1916 Boston Red Sox season

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1916 Boston Red Sox
1916 World Series Champions
1916 American League Champions
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Owner(s) Joseph Lannin
Manager(s) Bill Carrigan
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The 1916 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses. They defeated the Brooklyn Robins in 5 games in the World Series.

Regular season[edit]

The 1916 Boston Red Sox. Babe Ruth is bottom row, 4th from left.

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 91 63 0.591 49–28 42–35
Chicago White Sox 89 65 0.578 2 49–28 40–37
Detroit Tigers 87 67 0.565 4 49–28 38–39
New York Yankees 80 74 0.519 11 46–31 34–43
St. Louis Browns 79 75 0.513 12 45–32 34–43
Cleveland Indians 77 77 0.500 14 44–33 33–44
Washington Senators 76 77 0.497 14½ 49–28 27–49
Philadelphia Athletics 36 117 0.235 54½ 23–53 13–64


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Harry Hooper RF
Everett Scott SS
Dick Hoblitzel 1B
Tilly Walker CF
Chick Shorten LF
Larry Gardner 3B
Jack Barry 2B
Pinch Thomas C
Babe Ruth P

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1916 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
OF Hooper, HarryHarry Hooper 151 575 156 .271 1 37

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Carrigan, BillBill Carrigan 33 63 17 .270 0 11
Walsh, JimmyJimmy Walsh 14 17 3 .176 0 2
Haley, RichardRichard Haley 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Foster, RubeRube Foster 33 182.1 14 7 3.06 53

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Gregg, VeanVean Gregg 21 77.2 2 5 3.01 41

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

1916 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1916 World Series

AL Boston Red Sox (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Robins (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Robins – 5, Red Sox – 6 October 7 Braves Field 36,117
2 Robins – 1, Red Sox – 2 (14 innings) October 9 Braves Field 41,373
3 Red Sox – 3, Robins – 4 October 10 Ebbets Field 21,087
4 Red Sox – 6, Robins – 2 October 11 Ebbets Field 21,662
5 Robins – 1, Red Sox – 4 October 12 Braves Field 42,620

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