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1937 Boston Red Sox

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1936 / 1938

80-72, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Cronin (80-72)
Scored 821 runs, Allowed 775 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-72

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 559,659 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103


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1936 / 1938 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Gene Desautels 30 96 350 305 33 74 10 3 0 27 1 2 36 26 .243 .325 .295 .620 54 90 1 7
2 1B Jimmie Foxx 29 150 674 569 111 162 24 6 36 127 10 8 99 96 .285 .392 .538 .929 127 306 1 4
3 2B Eric McNair 28 126 493 455 60 133 29 4 12 76 10 7 30 33 .292 .340 .453 .793 94 206 3 5
4 SS Joe Cronin 30 148 671 570 102 175 40 4 18 110 5 3 84 73 .307 .402 .486 .887 118 277 6 11
5 3B Pinky Higgins 28 153 654 570 88 172 33 5 9 106 2 6 76 51 .302 .385 .425 .809 100 242 1 7
6 OF Doc Cramer* 31 133 617 560 90 171 22 11 0 51 8 6 35 14 .305 .351 .384 .735 81 215 4 17
7 OF Ben Chapman 28 113 487 423 76 130 23 11 7 57 27 12 57 35 .307 .391 .463 .854 110 196 1 6
8 OF Buster Mills 28 123 566 505 85 149 25 8 7 58 11 8 46 41 .295 .361 .418 .779 92 211 6 9
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Fabian Gaffke 23 54 204 184 32 53 10 4 6 34 1 2 15 25 .288 .342 .484 .825 102 89 0 5
10 OF Dom Dallessandro* 23 68 176 147 18 34 7 1 0 11 2 1 27 16 .231 .351 .293 .643 61 43 0 1
11 2B Bobby Doerr 19 55 170 147 22 33 5 1 2 14 2 4 18 25 .224 .313 .313 .626 55 46 1 4
12 C Moe Berg 35 47 148 141 13 36 3 1 0 20 0 0 5 4 .255 .281 .291 .572 41 41 0 2
13 OF Mel Almada* 24 32 127 110 17 26 6 2 1 9 0 1 15 6 .236 .328 .355 .683 69 39 0 2
14 C Rick Ferrell 31 18 80 65 8 20 2 0 1 4 0 0 15 4 .308 .438 .385 .822 105 25 0 0
15 2B Ski Melillo 37 26 62 56 8 14 2 0 0 6 0 1 5 4 .250 .311 .286 .597 48 16 0 1
16 C Johnny Peacock* 27 9 33 32 3 10 2 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 .313 .333 .438 .771 89 14 0 0
17 Stew Bowers# 22 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Bob Daughters 22 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 P Lefty Grove* 37 32 108 91 6 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 12 39 .143 .243 .154 .397 0 14 0 6
20 P Johnny Marcum* 27 51 95 86 12 23 8 0 0 13 0 0 7 4 .267 .323 .360 .683 68 31 0 2
21 P Jack Wilson 25 51 89 85 2 14 2 0 0 10 0 0 4 13 .165 .202 .188 .390 -3 16 0 2
22 P Bobo Newsom 29 31 81 75 9 19 4 1 0 4 0 0 2 14 .253 .273 .333 .606 49 25 0 4
23 P Archie McKain# 26 38 53 49 5 13 5 0 0 3 0 0 1 16 .265 .308 .367 .675 66 18 2 1
24 P Wes Ferrell 29 18 41 33 7 12 2 0 1 9 0 0 7 3 .364 .475 .515 .990 144 17 0 1
25 P Rube Walberg* 40 32 39 34 7 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .147 .194 .176 .371 -8 6 0 3
26 P Fritz Ostermueller* 29 25 37 33 5 11 3 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 .333 .353 .424 .777 91 14 0 3
27 P Joe Gonzales 22 8 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 1
28 P Ted Olson 24 11 10 10 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .300 .300 .500 .800 94 5 0 0
29 P Jim Henry 27 3 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 -55 0 0 0
30 P Tommy Thomas 37 9 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 24 1 0 0
Team Totals 28.6 154 6086 5354 821 1506 269 64 100 769 79 61 601 557 .281 .357 .411 .768 89 2203 26 104
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 3 5 7 5 4 3 8 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.4 154 5512 4839 768 1392 243 62 99 716 79 61 564 453 .288 .365 .425 .790 94 2056 24 81
Pitcher Totals 29.8 154 574 515 53 114 26 2 1 53 0 0 37 104 .221 .276 .285 .562 39 147 2 23
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Lefty Grove* 37 17 9 .654 3.02 3.28 32 32 0 21 3 0 262.0 269 101 88 9 83 153 1 0 5 1127 159 1.344 9.2 0.3 2.9 5.3 1.84
2 SP Bobo Newsom 29 13 10 .565 4.46 4.46 30 27 2 14 1 0 207.2 193 114 103 14 119 127 3 1 4 926 108 1.502 8.4 0.6 5.2 5.5 1.07
3 SP Johnny Marcum 27 13 11 .542 4.85 4.40 37 23 13 9 1 3 183.2 230 104 99 17 47 59 2 0 2 808 99 1.508 11.3 0.8 2.3 2.9 1.26
4 SP Wes Ferrell 29 3 6 .333 7.61 6.11 12 11 1 5 0 0 73.1 111 66 62 14 34 31 1 0 1 357 63 1.977 13.6 1.7 4.2 3.8 0.91
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 CL Jack Wilson 25 16 10 .615 3.70 4.22 51 21 23 14 1 7 221.1 209 111 91 13 119 137 3 2 4 979 130 1.482 8.5 0.5 4.8 5.6 1.15
6 RP Archie McKain* 26 8 8 .500 4.66 4.14 36 18 6 3 0 2 137.0 152 84 71 7 64 66 0 0 1 630 103 1.577 10.0 0.5 4.2 4.3 1.03
7 RP Rube Walberg* 40 5 7 .417 5.59 4.44 32 11 13 3 0 1 104.2 143 72 65 7 46 46 3 0 4 488 86 1.806 12.3 0.6 4.0 4.0 1.00
8 RP Fritz Ostermueller* 29 3 7 .300 4.98 4.23 25 7 9 2 0 1 86.2 101 64 48 2 44 29 1 0 1 402 97 1.673 10.5 0.2 4.6 3.0 0.66
9 RP Ted Olson 24 0 0 7.24 5.36 11 0 6 0 0 0 32.1 42 28 26 4 15 11 0 0 0 152 67 1.763 11.7 1.1 4.2 3.1 0.73
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 Joe Gonzales 22 1 2 .333 4.35 3.82 8 2 3 2 0 0 31.0 37 16 15 1 11 11 0 0 0 140 112 1.548 10.7 0.3 3.2 3.2 1.00
11 Jim Henry 27 1 0 1.000 5.28 5.85 3 2 0 1 0 0 15.1 15 9 9 2 11 8 0 0 0 70 93 1.696 8.8 1.2 6.5 4.7 0.73
12 Tommy Thomas 37 0 2 .000 4.09 6.04 9 0 4 0 0 0 11.0 16 6 5 2 4 4 1 0 0 53 121 1.818 13.1 1.6 3.3 3.3 1.00
Team Totals 29.9 80 72 .526 4.48 4.26 154 154 80 74 6 14 1366.0 1518 775 680 92 597 682 15 3 22 6132 107 1.548 10.0 0.6 3.9 4.5 1.14
Rank in 8 AL teams 5 4 4 3 3 4 4 5 4 4 2 4 1
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Mel Almada 24 31 26 25 74 68 1 5 3 .932 2.23 OF-1B
Moe Berg 35 47 36 33 237 208 24 5 2 .979 4.94 5 18 9 33% 37% C
Ben Chapman 28 113 113 108 279 264 10 5 1 .982 2.42 OF-SS
Doc Cramer 31 133 133 129 389 365 12 12 4 .969 2.83 OF
Joe Cronin 30 148 148 142 745 300 414 31 89 .958 4.82 SS
Dom Dallessandro 23 35 29 29 57 54 1 2 0 .965 1.57 OF
Gene Desautels 30 95 91 81 539 491 44 4 4 .993 5.69 3 37 20 35% 37% C
Bobby Doerr 19 47 36 34 224 94 124 6 29 .973 4.64 2B
Rick Ferrell 31 18 18 17 104 93 10 1 1 .990 5.72 0 6 2 25% 38% C
Wes Ferrell 29 12 11 5 28 6 21 1 4 .964 2.25 P
Jimmie Foxx 29 150 150 149 1401 1287 106 8 122 .994 9.23 0 0 0 1B-C
Fabian Gaffke 23 50 46 42 86 80 3 3 0 .965 1.66 OF
Joe Gonzales 22 8 2 2 6 0 6 0 1 1.000 0.75 P
Lefty Grove 37 32 32 21 50 6 43 1 1 .980 1.53 P
Jim Henry 27 3 2 1 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 0.67 P
Pinky Higgins 28 152 152 149 448 161 258 29 29 .935 2.76 3B
Johnny Marcum 27 37 23 9 52 13 38 1 1 .981 1.38 P
Archie McKain 26 36 18 3 34 4 27 3 0 .912 0.86 P
Eric McNair 28 117 113 101 627 256 344 27 72 .957 5.00 2B-SS-3B-1B
Ski Melillo 37 22 12 8 72 33 35 4 8 .944 2.96 2B-3B-SS
Buster Mills 28 120 120 116 261 239 8 14 0 .946 2.06 OF
Bobo Newsom 29 30 27 14 40 8 29 3 0 .925 1.23 P
Ted Olson 24 11 0 0 16 3 11 2 0 .875 1.27 P
Fritz Ostermueller 29 25 7 2 29 9 17 3 0 .897 1.04 P
Johnny Peacock 27 9 9 8 51 42 8 1 1 .980 5.56 1 2 1 33% 37% C
Tommy Thomas 37 9 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.22 P
Rube Walberg 40 32 11 3 27 6 17 4 3 .852 0.72 P
Jack Wilson 25 51 21 14 52 9 41 2 3 .962 0.98 P
Team Totals 28.7 154 1386 1245 5932 4099 1656 177 379 .970 3.65 9 63 32 34% 37%
Rank in 8 AL teams 7 7 7
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Mel Almada* 24 32 127 -5 -0 0 -4 -1 -11 -1.0 5 -6 -0.6 .468 .494 -0.2 -0.5 -2 $5,000 O9/378
Moe Berg 35 47 148 -13 0 0 -1 1 -12 -1.1 5 -7 -0.6 .476 .493 -0.6 0.0 -6 $4,000 Free Agency 2
Stew Bowers# 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0
Ben Chapman 28 113 487 8 0 0 6 -5 9 0.9 17 27 2.5 .508 .505 2.0 0.1 21 Traded *O98/76
Doc Cramer* 31 133 617 -15 -1 0 -2 -2 -19 -1.8 21 2 0.2 .487 .489 0.4 -0.3 4 $11,000 Traded *8O
Joe Cronin 30 148 671 18 0 0 -12 10 16 1.4 24 39 3.7 .510 .509 4.8 -0.2 51 $27,000 Traded *6
Dom Dallessandro* 23 68 176 -8 0 0 -2 -2 -12 -1.1 6 -6 -0.5 .484 .493 -0.3 -0.3 -3 $3,000 O7/9
Bob Daughters 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0
Gene Desautels 30 96 350 -21 -0 0 1 3 -18 -1.7 13 -5 -0.5 .483 .490 -0.6 0.4 -6 $3,500 Purchased 2
Bobby Doerr 19 55 170 -11 -1 0 -1 2 -12 -1.1 6 -6 -0.5 .480 .493 -0.4 0.1 -5 $3,300 Purchased 4
Rick Ferrell 31 18 80 2 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 3 5 0.5 .512 .501 0.5 0.1 5 $12,000 Traded 2
Wes Ferrell 29 18 41 3 0 0 0 5 8 0.7 0 8 0.7 .537 .504 0.7 0.0 8 Traded 1
Jimmie Foxx 29 150 674 22 -1 0 2 -7 16 1.5 24 40 3.7 .510 .509 3.6 -0.5 38 $23,000 Traded *3/2
Fabian Gaffke 23 54 204 -1 -1 0 -4 -2 -8 -0.7 7 -0 -0.0 .487 .496 0.3 -0.6 4 $3,300 O97/8
Joe Gonzales 22 8 11 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .474 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Lefty Grove* 37 32 108 -16 0 0 0 12 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .487 .497 -0.4 0.0 -4 $19,000 Traded 1
Jim Henry 27 3 6 -1 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .479 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $3,000 /1
Pinky Higgins 28 153 654 2 -2 0 -11 3 -8 -0.8 23 15 1.5 .495 .495 2.5 -0.8 26 $10,000 Traded *5
Johnny Marcum* 27 51 95 -4 0 0 0 10 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .511 .504 0.6 0.0 6 $8,500 Traded 1
Archie McKain# 26 38 53 -3 0 0 0 6 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .506 .502 0.2 0.0 3 $3,000 Purchased 1
Eric McNair 28 126 493 -5 -1 0 -6 5 -8 -0.7 18 10 0.9 .494 .496 1.5 -0.1 16 $9,000 Traded *4/653
Ski Melillo 37 26 62 -4 -0 0 -2 1 -6 -0.6 2 -4 -0.3 .478 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -2 $6,000 Traded 4/56
Buster Mills 28 123 566 -6 -1 0 -3 -5 -15 -1.4 20 4 0.4 .488 .491 0.7 -0.8 7 $4,000 *O78/9
Bobo Newsom 29 31 81 -7 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .506 .501 0.2 0.0 2 Traded 1
Ted Olson 24 11 10 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .507 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
Fritz Ostermueller* 29 25 37 -0 0 0 0 4 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .514 .502 0.3 0.0 4 $6,000 1
Johnny Peacock* 27 9 33 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $3,000 Free Agency /2
Tommy Thomas 37 9 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Free Agency /1
Rube Walberg* 40 32 39 -7 0 0 0 4 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $7,500 Traded 1
Jack Wilson 25 51 89 -14 0 0 0 10 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .492 .498 -0.4 0.0 -4 $5,000 Traded 1
Team Total 28.6 1662 6086 -93 -7 0 -39 63 -76 -7.3 195 119 11.2 .496 .498 14.9 -3.4 158 $179,100
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Wes Ferrell 29 73.1 12 11 66 8.10 5.18 -0.28 0.00 103.4 5.64 -20 -1.6 1.0 -0.0 -1.0 -11 .364 .490 Traded
Joe Gonzales 22 31.0 8 2 16 4.65 5.41 -0.28 0.00 101.6 5.78 4 0.4 1.0 -0.0 0.7 8 .546 .502
Lefty Grove* 37 262.0 32 32 101 3.47 5.51 -0.25 0.00 102.0 5.88 70 7.2 -0.2 9.6 101 .726 .545 $19,000 Traded
Jim Henry 27 15.1 3 2 9 5.28 5.78 -0.24 0.00 99.5 5.99 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.3 3 .538 .501 $3,000
Johnny Marcum 27 183.2 37 23 104 5.10 5.21 -0.27 0.00 102.5 5.62 11 1.0 1.0 -0.1 2.7 32 .527 .506 $8,500 Traded
Archie McKain* 26 137.1 36 18 84 5.50 5.44 -0.26 0.00 101.1 5.77 4 0.4 1.0 -0.1 1.7 20 .510 .502 $3,000 Purchased
Bobo Newsom 29 207.2 30 27 114 4.94 5.23 -0.24 0.00 102.2 5.59 15 1.4 1.0 -0.1 3.3 39 .547 .509 Traded
Ted Olson 24 32.1 11 0 28 7.79 5.51 -0.28 0.00 101.5 5.87 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .444 .496
Fritz Ostermueller* 29 86.2 25 7 64 6.65 5.41 -0.28 0.00 104.0 5.91 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.1 0.2 3 .474 .496 $6,000
Tommy Thomas 37 11.0 9 0 6 4.91 5.68 -0.29 0.00 101.1 6.03 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.2 3 .514 .501 Free Agency
Rube Walberg* 40 104.2 32 11 72 6.19 5.46 -0.27 0.00 102.2 5.86 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 0.6 8 .489 .498 $7,500 Traded
Jack Wilson 25 221.1 51 21 111 4.51 5.45 -0.24 0.00 102.2 5.82 32 3.1 1.0 -0.1 5.1 58 .560 .519 $5,000 Traded
Team Total 29.9 1366.1 286 154 775 5.10 5.39 -0.26 0.00 102.2 5.77 100 10.4 1.0 -0.9 23.1 260 .536 .509 $52,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1936 / 1938 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics