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1947 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-71 .539
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 720-669 + 51
Roster Continuity 81.46% 3/16
Manager(s): Joe Cronin
General Manager: Joe Cronin, Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,427,315 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Carey
First Base Coach: Larry Woodall
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Third Base Coach: Del Baker
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
8569.55212.0
8371.53914.0
8074.51917.0
7876.50619.0
7084.45527.0
6490.41633.0
5995.38338.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
6Johnny PeskySS27   15563810620727803912972220910.324.393.392785.067.185.3360.31--250719
1Bobby Doerr2B29   14656179145231017953359470425.258.329.426755.168.273.2580.8033.0239624
9Ted WilliamsOF28   1565281251814093211401162472110.343.499.6341133.292.597.3320.2916.5335693
7Dom DiMaggioOF30   1365137514521587110674623912.283.376.390766.107.259.3090.8464.1200599
14Sam MeleOF24   1234537113714812730337351611.302.356.448804.146.221.3080.9537.8203497
3Jake Jones1B26   10940450951431676544160337.235.310.403713.168.272.2411.4625.3163451
8Birdie TebbettsC34   902912287100128242130048.299.346.344690.045.110.3311.43291.0100316
24Wally MosesOF36   902553270182227302716036.275.344.384728.110.227.2870.59127.598285
39Eddie Pellagrini3B-SS29   74231294781419222335273.203.281.299580.095.195.2241.5257.869263
3Rudy York1B33   481841639706270022320010.212.296.348644.136.255.2261.4530.764206
16Roy ParteeC29   60169143920016001823054.231.305.243548.012.118.2671.28--41192
17Sam Dente3B25   46168143942011011915026.232.310.280590.048.155.2550.79--47189
10Don Gutteridge2B-3B35   5413120222025311713031.168.264.229493.061.206.1720.7665.530151
33Dave FerrissP25   529911275301900710005.273.321.384705.111.182.3031.43--38106
11Leon CulbersonOF27   4784102010011111210332.238.354.250604.012.155.2700.83--21102
15Joe DobsonP30   3377416010300722070.208.274.234508.026.117.2913.14--1891
32Merl Combs3B27   176881510160099203.221.329.279608.059.191.2411.0068.01979
8Hal WagnerC31   216551530060095011.231.324.277601.046.185.2500.56--1875
21Tex HughsonP31   296132100200522041.033.106.049155.016.098.0514.40--370
25Denny GalehouseP35   215215000300119091.096.113.096209.000.019.15219.00--562
5Rip Russell3B32   26528810130087024.154.267.231498.077.231.1590.8852.01262
12Earl JohnsonP28   4644112100400110023.273.289.295584.023.045.35310.00--1347
20Harry DorishP25   413525200100114042.143.167.200367.057.086.23814.00--740
17Mel ParnellP25   15181100010004000.056.056.056112.000.000.071----118
5Matt BattsC25   7163810150011000.500.529.7501279.250.313.5001.0016.01217
2Eddie McGahC25   9141000020030000.000.176.000176.000.214.0000.00--017
25Frankie HayesC32   5130200010001000.154.154.154308.000.000.167----213
29Strick Shofner3B27   5131201000003000.154.154.308462.154.154.200----413
26Bill ZuberP34   20130200000023022.154.267.154421.000.154.2001.50--217
19Mickey HarrisP30   15122501020032010.417.533.5831116.167.417.5000.67--716
28Billy GoodmanOF21   12111200010012000.182.250.182432.000.091.2222.00--212
38Johnny MurphyP38   32111300010024000.273.385.273658.000.182.4292.00--313
23Tommy FineP32   991300010020020.333.455.333788.000.222.3330.00--313
37Bob KlingerP39   2891100000002020.111.111.111222.000.000.143----111
17Eddie SmithP33   861100000011001.167.286.167453.000.167.2001.00--17
18Tom McBrideOF32   250100000000001.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
27Leslie AuldsC26   340100000001000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
29Cot DealP24   641200010000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----24
42Chuck StobbsP17   410000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals18005322720141220654103674413566758916095140.265.347.382729.117.244.2830.8851.720356084
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
15Joe Dobson30   1882.95333115111228.22038475157311011101.217.980.592.874.321.51
33Dave Ferriss25   12114.05332814100218.1241106981492646101.539.950.583.802.640.70
21Tex Hughson31   12113.33292613330189.1173867017711190001.298.240.813.385.671.68
25Denny Galehouse35   1173.32212111300149.01506055734380001.239.060.422.052.301.12
12Earl Johnson28   12112.98451763178142.11296347762651101.358.180.443.934.121.05
20Harry Dorish25   784.7041920122136.01498071654502101.499.860.403.573.310.93
38Johnny Murphy38   002.783200016354.241171712892001.256.710.164.581.470.32
19Mickey Harris30   542.42156107051.2422014323350001.257.270.523.986.061.52
17Mel Parnell25   236.35155105050.2604136127234101.7110.590.184.764.060.85
26Bill Zuber34   105.29201008050.2603230431234001.7810.590.715.474.060.74
37Bob Klinger39   113.862800017542.0422018524121101.579.001.075.142.570.50
23Tommy Fine32   125.5097101036.0412422019101001.6710.250.004.752.500.53
17Eddie Smith33   137.4183003017.0181414318151002.129.531.599.537.940.83
29Cot Deal24   019.0052002012.22013130762002.0813.850.004.854.150.86
42Chuck Stobbs17   016.004100009.0106601051002.2210.000.0010.005.000.50
27Bill Butland29   004.501000002.03110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
32Al Widmar22   0018.002000101.11221210003.009.009.0018.009.000.50
Batting Totals83713.8134115764119319139113836695898457558636601.418.950.543.723.791.02
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Birdie TebbettsC8933250107.9740.00
Roy ParteeC542072664.9750.00
Hal WagnerC2182921.9780.00
Eddie McGahC724311.9640.00
Matt BattsC6152011.0000.00
Frankie HayesC420221.9170.00
Leslie AuldsC370001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jake Jones1B10910187310110.9910.00
Rudy York1B4839536245.9950.00
Sam Mele1B150001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Doerr2B14637646616118.9810.00
Don Gutteridge2B20383758.9370.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sam Dente3B464083811.9390.00
Eddie Pellagrini3B42346687.9260.00
Johnny Pesky3B22253817.9840.00
Don Gutteridge3B19183633.9470.00
Merl Combs3B171742061.0000.00
Rip Russell3B1372932.9230.00
Leon Culberson3B41411.8330.00
Strick Shofner3B437011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny PeskySS1332513911690.9760.00
Eddie PellagriniSS263976610.9500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ted WilliamsOF1563471092.9750.00
Dom DiMaggioOF13441319104.9770.00
Sam MeleOF1162331021.9920.00
Wally MosesOF58109230.9740.00
Leon CulbersonOF2535210.9740.00
Billy GoodmanOF120001.0000.00
Tom McBrideOF121001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Earl JohnsonP4514243125.9462.22
Harry DorishP41136102740.9022.45
Joe DobsonP332281325011.0001.50
Dave FerrissP33218133322.9581.90
Johnny MurphyP325451010.9372.49
Tex HughsonP29189102513.9721.67
Bob KlingerP284244001.0001.71
Denny GalehouseP21149821021.0001.75
Bill ZuberP205027001.0001.61
Mickey HarrisP155128011.0001.76
Mel ParnellP15500710.8751.25
Tommy FineP936412011.0004.00
Eddie SmithP8170210.6671.06
Cot DealP51212001.0002.21
Chuck StobbsP4910001.0001.00
Al WidmarP210000.0000.00
Bill ButlandP120000.0000.00


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