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1938 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-61 .591
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 902-751 + 151
Roster Continuity 74.36% 10/15
Manager(s): Joe Cronin
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 646,459 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Pitching Coach: Herb Pennock
Third Base Coach: Tom Daly
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9953.651--
8861.5919.5
8666.56613.0
8470.54516.0
7576.49723.5
6583.43932.0
5597.36244.0
5399.34946.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Doc CramerOF32   14865811619836807149511935 .301.354.380734.079.149.3100.37--250717
7Joe VosmikOF28   14662112120137698603592627 .324.384.446830.122.213.3280.4469.0277689
3Jimmie Foxx1B30   14956513919733950175541197601 .349.462.7041166.356.568.3350.6411.3398685
4Joe CroninSS31   143530981725151794759160511 .325.428.536964.211.387.3420.6631.2284637
5Pinky Higgins3B29   139524771592955106109715517 .303.388.406794.103.240.3320.77104.8213603
1Bobby Doerr2B20   145509701472675805105939022 .289.363.397760.108.214.3050.66101.8202590
9Ben ChapmanOF29   12748092163408680136653308 .340.418.494912.154.304.3560.5180.0237553
2Gene DesautelsC31   1083334797162248115731111 .291.396.369765.078.249.3170.54166.5123402
23Johnny PeacockC28   721952959711394117402 .303.358.364722.062.164.3050.24195.071214
24Red NonnenkampOF26   8718037514101861211303 .283.358.317675.033.178.3050.62--57204
6Eric McNairSS-2B29   46969151107013601 .156.182.188370.031.052.1672.00--18100
21Fritz OstermuellerP30   33747164109004803 .216.256.297553.081.135.2422.00--2281
17Jim BagbyP21   456810134007001818 .191.214.250464.059.074.2178.00--1778
18Jack WilsonP26   37687152007002806 .221.243.250493.029.059.2504.00--1776
26Jim Tabor3B21   19578183218011601 .316.328.491819.175.175.3406.0057.02859
10Lefty GroveP38   24548800080072507 .148.246.148394.000.130.2763.57--868
12Johnny MarcumP28   1937350003006900 .135.256.135391.000.162.1791.50--543
16Emerson DickmanP23   32358102013005902 .286.375.429804.143.286.3601.8035.01542
14Archie McKainP27   3731321001003902 .065.147.097244.032.129.0913.00--336
19Joe HevingP37   1630241002001703 .133.161.167328.033.067.1747.00--534
11Bill HarrisP38   1328460005001302 .214.241.214455.000.036.2403.00--631
22Moe BergC36   1012040000000100 .333.333.333666.000.000.364----412
11Charlie WagnerP25   1312220000000200 .167.167.167334.000.000.200----212
25Fabian GaffkeOF24   1510210001003200 .100.308.100408.000.300.1250.67--113
27Dick MidkiffP23   1310121001000200 .200.200.300500.100.100.250----310
15Lee RogersP24   146100000002100 .000.250.000250.000.333.0000.50--08
15Al BakerP32   34000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
1Bill LefebvreP22   11110011000000 1.0001.0004.00050003.0003.000---1.041
12Ted OlsonP25   21000000000000 .000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals16565229902156629856988605551649462130112 .299.377.434811.135.260.3140.7153.422705990
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Jim Bagby21   15114.214325101122198.221811093990735001.559.860.414.073.300.81
18Jack Wilson26   15154.29372711371194.2200108931691962001.499.230.744.204.431.05
21Fritz Ostermueller30   1354.58311810182176.219998901558465001.4510.120.762.952.340.79
10Lefty Grove38   1443.07242112131163.21696556852993001.359.270.442.855.431.90
16Emerson Dickman23   555.2832113170104.01177461954222201.6410.130.784.671.900.41
14Archie McKain27   544.503751016699.21196050644270001.6310.710.543.962.430.61
12Johnny Marcum28   564.111511703092.111349421125251001.5011.051.082.452.451.00
19Joe Heving37   813.731611712282.0943534522340101.4110.320.552.413.731.55
11Bill Harris38   554.051311512180.1833936521260001.309.340.562.362.931.24
11Charlie Wagner25   138.27136104036.2473634524140001.9211.431.225.843.410.58
27Dick Midkiff23   115.14132005035.1433020521101001.8311.061.295.402.570.48
15Lee Rogers24   116.43142007027.232242041870101.7910.291.295.792.250.39
15Al Baker32   009.003000107.213882220001.8814.632.252.252.251.00
12Ted Olson25   006.432000207.09550221001.5711.570.002.572.571.00
8Doc Cramer32   004.501000104.03220310001.506.750.006.752.250.33
1Bill Lefebvre22   0013.501000104.08662000002.0018.004.500.000.00--
19Bill Humphrey27   009.002000202.05220100003.0022.500.004.500.000.00
Batting Totals88614.4629715067983151316147275165210252848420401.5210.070.703.613.310.92
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gene DesautelsC1084235277.9850.00
Johnny PeacockC571771232.9840.00
Moe BergC7111011.0000.00
Fabian GaffkeC111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jimmie Foxx1B149128211619153.9870.00
Red Nonnenkamp1B5160011.0000.00
Moe Berg1B130011.0000.00
Johnny Peacock1B19012.9000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Doerr2B14537242026118.9680.00
Eric McNair2B142740312.9570.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pinky Higgins3B1381402723928.9140.00
Jim Tabor3B11152552.8890.00
Eric McNair3B34110.8330.00
Ben Chapman3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe CroninSS14230444936110.9540.00
Eric McNairSS15122863.8700.00
Jim TaborSS23533.7270.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Doc CramerOF1484171563.9860.00
Joe VosmikOF1463021474.9780.00
Ben ChapmanOF12626715105.9660.00
Red NonnenkampOF3985531.9680.00
Fabian GaffkeOF20000.0000.00
Johnny PeacockOF110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim BagbyP43198164333.9522.68
Archie McKainP3799102621.9473.27
Jack WilsonP37194152732.9331.95
Emerson DickmanP32104418021.0001.90
Fritz OstermuellerP31176153043.9182.30
Lefty GroveP24163029001.0001.60
Joe HevingP168282214.9683.29
Johnny MarcumP1592315001.0001.76
Lee RogersP142731121.8754.63
Bill HarrisP1380214021.0001.80
Dick MidkiffP133527001.0002.31
Charlie WagnerP133624001.0001.49
Al BakerP3711001.0002.50
Bill HumphreyP220000.0000.00
Ted OlsonP2701001.0001.29
Doc CramerP1401001.0002.25
Bill LefebvreP140000.0000.00


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