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1951 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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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
  • 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 1951 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Matt BattsC5-11200R-R291947Not draftedMLB--
    4Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R331938Not draftedMLB--
    7Dom DiMaggioOF5-9168R-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    39Bob DiPietroOF5-11185R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    1Bobby Doerr2B5-11175R-R331937Not draftedMLB--
    3Walt Dropo1B6-5220R-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    2Al EvansC5-11190R-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    25Bill EvansP6-2180R-R321949Not draftedMLB--
    36Ben FlowersP6-4195R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    10Billy Goodman2B-1B5-11165L-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    8Mike GuerraC5-9162R-R381937Not draftedMLB--
    27Fred Hatfield3B-2B6-1171L-R261950Not draftedMLB--
    24Paul HinrichsP6-0180R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    24Harley HisnerP6-1185R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    2Mel Hoderlein2B5-10185B-R281951Not draftedMLB--
    25,27Leo KielyP6-2180L-L211951Not draftedMLB--
    16Ellis KinderP6-0195R-R361946UDFAMLB--
    20Walt MastersonP6-2189R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    26Charlie MaxwellOF5-11185L-L241950Not draftedMLB--
    19Mickey McDermottP6-2170L-L221948Not draftedMLB--
    14Les MossC5-11205R-R261946Not draftedMLB--
    21Willard NixonP6-2195L-R231950Not draftedMLB--
    21Karl OlsonOF6-3205R-R201951Not draftedMLB--
    17Mel ParnellP6-0180L-L291947Not draftedMLB--
    6Johnny PeskySS-3B5-9168L-R311942Not draftedMLB--
    34Al RichterSS5-11165R-R241951Not draftedMLB--
    8,24Aaron RobinsonC6-2205L-R361943Not draftedMLB--
    11Buddy RosarC5-9190R-R361939Not draftedMLB--
    18Ray ScarboroughP6-0185R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    5Vern StephensSS-3B5-10185R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    22Chuck StobbsP6-1185L-L211947Not draftedMLB--
    12,35Harry TaylorP6-1175R-R321946Not draftedMLB--
    23Clyde VollmerOF6-1190R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    38Sammy WhiteC6-3195R-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    15Bill WightP6-1180L-L291946Not draftedMLB--
    9Ted WilliamsOF6-3205L-R321939Not draftedMLB--
    8Tom WrightOF5-11180L-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    35Norm Zauchin1B6-5220R-R211951Not draftedMLB--

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