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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
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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
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Matt Batts27050000000000--.977----------------193235
Merl Combs2900009100000--------.9231.000--------13122
Dom DiMaggio320000000001440------------------.9774201310
Joe Dobson323300000000001.000------------------12300
Bobby Doerr310001390000000------.980------------39543917
Harry Dorish27500000000001.000------------------120
Walt Dropo26001100000000----1.000--------------10340
Dave Ferriss27400000000001.000------------------100
Denny Galehouse37200000000001.000------------------010
Billy Goodman230011700000000----.992--------------1069799
Mickey Harris32700000000001.000------------------280
Billy Hitchcock32002980000000----.993.973------------277303
Tex Hughson332900000000001.000------------------350
Earl Johnson30190000000000.889------------------351
Ellis Kinder34430000000000.972------------------7281
Jack Kramer312100000000001.000------------------3190
Babe Martin2901000000000--------------------000
Walt Masterson29180000000000.889------------------171
Windy McCall2350000000000--------------------000
Mickey McDermott20120000000000.941------------------2141
Sam Mele26000000000110------------------.9552011
Tommy O'Brien30000000000320------------------.9845821
Mel Parnell273900000000001.000------------------8530
Johnny Pesky290000148000000--------.970----------18433316
Frank Quinn21800000000001.000------------------330
Jack Robinson28300000000001.000------------------120
Stan Spence3400000000050------------------1.0001410
Vern Stephens280000015500000----------.966--------25750827
Chuck Stobbs19260000000000.909------------------5253
Lou Stringer3200090000000------.978------------25201
Birdie Tebbetts360118000000000--.980----------------4815111
Ted Williams300000000001550------------------.983337126
Johnnie Wittig35100000000001.000------------------010
Al Zarilla300000000001220------------------.98424164


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