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1949 Boston Red Sox  (1948)  (1950)
88-66, 1st in American League
Scored 830 runs, Allowed 766 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-71
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .688
Park Factor: Batting - 107 / Pitching - 106 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 79-75   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 96-58
Manager(s): Steve Bivens

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos

 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF *Ted Williams         30  154  536  144  190  27   7  47  136   0   0  157   60  .354  .500  .694  197  14.6  3(0)e6     53  
 2B  Bobby Doerr          31  154  585  100  171  36   7  25  129   0   1   74   47  .292  .368  .506  107   6.5  1e18      -16  
 3B *Johnny Pesky         29  154  642  123  198  35   5   5   43   2   3   95   31  .308  .401  .402  106   6.1  2e16       11  
 OF  Dom Dimaggio         32  154  619  104  185  33   6  11  112   0   0   73   74  .299  .370  .425   97   5.6  1(-3)e10  -29  
 SS  Lou Boudreau         31  136  537   96  160  23   8   5   52   0   0   55   33  .298  .368  .399   79   5.4  1e30       22  
 C   Birdie Tebbetts      36  127  406   50  109   8   0  11   59   0   3   56   24  .268  .355  .369   52   4.4  1(0)e7     13  
 1B *Chuck Kress          27  130  399   51  108  16   6   5   69   5   1   44   63  .271  .342  .378   49   4.2  3e11       12  
 SS  Alvin Dark           27  102  286   27   85  14   0   3   36   0   0   19   31  .297  .338  .378   35   4.6  2e30       43  
 OF *Lloyd Merriman       24  109  291   29   60  13   4   5   37   0   0   25   35  .206  .267  .330   24   2.7  2(+1)e12  -36  
 C  *Joe Garagiola        23   70  169   16   49   5   0   3   23   0   0   13   14  .290  .339  .373   20   4.3  2(-1)e7     7  
 OF  Tommy O'Brien        30   60  131   15   32   5   0   2   16   0   0   24   18  .244  .359  .328   15   4.1  4(+1)e7    16  
 PH  Lou Stringer         32   43   39   10   11   5   0   2    7   0   0    6    5  .282  .378  .564    8   7.8            155  
 1B *Paul Lehner          29   46  125   14   28   5   0   0    9   0   0    4   13  .224  .246  .264    8   2.2  4e17      -64  
 OF  Sam Mele             26   25   85    7   19   2   5   0   13   0   0    7   13  .224  .283  .365    8   3.2  3(-1)e10   31  
 C   Dixie Howell         29   17   47    5   12   1   0   3   13   0   0    1    8  .255  .265  .468    5   4.1  3(+2)e7   122  
 OF  Fred Hancock         29   11   28    4    7   0   2   0    1   0   0    3    4  .250  .323  .393    3   4.9  4(+5)e7   242  
 PH  Putsy Caballero      21   26   28    3    8   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .286  .286  .286    2   2.6            -32  
 OF *Don Mueller          22    4    3    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .667  .667  .667    1  36.0  4(-1)e9   735  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           825                   10

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary

     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P *Mel Parnell          27  21  10  .677  40  40   9   0   0   0   1  309.1  298  142  118   8  145  158  3.43  129   3.7   10  
  P  Joe Dobson           32  14  10  .583  33  33   1   0   0   0   1  213.0  234  108   99  18   97  116  4.18  124   5.2    5  
  P *Mickey Harris        32  13  10  .565  28  28   0   0   0   0   0  159.0  203  100   88  12   63   91  4.98  115   6.5   18  
  P *Joe Ostrowski        32   9   3  .750  37  17   2  11   2   0   1  140.2  168   74   67  16   26   40  4.29   79   5.0  -70  
  P  Fred Sanford         29   7   4  .636  34  11   2  10   0   0   1  104.2   81   42   34   8   59   63  2.92   43   3.7 -139  
  P  Carl Erskine         22   6   4  .600  43   0   0  27   7   1   0   67.1   67   49   48   7   47   53  6.42   44   5.8   91  
  P  Erv Palica           21   6   5  .545  63   0   0  50  27   8   0   96.2   79   33   31   6   39   58  2.89   36   3.4  -96  
  P *Frank Fanovich       27   5   8  .385  22  15   0   1   0   0   0   89.2   91   70   54   5   65   66  5.42   53   5.1  -25  
  P  Blix Donnelly        35   4   9  .308  59  10   0  20   4   4   0  131.2  162  105   89  16   81   65  6.08  106   7.1   80  
  P  Frank Quinn          21   2   2  .500  18   0   0  12   4   1   0   22.1   17   10    8   3   14    4  3.22   10   4.0  -41  
  P  Tex Hughson          33   1   1  .500  23   0   0   9   1   1   0   39.1   52   33   30   5   24   20  6.86   33   7.9  103  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      777         -4

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Birdie Tebbetts       975 107 116  605   45   8   4  .988  17  22
 Joe Garagiola         309  36  38  158   18   3   0  .983   4   7
 Dixie Howell           90  11  11   64    5   0   0 1.000   8   2
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Chuck Kress 908 98 120 901 85 7 104 .993 9.77 Lou Boudreau 343 41 43 338 38 6 35 .984 9.87 Paul Lehner 94 12 15 104 4 1 7 .991 10.38 Sam Mele 28 3 5 39 4 2 0 .956 13.82 Don Mueller 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Doerr 1361 154 154 361 479 22 122 .974 5.56 Lou Stringer 7 0 4 3 4 0 2 1.000 9.00 Putsy Caballero 6 0 1 0 4 0 0 1.000 6.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Pesky 1372 154 154 154 310 13 37 .973 3.04 Alvin Dark 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lou Boudreau 797 88 98 165 283 23 60 .951 5.06 Alvin Dark 576 66 70 135 192 11 38 .967 5.11 Putsy Caballero 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ted Williams         1353 154 154  328   16   8   0  .977  2.29
 Lloyd Merriman         21   0  11    9    0   0   0 1.000  3.86
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dom Dimaggio 1374 154 154 422 21 14 1 .969 2.90 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Lloyd Merriman 704 76 94 123 2 7 1 .947 1.60 Tommy O'Brien 258 32 35 56 1 0 0 1.000 1.99 Paul Lehner 176 15 30 31 1 0 0 1.000 1.64 Sam Mele* 165 20 20 25 1 0 0 1.000 1.42 Fred Hancock 71 11 11 14 0 2 0 .875 1.77 Don Mueller 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1949 Draft


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