.06 61
Joe Beggs 39 7 6 6 2.34 28
Rocky Stone 13 0 1 0 4.38 11
Bob Malloy 6 0 0 0 6.30 4
Jack Niemes 3 0 0 0 6.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A1 Birmingham Barons Southern Association Johnny Riddle

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Syracuse[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]