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1953 Boston Red Sox  (1952)  (1954)
69-85, 5th in American League
Scored 611 runs, Allowed 771 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 59-95
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .690
Park Factor: Batting - 118 / Pitching - 120 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 64-90   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 84-69
Manager(s): Stan Berger

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 3B  Danny O'Connell      26  154  624   75  194  21  10  13   60   8   1   44   52  .311  .358  .439   97   5.6  3e22       35  
 C   Sammy White          25  129  468   59  144  36   1  12   55   4   6   30   72  .308  .351  .466   71   5.6  2(-1)e5    64  
 OF  Jim Piersall         23  154  606   65  161  18   8   6   54  17   4   40   76  .266  .312  .351   68   3.8  2(-1)e5   -20  
 2B *Billy Goodman        27  126  430   50  132  28   1   6   41   0   1   43    9  .307  .368  .419   63   5.4  4e20       -5  
 OF  Johnny Groth         26  147  598   60  147  36   8   9   72   6   0   31   74  .246  .285  .378   61   3.5  3(0)e4    -15  
 OF *Dale Mitchell        31   95  345   42   98  16   5  11   44   2   1   23   18  .284  .328  .455   50   5.1  3(+2)e8   -17  
 OF *Paul Smith           22   84  285   36   91  13   6   5   40   3   4   18   16  .319  .358  .460   45   5.8  4(+3)e8   108  
 SS  Roy McMillan         22  123  428   43  105  18   1   4   47   2   2   40   54  .245  .314  .320   42   3.4  1e22       43  
 1B  Walt Dropo           30  116  437   48  106  16   2  12   52   0   3   17   68  .243  .274  .371   40   3.1  3e14      -16  
 C   Del Wilber           34   46  115   21   32   6   0  14   27   0   0    4   27  .278  .306  .696   24   7.9  3(-1)e6   216  
 1B  Dick Gernert         24   96  228   25   53  10   1   5   20   0   0   28   53  .232  .314  .351   24   3.5  4e21     -121  
 OF *Ted Williams         34   32   57   15   20   5   0   5   12   0   0   14   11  .351  .479  .702   19  14.2  4(0)e7   -230  
 2B  Billy Martin         25   58  204   19   39   6   3   2   14   1   1    8   25  .191  .228  .279   12   1.9  3e12     -202  
 SS  Johnny O'Brien       22   36  123   12   30   4   1   1   10   0   0    4   19  .244  .277  .317   10   3.0  4e33      -45  
 PH *Johnny Pesky         33   36   33    5   15   5   0   0    6   0   0    1    0  .455  .471  .606    8  12.0            334  
 PH  Andy Carey           21   37   34    3    6   3   0   1    5   0   0    8    6  .176  .333  .353    4   4.1           -233  
 PH *Floyd Baker          36    1    1    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0 1.000 1.000 1.000    1     ?           1334  
 PH  Clyde Vollmer        31    4   13    1    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    2  .231  .286  .231    0   2.5           -219  
 C   Gus Niarhos          32    9   26    0    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    6  .115  .179  .115    0    .7  3(+2)e6  -292  
 UT  Johnny Lipon         30    3    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -540  
 OF *Al Zarilla           34    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0     ?  3(-2)e8  -557  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                           650                   -1

     * - 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          31  17  12  .586  41  38   4   2   0   0   2  258.1  210   96   84  19  126  194  2.93   98   3.4  -50  
  P  Marlin Stuart        34   7   3  .700  87   0   0  31   7   3   0  127.1  145   69   65  12   51   63  4.59   74   5.3  -41  
  P  Sid Hudson           38   7   6  .538  37  17   0   5   2   1   0  137.1  141   75   64  19   55   63  4.19   75   4.8    3  
  P  Johnny Lindell       36   7  23  .233  38  35   4   2   1   0   0  225.0  216  135  110  16  168  143  4.40  132   5.2  -23  
  P  Willard Nixon        25   6   1  .857  38   8   1  20   3   0   0   90.2   73   36   31   5   38   44  3.08   33   3.3  -81  
  P  Jim McDonald         26   6   7  .462  27  13   0   9   2   0   0   92.0   95   39   35   6   33   42  3.42   46   4.6   30  
  P  Harry Byrd           28   6  26  .188  44  41   0   1   0   0   0  217.0  314  209  190  44  114  131  7.88  225   9.3  138  
  P  Dave Hoskins         27   5   4  .556  37   2   0  16   2   0   0   61.0   62   24   23   3   19   33  3.39   28   4.2  -16  
  P *Kent Peterson        27   4   0 1.000  15   0   0   3   0   1   0   25.1   29   20   19   2   21   14  6.75   23   8.7  -23  
  P  Bob Hooper           31   2   3  .400  47   0   0  43  27   6   0   61.0   42   18   18   2   33   15  2.66   20   3.0  -30  
  P  Ike Delock           23   1   0 1.000  36   0   0   8   0   1   0   48.2   75   31   27   3   28   21  4.99   44   8.5   91  
  P *Max Lanier           37   1   0 1.000  17   0   0   5   0   0   0   28.0   44   19   19   3   16    9  6.11   26   8.7   38  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 31                                                                                      828          6

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Sammy White          1066 122 125  684   63   5   7  .993  38  32
 Del Wilber            235  24  34  136   12   0   2 1.000   5   3
 Gus Niarhos            70   8   9   49    5   1   0  .982   4   3
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Walt Dropo 917 105 105 879 82 11 106 .989 9.44 Dick Gernert 438 49 51 417 37 9 45 .981 9.33 Billy Goodman 16 0 2 26 1 0 1 1.000 15.19 Paul Smith 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 13.50 Del Wilber 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Goodman 916 105 107 269 307 8 95 .986 5.66 Billy Martin 446 49 54 130 139 3 35 .989 5.42 Johnny Pesky 5 0 2 0 2 1 2 .667 3.86 Danny O'Connell 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Andy Carey 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Johnny Lipon 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Danny O'Connell 1361 154 154 161 357 15 35 .972 3.42 Andy Carey 8 0 4 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.24 Roy McMillan 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy McMillan 1079 122 122 232 387 11 90 .983 5.16 Johnny O'Brien 282 32 34 52 81 8 20 .943 4.25 Billy Martin 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.60 Andy Carey 5 0 2 3 1 0 0 1.000 7.71 Johnny Lipon 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Dale Mitchell         696  79  83  165    6   4   0  .977  2.21
 Paul Smith            583  66  69  126    5   4   1  .970  2.02
 Ted Williams           92   9  14    8    1   0   0 1.000  0.88
 Clyde Vollmer           8   0   4    2    1   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Johnny Pesky            1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  9.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Piersall 1372 154 154 376 23 4 5 .990 2.62 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Johnny Groth 1301 146 146 299 14 5 1 .984 2.17 Dale Mitchell 35 4 4 8 1 1 0 .900 2.29 Ted Williams 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Al Zarilla 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1953 Draft


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