1937 Boston Bees season

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1937 Boston Bees
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 79–73 (.520)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) J.A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s) Bill McKechnie
Local radio WAAB
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1937 Boston Bees season was the 67th season of the franchise. They finished the season with 79 wins and 73 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 95 57 0.625 50–25 45–32
Chicago Cubs 93 61 0.604 3 46–32 47–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 0.558 10 46–32 40–36
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 0.526 15 45–33 36–40
Boston Bees 79 73 0.520 16 43–33 36–40
Brooklyn Dodgers 62 91 0.405 33½ 36–39 26–52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 34½ 29–45 32–47
Cincinnati Reds 56 98 0.364 40 28–51 28–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1937 National League Records

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1937 Boston Bees
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 Al Lopez 105 334 68 .204 3 38
3B Gil English 79 269 78 .290 2 37
OF Gene Moore 148 561 159 .283 16 70
OF Vince DiMaggio 132 493 126 .256 13 69
OF Debs Garms 125 478 124 .259 2 37

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
Roy Johnson 85 260 72 .277 3 22
Wally Berger 30 113 31 .274 5 22
Bobby Reis 45 86 21 .244 0 6
Tommy Thevenow 21 34 4 .118 0 2
Buck Jordan 8 8 2 .250 0 0
Johnny Riddle 2 3 0 .000 0 0
Billy Urbanski 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Link Wasem 2 1 0 .000 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
Lou Fette 35 259 20 10 2.88 70
Jim Turner 33 256.2 20 11 2.38 69
Danny MacFayden 32 246 14 14 2.93 70
Milt Shoffner 6 42.2 3 1 2.53 13

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
Guy Bush 32 180.2 8 15 3.54 56
Johnny Lanning 32 116.2 5 7 3.93 37
Ira Hutchinson 31 91.2 4 6 3.73 29
Frank Gabler 19 76 4 7 5.09 19
Roy Weir 10 33 1 1 3.82 8

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
Bob Smith 18 0 1 3 4.09 14
Bobby Reis 4 0 0 0 1.80 0
Vic Frazier 3 0 0 0 5.63 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Scranton Miners New York–Pennsylvania League Bob Coleman
B Columbia Senators Sally League Eddie Onslow
C Zanesville Grays Middle Atlantic League Possum Whitted
D South Boston-Halifax Twins Bi-State League Jimmy Shelton
D Salisbury Bees North Carolina State League Blackie Carter
D Beaver Falls Bees Pennsylvania State Association Pep Kennedy

[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tommy Thevenow page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]