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1953 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-69 .549
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 656-632 + 24
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,026,133 6/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Del Baker
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Pitching Coach: Bill McKechnie
Third Base Coach: Ski Melillo
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9952.656--
9262.5978.5
8965.57811.5
8469.54916.0
7676.50023.5
6094.39040.5
5995.38341.5
54100.35146.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
37Jim PiersallOF2358576159
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9
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3
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521110415291912.272.329.354683.082.154.2941.27195.0207654
10Billy Goodman2B2751473161
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33
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5
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2
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41145711282.313.384.409793.095.200.3170.19257.0210581
38Tom UmphlettOF2349553140
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27
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5
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3
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594234302711.283.331.376707.093.166.2970.88165.0186538
3Dick Gernert1B2449473125
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1
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21
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71078882539.253.371.415786.162.326.2660.9323.5205590
22Sammy WhiteC2447659130
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34
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2
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13
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643229482815.273.318.435753.162.225.2821.6636.6207515
1George Kell3B3046068141
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2
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12
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735252225310.307.383.483866.176.296.3030.4238.3222520
2Milt BollingSS223233085
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5
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281423413134.263.318.353671.090.152.2891.7864.6114362
31Hoot EversOF323003972
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31212341349.240.301.390691.150.230.2461.7827.3117330
36Gene StephensOF202213045
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18332956221.204.302.290592.086.217.2591.9373.764254
29Floyd Baker3B361722247
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024022410125.273.365.320685.047.174.2900.42--55199
5Ted Lepcio2B-SS221611738
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11001724125.236.313.360673.124.230.2561.4140.358181
6Johnny LiponSS301451831
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0013101416075.214.283.262545.048.152.2401.14--38166
33Del WilberC341121627
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2900621115.241.286.500786.259.313.2383.5016.056120
17Mel ParnellP3194721
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00910416060.223.255.266521.043.096.2694.00--25104
19Mickey McDermottP2493928
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1301213002.301.316.419735.118.129.3426.5093.03995
9Ted WilliamsOF34911737
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34011910001.407.509.9011410.495.692.3530.537.082110
32Al ZarillaOF34671113
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004011413003.194.333.224557.030.224.2410.93--1581
8Billy Consolo3B-2B1865914
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612223000.215.239.323562.108.123.31711.5065.02167
27Hal BrownP2858517
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100125140.293.328.431759.138.155.3082.5058.02565
34Karl OlsonOF225757
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60019004.123.138.211349.088.105.1289.0057.01258
20Sid HudsonP385037
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060124023.140.173.180353.040.060.1522.00--954
21Willard NixonP254248
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0030059010.190.277.214491.024.143.2421.80--948
11Gus NiarhosC323567
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020144110.200.300.286586.086.171.2261.00--1041
28Bill HenryP253226
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0400010001.188.188.281469.094.094.273----932
16Ellis KinderP3829311
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0020006010.379.379.414793.034.034.478----1230
25Ben FlowersP261903
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0010008011.158.158.263421.105.105.273----520
15Marv GrissomP35180000000004020.000.000.0000.000.000.000----020
23Hersh FreemanP241101
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00000003001.091.091.091182.000.000.125----111
15Ike DelockP231011
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00000015000.100.182.100282.000.100.2005.00--111
12Jack Merson2B3140000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
18Frank SullivanP23401
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00000001000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
7Dom DiMaggio36301
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00000001000.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
14Ken HolcombeP3420000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Bill KennedyP32201
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00000001010.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----13
14Bill WerleP3220000000010000.000.333.000333.000.500.0000.00--03
30Clyde Vollmer3100000000010000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals19435246656138525537101614334549560038099109.264.327.384711.120.213.2831.2151.920175840
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Mel Parnell312183.063834125202412179882151161367001.388.100.564.335.081.17
19Mickey McDermott2418103.013230841020616982699109925101.357.380.394.764.020.84
27Hal Brown281164.663025613016617794861657627001.419.600.873.093.361.09
20Sid Hudson38693.523017406215616465611349600001.379.460.752.833.461.22
21Willard Nixon25483.92231551201161145751659571001.488.770.464.544.380.97
16Ellis Kinder381061.85690005127107843022838391101.147.070.673.203.281.03
28Bill Henry25553.242112413185863931433561001.389.000.423.455.861.70
25Ben Flowers26143.873261113379873934624362001.419.910.682.734.101.50
15Marv Grissom35264.731311111059613431530312001.549.310.764.584.731.03
15Ike Delock23314.41231009148602724220220101.6311.020.373.674.041.10
23Hersh Freeman24145.54182007039503124217151001.7211.540.463.923.460.88
18Frank Sullivan23115.54140001025241616311170001.358.311.043.815.881.55
18Bill Kennedy32003.75160009224241310217140001.719.000.756.385.250.82
14Bill Werle32011.50500020117321140000.675.250.750.753.004.00
14Ken Holcombe34106.0030002169440311002.0013.500.004.501.500.33
Pitching Totals84693.59367153411411237137313336325479258464228301.408.740.603.834.211.10
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sammy WhiteC1315886899.9860.00
Del WilberC2890720.9800.00
Gus NiarhosC1661512.9850.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick Gernert1B13612238419139.9860.00
Billy Goodman1B2015113618.9650.00
Del Wilber1B2180021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Goodman2B1122673061588.9740.00
Ted Lepcio2B347185325.9810.00
Floyd Baker2B164536112.9880.00
Billy Consolo2B112329110.9810.00
Jack Merson2B13410.8750.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Kell3B1241142311023.9720.00
Floyd Baker3B37225736.9630.00
Billy Consolo3B1631853.8080.00
Ted Lepcio3B11101822.9330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Milt BollingSS1091743212371.9560.00
Johnny LiponSS58851501226.9510.00
Ted LepcioSS201552110.9850.00
Al RichterSS111011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim PiersallOF1513521557.9870.00
Tom UmphlettOF1363821271.9830.00
Hoot EversOF93161320.9880.00
Gene StephensOF72113240.9660.00
Ted WilliamsOF2631111.9700.00
Karl OlsonOF2431110.9700.00
Al ZarillaOF1817110.9470.00
George KellOF740001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ellis KinderP691071018001.0002.36
Mel ParnellP38241102724.9491.38
Ben FlowersP327941512.9502.16
Mickey McDermottP3220654023.9571.97
Hal BrownP3016682712.9721.90
Sid HudsonP30156132612.9752.25
Ike DelockP234815001.0001.12
Willard NixonP2311671821.9261.94
Bill HenryP218541110.9371.58
Hersh FreemanP183907001.0001.62
Bill KennedyP16242320.7141.87
Frank SullivanP142542001.0002.14
Marv GrissomP135935011.0001.22
Bill WerleP51106011.0004.82
Ken HolcombeP3611001.0003.00


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