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1956 Boston Red Sox  (1955)  (1957)
81-73, 4th in American League
Scored 743 runs, Allowed 709 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-73
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .723
Park Factor: Batting - 102 / Pitching - 101 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 82-72   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 84-70
Manager(s): Mike Petersen

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         37  139  432   88  145  28   5  28  103   0   0  108   35  .336  .465  .618  128  11.2  4(+2)e9    -1  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        38  135  443   80  149  32   4  26   79   4   1   61   50  .336  .430  .603  114   9.8  2e18      118  
 OF  Jackie Jensen        29  154  639  127  188  30  10  20   71  16   0   82   55  .294  .373  .466  113   6.4  1(-3)e13  -62  
 OF  Jim Piersall         26  154  642   99  184  45   4  12   74   7  14   58   72  .287  .344  .425   88   4.8  1(-1)e4   -30  
 2B *Billy Goodman        30  121  429   48  124  25  14   2   45   0   0   48   20  .289  .358  .427   67   5.8  4e30       25  
 SS  Roy McMillan         25  151  522   53  123  16   7   3   48   4   6   90   66  .236  .348  .310   59   3.7  1e23      -52  
 C   Sammy White          28  122  432   38  115  16   3   4   56   0   0   30   41  .266  .309  .345   42   3.3  2(-1)e8    18  
 UT  Dick Gernert         27   86  263   44   64   8   1  12   35   2   0   45   48  .243  .354  .418   41   5.6           -111  
 3B  Andy Carey           24  124  418   50   83  20   4   5   41   3   0   49   63  .199  .282  .301   33   2.6  1e28      -66  
 2B  Dick Williams        27  124  266   28   67  10   5   8   38   0   0   13   31  .252  .288  .417   29   3.9  4e17      -85  
 UT  Billy Martin         28  116  216   32   55  10   2   7   31   1   1   16   24  .255  .305  .417   26   4.2             14  
 C   Hank Foiles          27   64  160   15   34   8   3   7   31   0   0   10   48  .212  .256  .431   17   3.6  2(0)e6     52  
 OF  Johnny Groth         29   91   94   16   30   8   1   5   17   1   1    5   12  .319  .354  .585   17   6.7  3(-1)e2   207  
 SS  Eddie Bressoud       24   35   35    2    2   1   1   0    2   0   0    1    5  .057  .108  .143    0    .2  4e44     -309  
 PR  Johnny O'Brien       25    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0     ?           -392  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           782                  -15

     * - 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  Tom Brewer           24  22   8  .733  33  33   4   0   0   0   1  248.1  180   87   74  18  120  114  2.68   88   3.1  -46  
  P  Johnny Kucks         22  12   9  .571  30  30   2   0   0   0   1  205.2  209   96   86  27   71   63  3.76  107   4.7   14  
  P *Mel Parnell          34   9   9  .500  23  23   0   0   0   0   0  135.1  140   89   79  20   64   35  5.25   75   4.9   16  
  P  Willard Nixon        28   8   7  .533  25  25   0   0   0   0   0  156.1  125   60   58  13   65   84  3.34   58   3.4  -98  
  P  Art Fowler           34   7  13  .350  30  30   0   0   0   0   0  163.1  197  119   92  20   52   95  5.07  108   5.8   68  
  P  Lindy McDaniel       20   6   9  .400  63   1   0  37   6   8   0  102.1  109   64   60  11   45   42  5.28   59   5.2    7  
  P  Tex Clevenger        23   4   1  .800  19   0   0   7   0   1   0   23.2   18   15   14   4   11   22  5.32   10   3.9 -166  
  P  Harry Dorish         34   3   0 1.000  23   0   0   5   0   0   0   31.1   35   20   18   5   15   16  5.17   20   5.8   16  
  P *Don Gross            25   3   2  .600  53   0   0  42  27   2   0   68.1   58   20   20   4   23   51  2.63   24   3.2  -83  
  P  Tom Hurd             32   2   2  .500  16   0   0  10   1   0   0   33.1   30   13   12   2   14   14  3.24   15   4.4 -124  
  P  Ike Delock           26   2   3  .400  13   8   0   1   1   0   0   48.1   36   31   25   5   29   46  4.66   18   3.4 -130  
  P  Ron Negray           26   1   2  .333  17   4   0   7   0   0   0   42.1   47   17   16   0   20   30  3.40   20   4.3 -122  
  P  George Susce         24   1   3  .250  32   0   0   9   0   2   0   42.2   43   33   30  12   31    7  6.33   33   6.8  -25  
  P *Hank Aguirre         25   1   3  .250  51   0   0  19   3   1   0   71.1   77   37   33   8   31   34  4.16   42   5.2   32  
  P  Bob Trowbridge       26   0   2  .000  13   0   0  11   5   2   0   17.0    9    8    8   0   16   10  4.24    6   3.1  -62  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      690        -23

     * - 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          1022 117 121  551   42   7   5  .988  15   5
 Hank Foiles           368  37  60  222   14   2   1  .992   9   5
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mickey Vernon 990 109 114 1020 66 12 102 .989 9.87 Dick Gernert 353 40 42 350 37 5 37 .987 9.86 Dick Williams 46 5 6 43 4 0 8 1.000 9.20 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Billy Goodman 947 114 114 303 295 12 87 .980 5.68 Dick Williams 345 37 44 125 105 6 28 .975 6.00 Billy Martin 97 3 35 33 33 0 7 1.000 6.10 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Andy Carey 1055 117 123 105 223 26 22 .927 2.80 Billy Martin 332 37 42 35 66 4 9 .962 2.74 Dick Williams 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 1.000 5.40 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy McMillan 1345 151 151 260 546 27 107 .968 5.39 Eddie Bressoud 45 3 14 3 14 1 2 .944 3.43 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ted Williams         1013 122 123  195    7   9   3  .957  1.79
 Dick Gernert          224  25  33   45    1   0   0 1.000  1.85
 Johnny Groth          148   7  47   31    2   0   0 1.000  2.01
 Dick Williams           5   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Piersall 1372 154 154 435 23 9 2 .981 3.01 Dick Williams 12 0 7 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 Johnny Groth 6 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jackie Jensen 1369 154 154 335 12 18 1 .951 2.28 Dick Williams 21 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.43 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1956 Draft


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