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1938 Boston Red Sox

1938 > Class Major League > 1938 American League
Overall: 88-61
Scored 902 runs, Allowed 751 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-62

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Joe Cronin
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1937 / 1939

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Jim Bagby 21 45 78 68 10 13 4 0 0 7 0 0 1 8 .191 .214 .250 .464 17 1 8
2 Al Baker 32 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
3 Moe Berg 36 10 12 12 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 4 0 0
4 Ben Chapman 29 127 553 480 92 163 40 8 6 80 13 6 65 33 .340 .418 .494 .912 237 0 8
5 Doc Cramer* 32 148 717 658 116 198 36 8 0 71 4 9 51 19 .301 .354 .380 .734 250 3 5
6 Joe Cronin 31 143 637 530 98 172 51 5 17 94 7 5 91 60 .325 .428 .536 .964 284 5 11
7 Gene Desautels 31 108 402 333 47 97 16 2 2 48 1 1 57 31 .291 .396 .369 .766 123 1 11
8 Emerson Dickman 23 32 42 35 8 10 2 0 1 3 0 0 5 9 .286 .375 .429 .804 15 0 2
9 Bobby Doerr 20 145 590 509 70 147 26 7 5 80 5 10 59 39 .289 .363 .397 .760 202 0 22
10 Jimmie Foxx 30 149 685 565 139 197 33 9 50 175 5 4 119 76 .349 .462 .704 1.166 398 0 1
11 Fabian Gaffke 24 15 13 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 .100 .308 .100 .408 1 0 0
12 Lefty Grove* 38 24 68 54 8 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 7 25 .148 .246 .148 .394 8 0 7
13 Bill Harris 38 13 31 28 4 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 3 .214 .241 .214 .456 6 0 2
14 Pinky Higgins 29 139 603 524 77 159 29 5 5 106 10 9 71 55 .303 .388 .406 .794 213 1 7
15 Bill LeFebvre* 22 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000 4 0 0
16 Johnny Marcum* 28 19 43 37 3 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 9 .135 .256 .135 .391 5 0 0
17 Archie McKain# 27 37 36 31 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 9 .065 .147 .097 .244 3 0 2
18 Eric McNair 29 46 100 96 9 15 1 1 0 7 0 1 3 6 .156 .182 .188 .369 18 0 1
19 Dick Midkiff 23 13 10 10 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .300 .500 3 0 0
20 Red Nonnenkamp* 26 87 204 180 37 51 4 1 0 18 6 1 21 13 .283 .358 .317 .675 57 0 3
21 Ted Olson 25 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
22 Fritz Ostermueller* 30 33 81 74 7 16 4 1 0 9 0 0 4 8 .216 .256 .297 .554 22 0 3
23 Johnny Peacock* 28 72 214 195 29 59 7 1 1 39 4 1 17 4 .303 .358 .364 .723 71 0 2
24 Lee Rogers 24 14 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0
25 Jim Tabor 21 19 59 57 8 18 3 2 1 8 0 1 1 6 .316 .328 .491 .819 28 0 1
26 Joe Vosmik 28 146 689 621 121 201 37 6 9 86 0 3 59 26 .324 .384 .446 .830 277 2 7
27 Charlie Wagner 25 13 12 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 2 0 0
28 Jack Wilson 26 37 76 68 7 15 2 0 0 7 0 0 2 8 .221 .243 .250 .493 17 0 6
28 Players 28.4 150 6004 5229 902 1566 298 56 98 860 55 51 650 463 .299 .378 .434 .812 2270 13 112
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 Jim Bagby 21 15 11 .577 4.21 43 25 12 10 1 2 198.2 218 110 93 9 90 73 3 0 5 873 1.550 9.9 0.4 4.1 3.3 0.81
2 Al Baker 32 0 0 9.39 3 0 1 0 0 0 7.2 13 8 8 2 2 2 1 0 0 38 1.957 15.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.00
3 Doc Cramer 32 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 3 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 17 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 2.2 0.33
4 Emerson Dickman 23 5 5 .500 5.28 32 11 7 3 1 0 104.0 117 74 61 9 54 22 4 2 2 470 1.644 10.1 0.8 4.7 1.9 0.41
5 Lefty Grove* 38 14 4 .778 3.08 24 21 3 12 1 1 163.2 169 65 56 8 52 99 1 0 3 706 1.350 9.3 0.4 2.9 5.4 1.90
6 Bill Harris 38 5 5 .500 4.03 13 11 2 5 1 1 80.1 83 39 36 5 21 26 1 0 0 339 1.295 9.3 0.6 2.4 2.9 1.24
7 Byron Humphrey 27 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 12 3.000 22.5 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
8 Bill LeFebvre* 22 0 0 13.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 8 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 21 2.000 18.0 4.5 0.0 0.0
9 Johnny Marcum 28 5 6 .455 4.09 15 11 3 7 0 0 92.1 113 49 42 11 25 25 0 0 1 408 1.495 11.0 1.1 2.4 2.4 1.00
10 Archie McKain* 27 5 4 .556 4.52 37 5 16 1 0 6 99.2 119 60 50 6 44 27 2 0 0 453 1.635 10.7 0.5 4.0 2.4 0.61
11 Dick Midkiff 23 1 1 .500 5.09 13 2 5 0 0 0 35.1 43 30 20 5 21 10 0 0 1 169 1.811 11.0 1.3 5.3 2.5 0.48
12 Ted Olson 25 0 0 6.43 2 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 9 5 5 0 2 2 0 0 1 31 1.571 11.6 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.00
13 Fritz Ostermueller* 30 13 5 .722 4.58 31 18 8 10 1 2 176.2 199 98 90 15 58 46 3 0 5 795 1.455 10.1 0.8 3.0 2.3 0.79
14 Lee Rogers* 24 1 1 .500 6.51 14 2 7 0 0 0 27.2 32 24 20 4 18 7 0 1 0 130 1.807 10.4 1.3 5.9 2.3 0.39
15 Charlie Wagner 25 1 3 .250 8.35 13 6 4 1 0 0 36.2 47 36 34 5 24 14 1 0 0 179 1.936 11.5 1.2 5.9 3.4 0.58
16 Jack Wilson 26 15 15 .500 4.30 37 27 7 11 3 1 194.2 200 108 93 16 91 96 2 0 2 869 1.495 9.2 0.7 4.2 4.4 1.05
16 Players 27.4 88 61 .591 4.46 150 150 83 67 10 15 1316.1 1472 751 652 102 528 484 20 4 20 5866 1.519 10.1 0.7 3.6 3.3 0.92

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Gene Desautels 108 423 52 7 7 .985 4.40 4 33 28 46%
Johnny Peacock 57 177 12 3 2 .984 3.32 3 28 6 18%
Moe Berg 7 11 1 0 1 1.000 1.71 0 2 1 33%
Fabian Gaffke 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0 0 1 100%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmie Foxx 149 1282 116 19 153 .987 9.38
Red Nonnenkamp 5 16 0 0 1 1.000 3.20
Moe Berg 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 3.00
Johnny Peacock 1 9 0 1 2 .900 9.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Doerr 145 372 420 26 118 .968 5.46
Eric McNair 14 27 40 3 12 .957 4.79

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pinky Higgins 138 140 272 39 28 .914 2.99
Jim Tabor 11 15 25 5 2 .889 3.64
Eric McNair 3 4 1 1 0 .833 1.67
Ben Chapman 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Cronin 142 304 449 36 110 .954 5.30
Eric McNair 15 12 28 6 3 .870 2.67
Jim Tabor 2 3 5 3 3 .727 4.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Vosmik 146 0.00
Red Nonnenkamp 5 0.00
Ben Chapman 1 0.00
Johnny Peacock 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Cramer 148 0.00
Red Nonnenkamp 5 0.00
Joe Vosmik 1 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Chapman 125 0.00
Red Nonnenkamp 29 0.00
Fabian Gaffke 2 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Cramer 148 417 15 6 3 .986 2.92
Joe Vosmik 146 302 14 7 4 .978 2.16
Ben Chapman 126 267 15 10 5 .966 2.24
Red Nonnenkamp 39 85 5 3 1 .968 2.31
Fabian Gaffke 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Johnny Peacock 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Bagby 43 16 43 3 3 .952 1.37
Archie McKain 37 10 26 2 1 .947 0.97
Jack Wilson 37 15 27 3 2 .933 1.14
Emerson Dickman 32 4 18 0 2 1.000 0.69
Fritz Ostermueller 31 15 30 4 3 .918 1.45
Lefty Grove 24 0 29 0 0 1.000 1.21
Johnny Marcum 15 3 15 0 0 1.000 1.20
Lee Rogers 14 3 11 2 1 .875 1.00
Bill Harris 13 2 14 0 2 1.000 1.23
Dick Midkiff 13 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.69
Charlie Wagner 13 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.46
Al Baker 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.67
Byron Humphrey 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ted Olson 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
Doc Cramer 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
Bill LeFebvre 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Bagby 21 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 8, 1916 Cleveland, OH, US
Al Baker 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 28, 1906 Batesville, MS, US
Moe Berg 36 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 2, 1902 New York, NY, US
Ben Chapman 29 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 25, 1908 Nashville, TN, US
Doc Cramer 32 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 22, 1905 Beach Haven, NJ, US
Joe Cronin 31 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 12, 1906 San Francisco, CA, US
Gene Desautels 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 13, 1907 Worcester, MA, US
Emerson Dickman 23 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 12, 1914 Buffalo, NY, US
Bobby Doerr 20 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 7, 1918 Los Angeles, CA, US
Jimmie Foxx 30 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US
Fabian Gaffke 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 5, 1913 Milwaukee, WI, US
Lefty Grove 38 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US
Bill Harris 38 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jun 23, 1900 Wylie, TX, US
Joe Heving 37 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Sep 2, 1900 Covington, KY, US
Pinky Higgins 29 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 27, 1909 Red Oak, TX, US
Byron Humphrey 27 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 17, 1911 Vienna, MO, US
Bill LeFebvre 22 L L 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 11, 1915 Natick, RI, US
Johnny Marcum 28 L R 5' 11.0" 197 Sep 9, 1909 Campbellsburg, KY, US
Archie McKain 27 S L 5' 10.0" 175 May 12, 1911 Delphos, KS, US
Eric McNair 29 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 12, 1909 Meridian, MS, US
Dick Midkiff 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Sep 28, 1914 Gonzales, TX, US
Red Nonnenkamp 26 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 7, 1911 St. Louis, MO, US
Ted Olson 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 27, 1912 Quincy, MA, US
Fritz Ostermueller 30 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 15, 1907 Quincy, IL, US
Johnny Peacock 28 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 10, 1910 Fremont, NC, US
Lee Rogers 24 R L 5' 11.0" 170 Oct 8, 1913 Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Jim Tabor 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 5, 1916 New Hope, AL, US
Joe Vosmik 28 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Apr 4, 1910 Cleveland, OH, US
Charlie Wagner 25 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 3, 1912 Reading, PA, US
Jack Wilson 26 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Apr 12, 1912 Portland, OR, US

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