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1949 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 96-58 .623
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 896-667 + 229
Roster Continuity 93.99% 1/16
Manager(s): Joe McCarthy
General Manager: Joe Cronin (1949-09-28), Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,596,650 5/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Johnny Schulte
First Base Coach: Earle Combs
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Third Base Coach: Kiki Cuyler
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9757.630--
9658.6231.0
8965.5788.0
8767.56510.0
8173.52616.0
6391.40934.0
53101.34444.0
50104.32547.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Vern StephensSS28   1556101131773123915922101730019.290.391.539930.249.415.2770.7215.6329711
7Dom DiMaggioOF32   1456051261863458609796552310.307.404.420824.112.274.3280.5775.6254706
6Johnny Pesky3B29   14860411118527726984100194512.306.408.384792.078.250.3140.19302.0232713
9Ted WilliamsOF30   1555661501943934315911162482022.343.490.6501140.307.594.3180.3013.2368730
1Bobby Doerr2B31   13954191167309181092275330731.309.393.497890.189.327.3040.4430.1269623
2Al ZarillaOF30   124474681333249714448514114.281.352.422774.141.243.3001.0652.7200527
10Billy Goodman1B23   122443541322330562058212614.298.382.363745.065.201.3130.36--161509
8Birdie TebbettsC36   122403421091405488162221614.270.369.342711.072.243.2770.3580.6138472
14Matt BattsC27   60157233891331102522104.242.350.369719.127.293.2650.8852.358183
11Billy Hitchcock1B32   5514722306109231711157.204.291.259550.054.163.2210.65--38170
23Tommy O'BrienOF30   49125242850310102112034.224.336.336672.112.288.2270.5741.742149
17Mel ParnellP27   3911492930013003100104.254.274.281555.026.053.2793.33--32127
16Ellis KinderP34   43921112200701624093.130.184.152336.022.076.1764.00--14107
15Joe DobsonP32   33685100002101022051.147.256.147403.000.162.2172.20--1083
22Chuck StobbsP19   265381120050039062.208.250.245495.038.094.2503.00--1362
4Sam MeleOF26   184619110720714023.196.302.261563.065.261.2812.00--1255
3Walt Dropo1B26   11413620010037002.146.205.195400.049.122.1762.33--844
27Lou Stringer2B32   35411011401600510001.268.348.439787.171.293.3332.0041.01846
18Jack KramerP31   213549100300913021.257.409.286695.029.286.4091.44--1046
19,36Mickey McDermottP20   12333730060036000.212.278.303581.091.182.2592.00--1036
24Merl Combs3B29   14245510010090010.208.424.250674.042.417.2080.00--634
21Tex HughsonP33   29221100000006040.045.045.04590.000.000.063----126
2Stan SpenceOF34   7203310010061000.150.346.200546.050.350.1580.17--426
20Walt MastersonP29   18174200000037000.118.250.118368.000.176.2002.33--220
19Mickey HarrisP32   7121100000013021.083.154.083237.000.083.1113.00--115
12Earl JohnsonP30   19111000000017000.000.083.00083.000.091.0007.00--012
26Frank QuinnP21   860100000003000.167.167.167334.000.000.333----16
28Tom Wright25   541110010011000.250.400.500900.250.500.3331.00--25
35Windy McCallP23   531200000000010.667.667.6671334.000.000.667----24
34Babe MartinC29   220000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
33Dave FerrissP27   4111100100000001.0001.0002.00030001.0001.0001.000----21
Batting Totals16305320896150027236131835432583551017078169.282.379.420799.139.299.2930.6140.622376233
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
17Mel Parnell27   2572.78393327452295.12581029181341229001.337.870.244.093.720.91
16Ellis Kinder34   2363.364330196104252.02511039421991381001.398.960.753.544.931.39
15Joe Dobson32   14123.85332712252212.2219103911297874201.489.250.514.103.680.90
22Chuck Stobbs19   1164.03261910020152.014572681075701101.458.590.594.444.140.93
18Jack Kramer31   685.1421187221111.21267064849242101.5610.130.643.941.930.49
19,36Mickey McDermott20   544.051212620080.0633736552502001.447.090.565.855.630.96
21Tex Hughson33   425.312920017377.2824946541353001.589.460.584.734.040.85
20Walt Masterson29   344.25185107455.0583026235190001.699.490.335.733.110.54
12Earl Johnson30   367.53193008049.1654541129201101.9211.940.185.333.670.69
19Mickey Harris32   234.9776201037.2532621320141001.9212.550.714.743.320.70
26Frank Quinn21   002.8680005022.018772940001.237.360.823.681.640.44
35Windy McCall23   0012.005000109.113121221082002.5613.002.0010.008.000.80
28,35Harry Dorish27   002.255000407.27221150001.007.881.131.135.635.00
33Dave Ferriss27   003.864000206.27331410001.579.001.295.141.290.25
28Jack Robinson28   002.253000004.04110111101.259.000.002.252.251.00
25Denny Galehouse37   0013.502000102.04331300003.5018.004.5013.500.000.00
35Johnnie Wittig35   009.001000102.02220200002.009.000.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals96583.9727515584167116137713756676088266159827601.488.990.544.323.910.90
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Birdie TebbettsC118481511113.9800.00
Matt BattsC501932352.9770.00
Babe MartinC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Billy Goodman1B1171069799148.9920.00
Billy Hitchcock1B2925615228.9930.00
Walt Dropo1B1110340131.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Doerr2B13939543917134.9800.00
Lou Stringer2B92520112.9780.00
Billy Hitchcock2B8211515.9730.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny Pesky3B1481843331648.9700.00
Merl Combs3B9121222.9230.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Vern StephensSS15525750827128.9660.00
Merl CombsSS110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ted WilliamsOF1553371263.9830.00
Dom DiMaggioOF14442013101.9770.00
Al ZarillaOF122241644.9840.00
Tommy O'BrienOF3258210.9840.00
Sam MeleOF1120110.9550.00
Stan SpenceOF5141001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ellis KinderP4325272811.9721.25
Mel ParnellP39295853051.0001.86
Joe DobsonP332121230031.0001.78
Tex HughsonP297735021.0000.93
Chuck StobbsP2615252534.9091.78
Jack KramerP21111319021.0001.78
Earl JohnsonP19493510.8891.47
Walt MastersonP18551711.8891.31
Mickey McDermottP128021410.9411.80
Frank QuinnP82233001.0002.45
Mickey HarrisP73728021.0002.42
Harry DorishP5712001.0003.75
Windy McCallP590000.0000.00
Dave FerrissP4610001.0001.45
Jack RobinsonP3412001.0006.75
Denny GalehouseP2201001.0004.50
Johnnie WittigP1201001.0004.50


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