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1936 Boston Red Sox

1936 > Class Major League > 1936 American League
Overall: 74-80
Scored 775 runs, Allowed 764 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Joe Cronin
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1935 / 1937

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name 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 Mel Almada* 23 96 347 320 40 81 16 4 1 21 2 4 24 15 .253 .305 .338 .643 108 0 3
2 Moe Berg 34 39 133 125 9 30 4 1 0 19 0 0 2 6 .240 .264 .288 .552 36 2 4
3 Dusty Cooke* 29 111 414 341 58 93 20 3 6 47 4 3 72 48 .273 .401 .402 .803 137 1 0
4 Doc Cramer* 30 154 713 643 99 188 31 7 0 41 4 6 49 20 .292 .347 .362 .710 233 5 16
5 Joe Cronin 29 81 334 295 36 83 22 4 2 43 1 3 32 21 .281 .354 .403 .757 119 1 6
6 Babe Dahlgren 24 16 65 57 6 16 3 1 1 7 2 1 7 1 .281 .359 .421 .780 24 0 1
7 George Dickey# 20 10 25 23 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .043 .120 .087 .207 2 0 0
8 Rick Ferrell 30 121 480 410 59 128 27 5 8 55 0 1 65 17 .312 .406 .461 .867 189 0 5
9 Wes Ferrell 28 61 154 135 20 36 6 1 5 24 0 0 14 10 .267 .336 .437 .773 59 0 5
10 Jimmie Foxx 28 155 693 585 130 198 32 8 41 143 13 4 105 119 .338 .440 .631 1.071 369 1 2
11 Fabian Gaffke 22 15 61 55 5 7 2 0 1 3 0 0 4 5 .127 .200 .218 .418 12 1 1
12 Lefty Grove* 36 35 99 80 5 11 4 0 0 5 0 0 6 34 .138 .207 .188 .394 15 1 12
13 Jim Henry 26 22 28 26 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 8 .115 .179 .192 .371 5 0 0
14 John Kroner 27 84 328 298 40 87 17 8 4 62 2 3 26 24 .292 .349 .443 .792 132 0 4
15 Heinie Manush* 34 82 334 313 43 91 15 5 0 45 1 3 17 11 .291 .329 .371 .700 116 1 3
16 Johnny Marcum* 26 48 94 88 6 18 3 0 2 7 0 0 3 5 .205 .231 .307 .538 27 0 3
17 Eric McNair 27 128 536 494 68 141 36 2 4 74 3 3 27 34 .285 .329 .391 .720 193 5 10
18 Ski Melillo 36 98 367 327 39 74 12 4 0 32 0 0 28 16 .226 .287 .287 .575 94 0 12
19 Bing Miller 41 30 55 47 9 14 2 1 1 6 0 0 5 5 .298 .377 .447 .824 21 1 2
20 Ted Olson 23 5 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 2 0 0
21 Fritz Ostermueller* 28 43 68 64 3 15 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 10 .234 .234 .297 .531 19 0 4
22 Jennings Poindexter* 25 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
23 Rube Walberg* 39 24 37 32 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 3 .156 .206 .156 .362 5 0 3
24 Johnny Welch* 29 9 13 11 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 .273 .385 .273 .657 3 0 0
25 Billy Werber 28 145 639 535 89 147 29 6 10 67 23 13 89 37 .275 .382 .407 .790 218 4 11
26 Jack Wilson 24 44 52 50 4 11 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 5 .220 .235 .260 .495 13 0 1
26 Players 29.1 155 6098 5383 775 1485 288 62 86 718 55 44 584 465 .276 .349 .400 .750 2155 23 108
* - 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
Rk Name 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 H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Stew Bowers 21 0 0 9.53 5 0 5 0 0 0 5.2 10 7 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 29 2.118 15.9 1.6 3.2 0.0 0.00
2 Emerson Dickman 21 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 6 3.000 18.0 0.0 9.0 18.0 2.00
3 Wes Ferrell 28 20 15 .571 4.19 39 38 1 28 3 0 301.0 330 160 140 11 119 106 6 0 3 1341 1.492 9.9 0.3 3.6 3.2 0.89
4 Lefty Grove* 36 17 12 .586 2.81 35 30 3 22 6 2 253.1 237 90 79 14 65 130 4 0 0 1049 1.192 8.4 0.5 2.3 4.6 2.00
5 Jim Henry 26 5 1 .833 4.60 21 8 4 2 0 0 76.1 75 43 39 10 40 36 2 1 1 340 1.507 8.8 1.2 4.7 4.2 0.90
6 Johnny Marcum 26 8 13 .381 4.81 31 23 7 9 1 1 174.0 194 100 93 14 52 57 0 1 3 750 1.414 10.0 0.7 2.7 2.9 1.10
7 Ted Olson 23 1 1 .500 7.36 5 3 1 1 0 0 18.1 24 16 15 3 8 5 0 0 2 85 1.745 11.8 1.5 3.9 2.5 0.63
8 Fritz Ostermueller* 28 10 16 .385 4.88 43 23 14 7 1 2 180.2 210 115 98 8 84 90 3 0 8 826 1.627 10.5 0.4 4.2 4.5 1.07
9 Jennings Poindexter* 25 0 2 .000 6.75 3 3 0 0 0 0 10.2 13 11 8 0 16 2 0 0 3 60 2.719 11.0 0.0 13.5 1.7 0.13
10 Rube Walberg* 39 5 4 .556 4.40 24 9 7 5 0 0 100.1 98 53 49 7 36 49 1 0 0 424 1.336 8.8 0.6 3.2 4.4 1.36
11 Johnny Welch 29 2 1 .667 5.51 9 3 1 1 0 0 32.2 43 24 20 4 8 9 0 0 0 151 1.561 11.8 1.1 2.2 2.5 1.13
12 Jack Wilson 24 6 8 .429 4.42 43 9 19 2 0 3 136.1 152 83 67 4 86 74 1 1 7 630 1.746 10.0 0.3 5.7 4.9 0.86
12 Players 29.0 74 80 .481 4.39 155 155 77 78 11 9 1372.1 1501 764 669 78 552 584 18 3 30 6074 1.496 9.8 0.5 3.6 3.8 1.06
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Rick Ferrell 121 556 55 8 5 .987 5.05 1 46 29 39%
Moe Berg 39 175 29 3 3 .986 5.23 4 25 13 34%
George Dickey 10 25 6 3 1 .912 3.10 2 11 2 15%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmie Foxx 139 1226 76 12 108 .991 9.37
Babe Dahlgren 16 136 8 3 10 .980 9.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ski Melillo 93 239 242 10 59 .980 5.17
John Kroner 38 76 109 7 17 .964 4.87
Eric McNair 35 92 89 5 19 .973 5.17
Billy Werber 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Werber 101 112 161 19 16 .935 2.70
John Kroner 28 29 56 3 8 .966 3.04
Joe Cronin 21 18 38 3 3 .949 2.67
Eric McNair 11 9 27 4 1 .900 3.27
Jimmie Foxx 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eric McNair 84 171 230 14 47 .966 4.77
Joe Cronin 60 115 191 23 34 .930 5.10
John Kroner 18 41 46 8 11 .916 4.83

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Heinie Manush 72 0.00
Billy Werber 38 0.00
Dusty Cooke 26 0.00
Mel Almada 14 0.00
Jimmie Foxx 11 0.00
Bing Miller 7 0.00
Fabian Gaffke 5 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Cramer 154 0.00
Mel Almada 2 0.00
Dusty Cooke 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Almada 69 0.00
Dusty Cooke 65 0.00
Fabian Gaffke 10 0.00
Bing Miller 7 0.00
Billy Werber 7 0.00
Jimmie Foxx 5 0.00
John Kroner 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Doc Cramer 154 443 20 12 6 .975 3.01
Dusty Cooke 91 207 3 6 2 .972 2.31
Mel Almada 81 144 9 2 2 .987 1.89
Heinie Manush 72 110 3 4 1 .966 1.57
Billy Werber 45 90 6 2 0 .980 2.13
Jimmie Foxx 16 27 0 1 0 .964 1.69
Fabian Gaffke 15 24 1 0 0 1.000 1.67
Bing Miller 13 14 1 0 1 1.000 1.15
John Kroner 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fritz Ostermueller 43 10 42 1 1 .981 1.21
Jack Wilson 43 9 21 1 1 .968 0.70
Wes Ferrell 39 9 42 2 2 .962 1.31
Lefty Grove 35 3 49 2 0 .963 1.49
Johnny Marcum 31 7 31 2 3 .950 1.23
Rube Walberg 24 8 17 1 2 .962 1.04
Jim Henry 21 3 13 0 0 1.000 0.76
Johnny Welch 9 1 8 1 0 .900 1.00
Stew Bowers 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ted Olson 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.00
Jennings Poindexter 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67
Emerson Dickman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mel Almada 23 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 7, 1913 Huatabampo, Sonora, MX
Moe Berg 34 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Mar 2, 1902 New York, NY, US
Stew Bowers 21 S R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 26, 1915 New Freedom, PA, US
Joe Cascarella 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 28, 1907 Philadelphia, PA, US
Dusty Cooke 29 L R 6' 1.0" 205 Jun 23, 1907 Swepsonville, NC, US
Doc Cramer 30 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Jul 22, 1905 Beach Haven, NJ, US
Joe Cronin 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 12, 1906 San Francisco, CA, US
Babe Dahlgren 24 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 15, 1912 San Francisco, CA, US
George Dickey 20 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jul 10, 1915 Kensett, AR, US
Emerson Dickman 21 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 12, 1914 Buffalo, NY, US
Rick Ferrell 30 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Oct 12, 1905 Durham, NC, US
Wes Ferrell 28 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Feb 2, 1908 Greensboro, NC, US
Jimmie Foxx 28 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Oct 22, 1907 Sudlersville, MD, US
Fabian Gaffke 22 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 5, 1913 Milwaukee, WI, US
Lefty Grove 36 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Mar 6, 1900 Lonaconing, MD, US
Jim Henry 26 R R 6' 2.0" 175 Jun 26, 1910 Danville, VA, US
John Kroner 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 13, 1908 St. Louis, MO, US
Heinie Manush 34 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Jul 20, 1901 Tuscumbia, AL, US
Johnny Marcum 26 L R 5' 11.0" 197 Sep 9, 1909 Campbellsburg, KY, US
Eric McNair 27 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 12, 1909 Meridian, MS, US
Ski Melillo 36 R R 5' 8.0" 150 Aug 4, 1899 Chicago, IL, US
Mike Meola 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 19, 1905 New York, NY, US
Bing Miller 41 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 30, 1894 Vinton, IA, US
Ted Olson 23 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Aug 27, 1912 Quincy, MA, US
Fritz Ostermueller 28 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Sep 15, 1907 Quincy, IL, US
Jennings Poindexter 25 L L 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 30, 1910 Pauls Valley, OK, US
Jack Russell 30 R R 6' 1.0" 178 Oct 24, 1905 Paris, TX, US
Rube Walberg 39 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 27, 1896 Pine City, MN, US
Johnny Welch 29 L R 6' 3.0" 184 Dec 2, 1906 Washington, DC, US
Billy Werber 28 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 20, 1908 Berwyn, MD, US
Jack Wilson 24 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Apr 12, 1912 Portland, OR, US

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