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1948 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-59 .619
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 907-720 + 187
Manager(s): Joe McCarthy
General Manager: Joe Cronin, Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,558,798 4/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Larry Woodall
First Base Coach: Earle Combs
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Third Base Coach: Del Baker
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9758.626--
9659.6191.0
9460.6102.5
8470.54512.5
7876.50618.5
5994.38637.0
5697.36640.0
51101.33644.5
  • 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 1948 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Matt BattsC5-11200R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    20Earl CaldwellP6-1178R-R431928Not draftedMLB--
    28Cot DealP5-10185B-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    7Dom DiMaggioOF5-9168R-R311940Not draftedMLB--
    15Joe DobsonP6-2197R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Doerr2B5-11175R-R301937Not draftedMLB--
    20Harry DorishP5-11206R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    33Dave FerrissP6-2208L-R261945Not draftedMLB--
    25Denny GalehouseP6-1195R-R361934Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R221947Not draftedMLB--
    19Mickey HarrisP6-0195L-L311940Not draftedMLB--
    11Billy Hitchcock3B-2B6-1185R-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    21Tex HughsonP6-3198R-R321941Not draftedMLB--
    12Earl JohnsonP6-3190L-L291940Not draftedMLB--
    3Jake Jones1B6-3197R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    16Ellis KinderP6-0195R-R331946Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack KramerP6-2190R-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    34Babe MartinOF5-11194R-R281944Not draftedMLB--
    35Windy McCallP6-0180L-L221948Not draftedMLB--
    36Mickey McDermottP6-2170L-L191948Not draftedMLB--
    4Sam MeleOF6-1187R-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    24Wally MosesOF5-10160L-L371935Not draftedMLB--
    27Johnny OstrowskiOF-3B5-10170R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    20Mike PalmP6-3190R-R231948Not draftedMLB--
    17Mel ParnellP6-0180L-L261947Not draftedMLB--
    6Johnny PeskySS-3B5-9168L-R281942Not draftedMLB--
    23Neill SheridanH6-1195R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    2Stan SpenceOF5-10180L-L331940Not draftedMLB--
    5Vern StephensSS-3B5-10185R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    22Chuck StobbsP6-1185L-L181947Not draftedMLB--
    26Lou Stringer2B5-11173R-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    8Birdie TebbettsC5-11170R-R351936Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R291939Not draftedMLB--
    23Tom WrightOF5-11180L-R241948Not draftedMLB--


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