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1958 Boston Red Sox  (1957)  (1959)
79-75, 3rd in American League
Scored 777 runs, Allowed 767 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-76
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .690
Park Factor: Batting - 109 / Pitching - 109 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 84-70   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 79-75
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  Jackie Jensen        31  154  577  111  172  28   3  34  130  19   6  109   83  .298  .406  .534  126   7.7  2(-3)e6     9  
 2B *Pete Runnels         30  149  591   99  179  27   5  12   72   2   5   89   59  .303  .397  .426  104   6.4  4e13      -31  
 OF *Ted Williams         39  143  438   91  128  18   4  22   73   0   1   99   88  .292  .426  .502  101   8.4  4(0)e9   -114  
 OF  Bobby Thomson        34  147  569  105  163  27   5  16   61   2   0   51   87  .286  .348  .436   85   5.4  3(0)e4    -33  
 3B  Andy Carey           26  118  347   51  102  20   6  19   75   0   0   40   60  .294  .371  .550   69   7.3  1e24       72  
 1B *Mickey Vernon        40  115  286   41   95  26   5   8   40   2   0   35   61  .332  .400  .542   64   8.7  2e17      130  
 1B  Dick Gernert         29  102  298   40   71  12   1  17   63   5   6   43   49  .238  .339  .456   43   4.8  4e14       41  
 C  *Sammy Taylor         25   94  305   37   78  11   3  10   52   3   1   32   52  .256  .323  .410   39   4.4  4(+2)e5    41  
 OF *Jerry Lynch          27  117  298   37   83  18   6   6   36   1   2    8   42  .279  .296  .440   35   4.1  4(+2)e7  -100  
 SS  Roy McMillan         27  127  426   46   87  23   3   0   30   4   2   51   40  .204  .290  .272   35   2.6  1e14      -48  
 3B  Johnny Goryl         24   77  244   24   61   5   7   5   30   1   0   21   48  .250  .309  .389   28   4.0  4e34        2  
 2B  Eddie Bressoud       26   40  110    9   35   4   4   0   10   0   0    9   15  .318  .367  .427   17   5.8  3e20      120  
 SS  Reno Bertoia         23   55  142   19   38   2   0   4   16   5   2    7   23  .268  .302  .366   14   3.6  4e30       45  
 C   Sammy White          30   84  164   15   39   5   1   2   16   0   1    6   31  .238  .269  .317   13   2.7  2(-1)e4   -97  
 C   Hank Foiles          29   28   92   13   23   6   3   2   15   0   1    8   22  .250  .307  .446   12   4.7  3(0)e3     83  
 UT  Jim Piersall         28   75   59   15   14   2   1   2    3   5   3    3    7  .237  .274  .407    4   2.6             28  
 PH  Bill Renna           33    4    4    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .500  .500  .500    1  13.5             90  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           798                   -6

     * - 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 *Billy O'Dell         25  14   8  .636  32  31   5   1   0   0   3  210.2  226   92   84  23   39  179  3.59   99   4.2   41  
  P  Ray Semproch         27  12  10  .545  31  31   2   0   0   0   1  197.2  194   98   85  18   64  107  3.87   92   4.1  -92  
  P  Tom Brewer           26  10  11  .476  35  31   1   2   1   1   0  204.0  237  133  123  29   82  131  5.43  138   6.0   55  
  P  Murray Wall          31  10  11  .476  82   0   0  47  21  14   0  119.2  146   77   76  16   52   54  5.72   85   6.5  102  
  P  Johnny Kucks         24   7   6  .538  23  13   0   4   0   0   0   84.2   93   55   47   9   40   40  5.00   51   5.5    0  
  P  Ike Delock           28   6   9  .400  40  19   2  13   5   2   1  151.2  159   78   71  18   66   79  4.21   86   5.2   31  
  P  John Briggs          24   5   2  .714  12  12   0   0   0   0   0   71.0   62   31   27   8   34   31  3.42   33   4.2  -93  
  P  Willard Nixon        30   4   0 1.000  22   0   0   5   0   1   0   45.0   43   21   21   5   25   13  4.20   27   5.7  -77  
  P  Tex Clevenger        25   4   1  .800  46   0   0  19   5   1   0   64.0   51   22   17   6   27   34  2.39   26   3.7  -66  
  P  Bob Trowbridge       28   3   3  .500  39   0   0  18   1   0   0   56.2   56   29   22   2   36   31  3.49   32   5.1  -16  
  P  Lindy McDaniel       22   2   6  .250  35  17   0   9   1   0   0   93.1  153   86   75  19   25   48  7.23   98   9.2  105  
  P  John Buzhardt        21   1   1  .500  20   0   0  16   6   2   0   23.2   14    6    6   2   16   10  2.28    8   3.2   29  
  P  Ron Blackburn        23   1   7  .125  51   0   0  10   1   2   0   57.2   65   39   33  13   31   30  5.15   44   6.9  143  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      824         18

     * - 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 Taylor          670  82  89  427   35   5   2  .989  42  22
 Sammy White           402  35  79  243   21   2   1  .992  17   4
 Hank Foiles           216  26  28  145    9   2   0  .987  18   4
 Jim Piersall           91  11  11   64    2   2   0  .971  10   1
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Gernert 645 75 76 672 58 5 49 .993 10.19 Mickey Vernon 587 62 77 600 59 4 76 .994 10.10 Pete Runnels 148 17 18 168 17 1 13 .995 11.25 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Runnels 1149 130 130 279 375 10 91 .985 5.12 Eddie Bressoud 222 24 30 45 82 4 16 .969 5.14 Johnny Goryl 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Roy McMillan 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Reno Bertoia 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 .500 6.75 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Andy Carey 792 84 102 80 236 12 17 .963 3.59 Johnny Goryl 556 68 68 83 151 12 8 .951 3.79 Reno Bertoia 24 2 7 1 4 1 0 .833 1.88 Bobby Thomson 5 0 5 1 3 0 0 1.000 6.75 Eddie Bressoud 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Roy McMillan 1054 119 125 195 397 14 84 .977 5.05 Reno Bertoia 308 34 41 58 76 10 14 .931 3.92 Eddie Bressoud 13 1 4 1 4 1 0 .833 3.38 Johnny Goryl 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 Andy Carey 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ted Williams         1002 116 117  255    5  12   0  .956  2.34
 Jerry Lynch           313  38  38   77    1   2   0  .975  2.24
 Jim Piersall           59   0  29   23    0   0   0 1.000  3.51
 Reno Bertoia            3   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.00
 Bobby Thomson           3   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  6.75
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Thomson 1185 133 133 287 23 3 0 .990 2.36 Jackie Jensen 187 21 21 47 6 0 0 1.000 2.55 Jim Piersall 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jackie Jensen 1191 133 133 253 8 5 0 .981 1.97 Jerry Lynch 173 21 21 47 1 1 0 .980 2.50 Jim Piersall 10 0 6 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.87 Bobby Thomson 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1958 Draft


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