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1939 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-62 .589
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 890-795 + 95
Roster Continuity 74.60% 10/15
Manager(s): Joe Cronin
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 573,070 8/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Hugh Duffy
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 1939 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    13Elden AukerP6-2194R-R281933Not draftedMLB--
    17Jim BagbyP6-2170R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    22Moe BergC6-1185R-R371923Not draftedMLB--
    6Boze Berger2B-SS6-2180R-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    14Tom Carey2B-SS5-8170R-R321935Not draftedMLB--
    8Doc CramerOF6-2185L-R331929Not draftedMLB--
    4Joe CroninSS5-11180R-R321926Not draftedMLB--
    2Gene DesautelsC5-11170R-R321930Not draftedMLB--
    16Emerson DickmanP6-2175R-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Doerr2B5-11175R-R211937Not draftedMLB--
    26Lou FinneyOF-1B6-0180L-R281931Not draftedMLB--
    3Jimmie Foxx1B6-0195R-R311925Not draftedMLB--
    26Fabian GaffkeOF5-10185R-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    11Denny GalehouseP6-1195R-R271934Not draftedMLB--
    10Lefty GroveP6-3190L-L391925Not draftedMLB--
    19Joe HevingP6-1185R-R381930Not draftedMLB--
    15Bill LefebvreP5-11180L-L231938Not draftedMLB--
    24Red NonnenkampOF5-11185L-L271933Not draftedMLB--
    21Fritz OstermuellerP5-11175L-L311934Not draftedMLB--
    23Johnny PeacockC5-11165L-R291937Not draftedMLB--
    15Woody RichP6-2185L-R231939Not draftedMLB--
    17Bill SaylesP6-2175R-R211939Not draftedMLB--
    5Jim Tabor3B6-2175R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    7Joe VosmikOF6-0185R-R291930Not draftedMLB--
    12Jake WadeP6-2175L-L271936Not draftedMLB--
    25Charlie WagnerP5-11170R-R261938Not draftedMLB--
    25Monte WeaverP6-0170L-R331931Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R201939Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack WilsonP5-11210R-R271934Not draftedMLB--

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