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1951 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 804-725 + 79
Roster Continuity 76.01% 11/16
Manager(s): Steve O'Neill
General Manager: Joe Cronin
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,312,282 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Susce
First Base Coach: Earle Combs
Hitting Coach: Paul Schreiber
Third Base Coach: Eddie Mayo
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9856.636--
9361.6045.0
8767.56511.0
8173.52617.0
7381.47425.0
7084.45528.0
6292.40336.0
52102.33846.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1951 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11951-04-17L 0-5 @NYA
    21951-04-18L 1-6 @NYA
    31951-04-20L 3-6 PHA
    41951-04-21W 6-3 PHA
    51951-04-22W 6-5 PHA
    61951-04-22W 7-4 PHA
    71951-04-24L 5-7 WS1
    81951-04-26W 13-7 NYA
    91951-04-27W 4-3 NYA
    101951-04-28W 4-2 @PHA
    111951-04-29W 12-8 @PHA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    121951-05-01L 1-7 @CLE
    131951-05-02L 3-4 @CLE
    141951-05-03W 6-1 @DET
    151951-05-04L 4-8 @DET
    161951-05-05L 7-8 @DET
    171951-05-06W 5-4 @SLA
    181951-05-06L 2-8 @SLA
    191951-05-07W 2-0 @SLA
    201951-05-12L 4-5 @WS1
    211951-05-13W 10-1 @WS1
    221951-05-14W 8-7 @WS1
    231951-05-15L 7-9 CHA
    241951-05-16L 5-9 CHA
    251951-05-18W 2-1 CLE
    261951-05-19W 9-4 CLE
    271951-05-20L 4-8 DET
    281951-05-21W 9-7 DET
    291951-05-22W 6-3 DET
    301951-05-23W 12-0 SLA
    311951-05-25W 14-2 WS1
    321951-05-26W 11-1 WS1
    331951-05-27W 9-3 WS1
    341951-05-27W 7-1 WS1
    351951-05-28W 3-2 NYA
    361951-05-30W 11-10 NYA
    371951-05-30W 9-4 NYA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    381951-06-01L 0-4 @SLA
    391951-06-02W 6-4 @SLA
    401951-06-03W 7-5 @CHA
    411951-06-03L 2-11 @CHA
    421951-06-04L 5-6 @CHA
    431951-06-04L 0-2 @CHA
    441951-06-05L 2-10 @CHA
    451951-06-06L 4-6 @DET
    461951-06-07W 5-3 @DET
    471951-06-08L 1-7 @CLE
    481951-06-09L 1-5 @CLE
    491951-06-10W 9-6 @CLE
    501951-06-10W 8-2 @CLE
    511951-06-12L 3-7 DET
    521951-06-13W 2-0 DET
    531951-06-16W 10-5 SLA
    541951-06-17W 5-4 SLA
    551951-06-17W 3-0 SLA
    561951-06-18L 7-9 CLE
    571951-06-19W 9-2 CLE
    581951-06-20L 8-14 CLE
    591951-06-21L 4-8 CLE
    601951-06-22W 6-5 CHA
    611951-06-23W 8-7 CHA
    621951-06-24L 5-6 CHA
    631951-06-24W 8-6 CHA
    641951-06-26W 13-5 PHA
    651951-06-27W 6-5 PHA
    661951-06-29L 1-2 @NYA
    671951-06-30W 3-1 @NYA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    681951-07-01L 2-5 @NYA
    691951-07-02W 5-2 @WS1
    701951-07-03L 1-4 @WS1
    711951-07-04W 9-0 @PHA
    721951-07-04W 9-5 @PHA
    731951-07-05W 8-3 @PHA
    741951-07-06W 6-2 NYA
    751951-07-07W 10-4 NYA
    761951-07-08W 6-3 NYA
    771951-07-12W 3-2 @CHA
    781951-07-12W 5-4 @CHA
    791951-07-13L 4-5 @CHA
    801951-07-14W 3-2 @CHA
    811951-07-15L 1-3 @SLA
    821951-07-15W 9-5 @SLA
    831951-07-16L 5-9 @SLA
    841951-07-17L 6-8 @CLE
    851951-07-18W 4-3 @CLE
    861951-07-19L 4-5 @CLE
    871951-07-20L 1-6 @DET
    881951-07-21W 6-3 @DET
    891951-07-22W 10-9 @DET
    901951-07-24W 8-3 CHA
    911951-07-25L 2-6 CHA
    921951-07-26W 13-10 CHA
    931951-07-27L 2-3 CLE
    941951-07-28W 8-4 CLE
    951951-07-29L 4-5 CLE
    961951-07-31L 6-8 SLA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    971951-08-01W 5-1 SLA
    981951-08-02W 12-1 SLA
    991951-08-02W 11-6 SLA
    1001951-08-03W 5-2 DET
    1011951-08-04L 1-2 DET
    1021951-08-05L 1-3 DET
    1031951-08-05L 5-8 DET
    1041951-08-07L 4-7 PHA
    1051951-08-09L 5-6 PHA
    1061951-08-09W 5-3 PHA
    1071951-08-10W 6-4 WS1
    1081951-08-11L 1-7 WS1
    1091951-08-12W 6-2 WS1
    1101951-08-12W 6-2 WS1
    1111951-08-14W 7-4 @PHA
    1121951-08-15W 4-2 @PHA
    1131951-08-16L 2-10 @PHA
    1141951-08-17W 7-4 @WS1
    1151951-08-18W 10-9 @WS1
    1161951-08-19W 8-3 @WS1
    1171951-08-21L 4-6 @SLA
    1181951-08-22W 3-1 @SLA
    1191951-08-23W 9-3 @SLA
    1201951-08-24L 2-3 @CHA
    1211951-08-25L 2-6 @CHA
    1221951-08-26W 5-0 @CLE
    1231951-08-26L 1-2 @CLE
    1241951-08-28L 4-5 @DET
    1251951-08-29W 7-5 @DET
    1261951-08-30W 10-4 @DET
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1271951-09-03W 3-2 WS1
    1281951-09-03W 8-4 WS1
    1291951-09-05W 4-2 @NYA
    1301951-09-07W 8-5 @PHA
    1311951-09-07L 4-11 @PHA
    1321951-09-08W 6-1 @PHA
    1331951-09-09L 4-10 @PHA
    1341951-09-09L 2-3 @PHA
    1351951-09-11W 4-3 DET
    1361951-09-12W 2-1 DET
    1371951-09-13W 5-4 SLA
    1381951-09-14W 9-6 SLA
    1391951-09-15L 2-3 SLA
    1401951-09-16W 5-4 CHA
    1411951-09-17W 12-5 CHA
    1421951-09-18L 4-6 CLE
    1431951-09-19L 2-15 CLE
    1441951-09-21L 1-5 NYA
    1451951-09-22W 5-0 NYA
    1461951-09-23L 1-6 NYA
    1471951-09-25L 0-3 @WS1
    1481951-09-26L 3-7 @WS1
    1491951-09-27L 6-8 @WS1
    1501951-09-28L 0-8 @NYA
    1511951-09-28L 3-11 @NYA
    1521951-09-29L 0-4 @NYA
    1531951-09-29L 1-3 @NYA
    1541951-09-30L 0-3 @NYA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    87-67
    Les Moss 53
    Buddy Rosar 50
    Aaron Robinson 22
    Mike Guerra 9
    Matt Batts 8
    Al Evans 8
    Sammy White 4
    Walt Dropo 89
    Billy Goodman 61
    Norm Zauchin 3
    Lou Boudreau 1
    Bobby Doerr 105
    Billy Goodman 40
    Johnny Pesky 6
    Mel Hoderlein 3
    Vern Stephens 89
    Fred Hatfield 37
    Lou Boudreau 15
    Johnny Pesky 10
    Mel Hoderlein 2
    Billy Goodman 1
    Johnny Pesky 100
    Lou Boudreau 51
    Al Richter 3
    Ted Williams 147
    Charlie Maxwell 4
    Billy Goodman 2
    Clyde Vollmer 1
    Dom DiMaggio 146
    Clyde Vollmer 8
    Clyde Vollmer 92
    Billy Goodman 36
    Tom Wright 13
    Charlie Maxwell 7
    Karl Olson 3
    Bob DiPietro 3


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