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1938 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1938 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Jim BagbyP6-2170R-R211938Not draftedMLB--
    15Al BakerP5-11170R-R321938Not draftedMLB--
    22Moe BergC6-1185R-R361923Not draftedMLB--
    9Ben ChapmanP-OF6-0190R-R291930Not draftedMLB--
    8Doc CramerOF6-2185L-R321929Not draftedMLB--
    4Joe CroninSS5-11180R-R311926Not draftedMLB--
    2Gene DesautelsC5-11170R-R311930Not draftedMLB--
    16Emerson DickmanP6-2175R-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Doerr2B5-11175R-R201937Not draftedMLB--
    3Jimmie Foxx1B6-0195R-R301925Not draftedMLB--
    25Fabian GaffkeOF5-10185R-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    10Lefty GroveP6-3190L-L381925Not draftedMLB--
    11Bill HarrisP6-1180R-R381923Not draftedMLB--
    19Joe HevingP6-1185R-R371930Not draftedMLB--
    5Pinky Higgins3B6-1185R-R291930Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill HumphreyP6-0180R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    1Bill LefebvreP5-11180L-L221938Not draftedMLB--
    12Johnny MarcumP5-11197L-R281933Not draftedMLB--
    14Archie McKainP5-10175B-L271937Not draftedMLB--
    6Eric McNairSS-2B5-8160R-R291929Not draftedMLB--
    27Dick MidkiffP6-2185R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    24Red NonnenkampOF5-11185L-L261933Not draftedMLB--
    12Ted OlsonP6-2185R-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    21Fritz OstermuellerP5-11175L-L301934Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny PeacockC5-11165L-R281937Not draftedMLB--
    15Lee RogersP5-11170R-L241938Not draftedMLB--
    26Jim Tabor3B6-2175R-R211938Not draftedMLB--
    7Joe VosmikOF6-0185R-R281930Not draftedMLB--
    11Charlie WagnerP5-11170R-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack WilsonP5-11210R-R261934Not draftedMLB--

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