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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
1Jim Bagby21457868101340070018.
2Al Baker323440000000000.
3Moe Berg361012120400000001.333.333.333.667400
4Ben Chapman29127553480921634086801366533.340.418.494.91223708
5Doc Cramer*32148717658116198368071495119.301.354.380.73425035
6Joe Cronin31143637530981725151794759160.325.428.536.964284511
7Gene Desautels311084023334797162248115731.291.396.369.766123111
8Emerson Dickman2332423581020130059.286.375.429.8041502
9Bobby Doerr20145590509701472675805105939.289.363.397.760202022
10Jimmie Foxx30149685565139197339501755411976.349.462.7041.16639801
11Fabian Gaffke241513102100010032.100.308.100.408100
12Lefty Grove*3824685488000800725.
13Bill Harris381331284600050013.
14Pinky Higgins291396035247715929551061097155.303.388.406.79421317
15Bill LeFebvre*2211111001100001.0001.0004.0005.000400
16Johnny Marcum*281943373500030069.
17Archie McKain#273736313210010039.
18Eric McNair29461009691511070136.
19Dick Midkiff231310101210010002.200.200.300.500300
20Red Nonnenkamp*2687204180375141018612113.283.358.317.6755703
21Ted Olson252110000000000.
22Fritz Ostermueller*3033817471641090048.
23Johnny Peacock*287221419529597113941174.303.358.364.7237102
24Lee Rogers2414861000000021.
25Jim Tabor2119595781832180116.316.328.491.8192801
26Joe Vosmik28146689621121201376986035926.324.384.446.83027727
27Charlie Wagner251312122200000002.
28Jack Wilson2637766871520070028.
28 Players28.415060045229902156629856988605551650463.299.378.434.812227013112
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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
1Jim Bagby211511.5774.214325121012198.221811093990733058731.5509.
2Al Baker32009.393010007.21388222100381.95715.
3Doc Cramer32004.501010004.0322031000171.5006.
4Emerson Dickman2355.5005.2832117310104.01177461954224224701.64410.
5Lefty Grove*38144.7783.08242131211163.21696556852991037061.3509.
6Bill Harris3855.5004.031311251180.1833936521261003391.2959.
7Byron Humphrey27009.002020002.0522010000123.00022.
8Bill LeFebvre*220013.501010004.0866200100212.00018.
9Johnny Marcum2856.4554.091511370092.111349421125250014081.49511.
10Archie McKain*2754.5564.523751610699.21196050644272004531.63510.
11Dick Midkiff2311.5005.09132500035.1433020521100011691.81111.
12Ted Olson25006.432020007.0955022001311.57111.
13Fritz Ostermueller*30135.7224.58311881012176.219998901558463057951.45510.
14Lee Rogers*2411.5006.51142700027.232242041870101301.80710.
15Charlie Wagner2513.2508.35136410036.2473634524141001791.93611.
16Jack Wilson261515.5004.30372771131194.2200108931691962028691.4959.
16 Players27.48861.5914.46150150836710151316.114727516521025284842042058661.51910.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Gene Desautels1084235277.9854.404332846%
Johnny Peacock571771232.9843.32328618%
Moe Berg7111011.0001.7102133%
Fabian Gaffke111001.0002.00001100%


Jimmie Foxx149128211619153.9879.38
Red Nonnenkamp5160011.0003.20
Moe Berg130011.0003.00
Johnny Peacock19012.9009.00


Bobby Doerr14537242026118.9685.46
Eric McNair142740312.9574.79


Pinky Higgins1381402723928.9142.99
Jim Tabor11152552.8893.64
Eric McNair34110.8331.67
Ben Chapman101001.0001.00


Joe Cronin14230444936110.9545.30
Eric McNair15122863.8702.67
Jim Tabor23533.7274.00


Joe Vosmik1460.00
Red Nonnenkamp50.00
Ben Chapman10.00
Johnny Peacock10.00


Doc Cramer1480.00
Red Nonnenkamp50.00
Joe Vosmik10.00


Ben Chapman1250.00
Red Nonnenkamp290.00
Fabian Gaffke20.00


Doc Cramer1484171563.9862.92
Joe Vosmik1463021474.9782.16
Ben Chapman12626715105.9662.24
Red Nonnenkamp3985531.9682.31
Fabian Gaffke200000.00
Johnny Peacock110001.0001.00


Jim Bagby43164333.9521.37
Archie McKain37102621.9470.97
Jack Wilson37152732.9331.14
Emerson Dickman32418021.0000.69
Fritz Ostermueller31153043.9181.45
Lefty Grove24029001.0001.21
Johnny Marcum15315001.0001.20
Lee Rogers1431121.8751.00
Bill Harris13214021.0001.23
Dick Midkiff1327001.0000.69
Charlie Wagner1324001.0000.46
Al Baker311001.0000.67
Byron Humphrey200000.00
Ted Olson201001.0000.50
Doc Cramer101001.0001.00
Bill LeFebvre100000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jim Bagby21RR6' 2.0"170Sep 8, 1916Cleveland, OH, US
Al Baker32RR5' 11.0"170Feb 28, 1906Batesville, MS, US
Moe Berg36RR6' 1.0"185Mar 2, 1902New York, NY, US
Ben Chapman29RR6' 0.0"190Dec 25, 1908Nashville, TN, US
Doc Cramer32LR6' 2.0"185Jul 22, 1905Beach Haven, NJ, US
Joe Cronin31RR5' 11.0"180Oct 12, 1906San Francisco, CA, US
Gene Desautels31RR5' 11.0"170Jun 13, 1907Worcester, MA, US
Emerson Dickman23RR6' 2.0"175Nov 12, 1914Buffalo, NY, US
Bobby Doerr20RR5' 11.0"175Apr 7, 1918Los Angeles, CA, US
Jimmie Foxx30RR6' 0.0"195Oct 22, 1907Sudlersville, MD, US
Fabian Gaffke24RR5' 10.0"185Aug 5, 1913Milwaukee, WI, US
Lefty Grove38LL6' 3.0"190Mar 6, 1900Lonaconing, MD, US
Bill Harris38RR6' 1.0"180Jun 23, 1900Wylie, TX, US
Joe Heving37RR6' 1.0"185Sep 2, 1900Covington, KY, US
Pinky Higgins29RR6' 1.0"185May 27, 1909Red Oak, TX, US
Byron Humphrey27RR6' 0.0"180Jun 17, 1911Vienna, MO, US
Bill LeFebvre22LL5' 11.0"180Nov 11, 1915Natick, RI, US
Johnny Marcum28LR5' 11.0"197Sep 9, 1909Campbellsburg, KY, US
Archie McKain27SL5' 10.0"175May 12, 1911Delphos, KS, US
Eric McNair29RR5' 8.0"160Apr 12, 1909Meridian, MS, US
Dick Midkiff23RR6' 2.0"185Sep 28, 1914Gonzales, TX, US
Red Nonnenkamp26LL5' 11.0"165Jul 7, 1911St. Louis, MO, US
Ted Olson25RR6' 2.0"185Aug 27, 1912Quincy, MA, US
Fritz Ostermueller30LL5' 11.0"175Sep 15, 1907Quincy, IL, US
Johnny Peacock28LR5' 11.0"165Jan 10, 1910Fremont, NC, US
Lee Rogers24RL5' 11.0"170Oct 8, 1913Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Jim Tabor21RR6' 2.0"175Nov 5, 1916New Hope, AL, US
Joe Vosmik28RR6' 0.0"185Apr 4, 1910Cleveland, OH, US
Charlie Wagner25RR5' 11.0"170Dec 3, 1912Reading, PA, US
Jack Wilson26RR5' 11.0"210Apr 12, 1912Portland, OR, US

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