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1946 Boston Red Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1945 / 1947

104-50, Finished 1st in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Cronin (104-50)
Scored 792 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 97-57

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 1,416,944 (3rd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 114, Pitching - 110



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1945 / 1947 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Ernie Andres 28 R R 6' 1" 200 Jan 11, 1918 1st 15 13 15 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Jim Bagby 29 R R 6' 2" 170 Sep 8, 1916 9 21 11 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $10,000
Mace Brown 37 R R 6' 1" 190 May 21, 1909 10 18 0 18 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $8,500
Bill Butland 28 R L 6' 5" 185 Mar 22, 1918 3 5 2 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0 $6,000
Paul Campbell 28 L L 5' 10" 185 Sep 1, 1917 3 28 2 28 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 9 -0.4
Tom Carey 39 R R 5' 8" 170 Oct 11, 1906 8 3 1 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $5,500
Leon Culberson 26 R R 5' 11" 180 Aug 6, 1919 4 59 40 59 53 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 17 27 49 4 2 0.6 $8,000
Mel Deutsch 30 R R 6' 4" 215 Jul 26, 1915 1st 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Dom DiMaggio 29 R R 5' 9" 168 Feb 12, 1917 4 142 141 142 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 0 142 0 0 4.4 $15,000 All-Star
Joe Dobson 29 R R 6' 2" 197 Jan 20, 1917 6 32 24 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $8,000
Bobby Doerr HOF 28 R R 5' 11" 175 Apr 7, 1918 9 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.6 $17,500 All-Star
Clem Dreisewerd 30 L L 6' 1" 195 Jan 24, 1916 3 20 1 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dave Ferriss 24 L R 6' 2" 208 Dec 5, 1921 2 45 35 45 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 3.7 $15,000 All-Star
Andy Gilbert 31 R R 6' 0" 203 Jul 18, 1914 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 -0.0
Don Gutteridge 34 R R 5' 10" 165 Jun 19, 1912 10 22 10 22 15 0 0 0 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 -0.0
Mickey Harris 29 L L 6' 0" 195 Jan 30, 1917 3 34 30 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 $6,000 All-Star
Randy Heflin 27 L R 6' 0" 185 Sep 11, 1918 2 5 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $6,000
Pinky Higgins 37 R R 6' 1" 185 May 27, 1909 14 64 55 64 59 0 0 0 0 59 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.6
Tex Hughson 30 R R 6' 3" 198 Feb 9, 1916 5 39 35 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.6 $16,000
Earl Johnson 27 L L 6' 3" 190 Apr 2, 1919 3 29 5 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bob Klinger 38 R R 6' 0" 180 Jun 4, 1908 7 28 1 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Johnny Lazor 33 L R 5' 9" 180 Sep 9, 1912 4 23 3 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 7 16 1 -0.3 $8,500
Tom McBride 31 R R 6' 0" 188 Nov 2, 1914 4 62 32 62 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 32 44 18 1 -0.2 $8,000
Eddie McGah 24 R R 6' 0" 183 Sep 30, 1921 1st 15 11 15 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1
George Metkovich 25 L L 6' 1" 185 Oct 8, 1920 4 86 64 86 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 71 81 4 1 -0.3
Wally Moses 35 L L 5' 10" 160 Oct 8, 1910 12 48 41 48 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 42 44 5 0 -0.5
Roy Partee 28 R R 5' 10" 180 Sep 7, 1917 3 40 32 40 38 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.6 $9,500
Eddie Pellagrini 28 R R 5' 9" 160 Mar 13, 1918 1st 22 17 22 22 0 0 0 0 14 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.3
Johnny Pesky 27 L R 5' 9" 168 Feb 27, 1919 2 153 153 153 153 0 0 0 0 0 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.5 $12,000 All-Star
Frankie Pytlak 37 R R 5' 7" 160 Jul 30, 1908 12 4 4 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Rip Russell 31 R R 6' 1" 180 Jan 26, 1915 5 80 65 80 71 0 0 0 3 70 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.9
Mike Ryba 43 R R 5' 11" 180 Jun 9, 1903 10 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $9,000
Ben Steiner 24 L R 5' 11" 165 Jul 28, 1921 2 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0.0 $6,000
Charlie Wagner 33 R R 5' 11" 170 Dec 3, 1912 6 8 4 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $8,000
Hal Wagner 30 L R 6' 0" 165 Jul 2, 1915 9 117 109 117 116 0 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.4 $9,000 All-Star
Ted Williams HOF 27 L R 6' 3" 205 Aug 30, 1918 5 150 150 150 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 150 0 0 10.9 $40,000 All-Star
Jim Wilson 24 R R 6' 1" 200 Feb 20, 1922 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $6,000
Rudy York 32 R R 6' 1" 209 Aug 17, 1913 11 154 154 154 154 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8 All-Star
Bill Zuber 33 R R 6' 2" 195 Mar 26, 1913 10 15 7 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1945 / 1947 Roster (40-man)