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1959 Boston Red Sox  (1958)  (1960)
83-71, 3rd in American League
Scored 741 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-72
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .716
Park Factor: Batting - 110 / Pitching - 109 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 81-73   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 75-79
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        32  154  589  114  189  44   0  34  118  15   3   93   71  .321  .407  .569  138   8.6  1(-3)e7   112  
 2B *Pete Runnels         31  152  623  115  197  36   9   5   64  10   8   89   59  .316  .400  .427  109   6.5  4e16      -14  
 OF  Jackie Brandt        25  115  427   65  130  22  10  13   51   6   2   42   64  .304  .364  .494   76   6.4  2(-3)e6   120  
 3B  Dick Williams        30  139  524   55  138  44   0  15   78   2   5   36   61  .263  .312  .433   67   4.4  4e22       -1  
 1B  Dick Gernert         30  118  318   46   90  11   3  11   38   3   2   53   46  .283  .383  .440   54   6.0  4e8        28  
 OF *Ted Williams         40   87  302   43   77   8   0  13   49   0   0   58   27  .255  .377  .411   50   5.9  4(+2)e9    -3  
 SS  Roy McMillan         28   98  271   33   79  18   2   7   40   0   0   26   31  .292  .361  .450   43   5.8  1e21       18  
 OF  Bobby Thomson        35   87  299   47   85   8   2  12   46   1   1   26   33  .284  .343  .445   43   5.2  4(0)e5     67  
 1B *Vic Wertz            34   91  248   24   70   8   0  10   26   0   0   34   31  .282  .378  .435   40   6.0  4e13       63  
 SS  Eddie Bressoud       27   98  344   37   82  30   0   5   22   0   0   26   65  .238  .292  .369   36   3.6  3e21      -53  
 C  *Sammy Taylor         26   91  330   31   81  12   1  12   53   0   0   17   61  .245  .282  .397   35   3.6  4(+2)e8   -84  
 C   Sammy White          31   80  290   32   78  11   3   4   31   1   1   19   40  .269  .314  .369   31   3.8  1(-2)e4    11  
 OF  Jim Piersall         29   62  139   34   48   8   1   2   24   4   2   18    3  .345  .419  .460   27   7.7  1(-1)e8   238  
 OF *Jerry Lynch          28   83  211   22   54   9   2   5   22   3   0   13   31  .256  .302  .389   24   4.1  4(+2)e7   -91  
 3B  Andy Carey           27   34  111   14   31   5   0   6   17   1   0    8   20  .279  .328  .486   16   5.1  1e44      152  
 3B  Johnny Goryl         25    4    5    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .400  .571  .600    2  18.1  4e37      553  
 PH  Joe Pignatano        29    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -648  
 PH  Hank Foiles          30    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -662  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 30                                                                           799                   30

     * - 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 *Harvey Haddix        33  20   6  .769  35  33   4   1   0   0   1  242.1  211   98   89  29   71  176  3.31   95   3.5  -18  
  P *Billy O'Dell         26  13  11  .542  29  29   7   0   0   0   1  204.0  157   86   70  26   78  106  3.09   78   3.4  -30  
  P  Tom Brewer           27  11  11  .500  32  32   2   0   0   0   0  209.0  217  113  101  16   86  127  4.35  105   4.4   -2  
  P  Jack Fisher          20  10   5  .667  61   0   0  33   7   5   0   89.2   86   47   37   8   43   48  3.71   41   4.1    8  
  P  Ike Delock           29  10   6  .625  22  17   5   3   1   0   2  135.1  104   46   40  11   61   78  2.66   46   3.1 -110  
  P  Jack Sanford         30   7  13  .350  32  32   2   0   0   0   0  203.2  232  118  110  26   61  121  4.86  124   5.5   66  
  P  Murray Wall          32   3   1  .750  17   0   0  10   0   0   0   28.2   30   15   15   6    3    7  4.71   13   4.2  -89  
  P  Ray Semproch         28   3   4  .429  38   9   1   8   2   0   0   89.2   88   55   54   9   59   48  5.42   58   5.8  -54  
  P  Lindy McDaniel       23   3  10  .231  56   1   0  47  22   8   0   76.2   81   52   46   5   31   43  5.40   43   5.1  -24  
  P  Nelson Chittum       26   2   0 1.000  13   0   0   7   1   2   0   17.2   14    4    4   0    5    6  2.04    5   2.7  -83  
  P  John Buzhardt        22   1   4  .200  47   1   0  23   1   2   0   87.0  105   56   50  11   31   34  5.17   63   6.6   43  
  P  Bob Trowbridge       29   0   0  .000   4   0   0   1   0   0   0    5.1   10    3    3   1    0    3  5.06    5  10.1  141  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      681        -12

     * - 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          723  80  86  470   39   6   4  .988  30  23
 Sammy White           666  74  79  431   18   1   4  .998   9   4
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Gernert 655 72 74 614 47 2 48 .997 9.08 Vic Wertz 536 61 62 480 45 2 45 .996 8.81 Jackie Brandt 195 21 22 181 12 7 24 .965 8.91 Dick Williams 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 7.71 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pete Runnels 1325 147 147 469 393 15 100 .983 5.86 Dick Williams 64 7 7 23 11 2 3 .944 4.78 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dick Williams 1126 126 127 113 246 22 20 .942 2.87 Andy Carey 249 27 29 18 49 5 5 .931 2.42 Johnny Goryl 9 1 2 1 4 0 1 1.000 5.00 Jim Piersall 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 5.40 Eddie Bressoud 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eddie Bressoud 794 90 90 189 257 8 46 .982 5.06 Roy McMillan 586 63 73 135 193 10 40 .970 5.03 Pete Runnels 9 1 2 2 2 1 0 .800 4.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ted Williams          691  80  80  131    5   8   0  .944  1.77
 Jerry Lynch           373  41  44   90    4   3   0  .969  2.27
 Bobby Thomson         298  33  35   70    3   1   0  .986  2.20
 Dick Gernert           20   0  12    7    0   0   0 1.000  3.10
 Jackie Brandt           5   0   4    3    0   0   0 1.000  5.79
 Jim Piersall            2   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jackie Brandt 709 80 80 188 5 1 1 .995 2.45 Jackie Jensen 375 41 42 108 5 0 1 1.000 2.71 Jim Piersall 305 33 39 84 4 3 1 .967 2.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jackie Jensen 1012 113 114 209 5 2 1 .991 1.90 Bobby Thomson 367 41 42 74 4 2 0 .975 1.91 Dick Gernert 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Dick Williams 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 Jackie Brandt 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1959 Draft


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