1940 Boston Red Sox

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82-72 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1940 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1940 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 82-72 record. They went 45-34 at home and 37-38 on the road.

What division did the 1940 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1940 Boston Red Sox played in the American League, which didn't have any divisions in 1940.

What was the 1940 Boston Red Sox record by month?

The 1940 Boston Red Sox had their best month in May, when they went 15-6 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was July, when they went 14-18 and had a 43.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-4 63.6% +15
May 15-6 71.4% +18
June 14-16 46.7% -6
July 14-18 43.8% -13
August 19-14 57.6% +4
September 13-14 48.1% +29

Did the 1940 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

No, the Red Sox didn't make the Postseason in 1940.

What was the run differential for the 1940 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of +47. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 80.9 wins, or a 81-73 record in the regular season.

How did the 1940 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1940 Boston Red Sox went 26-22.

How did the 1940 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1940 Boston Red Sox went 13-7 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1940 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1940 Boston Red Sox was a 6 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1940 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1940 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1940 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Apr 16, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 1 - 0
Thu, Apr 18, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 7 - 0
Fri, Apr 19, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 7 - 6
Fri, Apr 19, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Apr 23, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 2
Wed, Apr 24, 1940 vs Washington Senators Loss 6 - 9
Fri, Apr 26, 1940 vs New York Yankees Win 8 - 1
Sat, Apr 27, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Loss 3 - 8
Sun, Apr 28, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 5 - 4 (12)
Mon, Apr 29, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 11 - 3
Tue, Apr 30, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 9
Wed, May 1, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 12 - 4
Fri, May 3, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 9 - 8 (10)
Sat, May 4, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 4 - 1
Sun, May 5, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 6
Mon, May 6, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 5
Tue, May 7, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 4
Wed, May 8, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 4
Thu, May 9, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5 (10)
Fri, May 10, 1940 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 2 (10)
Sat, May 11, 1940 @ New York Yankees Win 9 - 8 (11)
Sun, May 12, 1940 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 4
Tue, May 14, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 6 (10)
Thu, May 16, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 7 - 5
Mon, May 20, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 7 - 10
Tue, May 21, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 11 - 8
Wed, May 22, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 6 - 9
Sun, May 26, 1940 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 7
Tue, May 28, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 4 - 1
Wed, May 29, 1940 @ Philadelphia Athletics Win 8 - 3
Thu, May 30, 1940 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 4
Thu, May 30, 1940 @ New York Yankees Win 11 - 4
Sat, Jun 1, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 6
Sun, Jun 2, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 8
Mon, Jun 3, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 7
Tue, Jun 4, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Jun 5, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Loss 3 - 4 (14)
Thu, Jun 6, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 7, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 7
Sat, Jun 8, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Jun 11, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 2
Wed, Jun 12, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 5
Fri, Jun 14, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 1
Sat, Jun 15, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3 (12)
Sun, Jun 16, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Win 14 - 5
Tue, Jun 18, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 7 - 11 (10)
Wed, Jun 19, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 4 - 6
Thu, Jun 20, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jun 20, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 4 - 11
Fri, Jun 21, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Jun 22, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 7
Sun, Jun 23, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jun 23, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jun 25, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 11 - 7
Tue, Jun 25, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Jun 26, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 1
Fri, Jun 28, 1940 vs Washington Senators Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sat, Jun 29, 1940 vs Washington Senators Loss 7 - 9
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jun 30, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 5 - 4
Mon, Jul 1, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Loss 1 - 9
Tue, Jul 2, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Jul 2, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 15 - 9
Wed, Jul 3, 1940 vs Philadelphia Athletics Win 12 - 11
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 vs New York Yankees Loss 4 - 12
Thu, Jul 4, 1940 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 7
Fri, Jul 5, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 9 - 4
Sat, Jul 6, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 7 - 1
Sun, Jul 7, 1940 @ Washington Senators Loss 4 - 7
Thu, Jul 11, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2 (13)
Sat, Jul 13, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 5
Sat, Jul 13, 1940 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 7
Sun, Jul 14, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 5 - 4 (11)
Sun, Jul 14, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jul 15, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 10 - 6
Wed, Jul 17, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 3
Wed, Jul 17, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 5
Thu, Jul 18, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 8 - 10 (11)
Fri, Jul 19, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 4
Sat, Jul 20, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 6 - 9
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Jul 21, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Jul 23, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 7 - 8
Wed, Jul 24, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 10 - 12
Thu, Jul 25, 1940 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 6
Fri, Jul 26, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 14 - 7
Sat, Jul 27, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Loss 5 - 13
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 3 - 1
Sun, Jul 28, 1940 @ St. Louis Browns Win 13 - 10
Tue, Jul 30, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jul 31, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 11 - 12
Thu, Aug 1, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 2
Fri, Aug 2, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 12 - 9
Sat, Aug 3, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Aug 3, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 14
Sun, Aug 4, 1940 @ Detroit Tigers Win 7 - 3
Mon, Aug 5, 1940 vs New York Yankees Win 4 - 1
Tue, Aug 6, 1940 vs New York Yankees Win 8 - 3
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 vs New York Yankees Win 10 - 7
Wed, Aug 7, 1940 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Aug 8, 1940 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 5
Fri, Aug 9, 1940 @ Washington Senators Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Aug 10, 1940 @ Washington Senators Win 3 - 0
Sun, Aug 11, 1940 @ Washington Senators Loss 1 - 2
Tue, Aug 13, 1940 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 9
Tue, Aug 13, 1940 @ New York Yankees Loss 8 - 19
Wed, Aug 14, 1940 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 8
Thu, Aug 15, 1940 @ New York Yankees Win 11 - 1
Fri, Aug 16, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 7 - 6 (10)
Sat, Aug 17, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 12 - 9
Sun, Aug 18, 1940 vs Washington Senators Win 4 - 2
Mon, Aug 19, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Win 16 - 7
Tue, Aug 20, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 6 - 11
Wed, Aug 21, 1940 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Aug 22, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Sat, Aug 24, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 12
Sat, Aug 24, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 7
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Aug 25, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns Win 17 - 3
Mon, Aug 26, 1940 vs St. Louis Browns