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1937 Boston Red Sox season

1937 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WAAB
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1937 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 5th in the American League with a record of 80 wins and 72 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 52 .662 --
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13
Chicago White Sox 86 68 .558 16
Cleveland Indians 83 71 .539 19
Boston Red Sox 80 72 .526 21
Washington Senators 73 80 .477 28½
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 .358 46½
St. Louis Browns 46 108 .299 56

Opening Day lineup

  9 Bobby Doerr 2B
  8 Doc Cramer CF
19 Fabian Gaffke     RF
  4 Joe Cronin SS
  5 Pinky Higgins 3B
  2 Rick Ferrell C
  7 Buster Mills LF
  1 Mel Almada 1B
12 Wes Ferrell P

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
SS Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 148 570 175 .307 18 110
OF Cramer, DocDoc Cramer 133 560 171 .305 0 51

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gaffke, FabianFabian Gaffke 54 184 53 .288 6 34
Doerr, BobbyBobby Doerr 55 147 33 .224 2 14

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Grove, LeftyLefty Grove 32 262 17 9 3.02 153
Ferrell, WesWes Ferrell 12 73.1 3 6 7.61 31

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G IP W L ERA SO
Gonzales, JoeJoe Gonzales 8 31 1 2 4.35 11

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Player G W L SV ERA SO
Olson, TedTed Olson 11 0 0 0 7.24 11

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Doc Prothro
A Hazleton Red Sox New York-Pennsylvania League Specs Toporcer
B Rocky Mount Red Sox Piedmont League Nemo Leibold
C Brockville Blues Canadian-American League Jess Spring and John Grilli
C Clarksdale Red Sox Cotton States League Red Barnes
C Canton Terriers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson
D Elizabethton Betsy Red Sox Appalachian League Hobe Brummitt
D Danville-Scholfield Leafs Bi-State League Herb Brett
D Opelousas Indians Evangeline League Harry Strohm
D Moultrie Packers Georgia-Florida League Grant Gillis
D Mansfield Red Sox Ohio State League Dewey Stover

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Little Rock, Canton, Mansfield[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References

  • 1937 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1937 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com
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