1917 Boston Red Sox season

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1917 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Joseph Lannin, Harry Frazee
Manager(s) Jack Barry
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The 1917 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 2nd in the American League with a record of 90 wins and 62 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 100 54 0.649 56–21 44–33
Boston Red Sox 90 62 0.592 9 45–33 45–29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 12 44–34 44–32
Detroit Tigers 78 75 0.510 21½ 34–41 44–34
Washington Senators 74 79 0.484 25½ 42–35 32–44
New York Yankees 71 82 0.464 28½ 35–40 36–42
St. Louis Browns 57 97 0.370 43 31–46 26–51
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 0.359 44½ 29–47 26–51


Opening Day lineup[edit]

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

Roster[edit]

1917 Boston Red Sox roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Pinch hitter

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
2B Barry, JackJack Barry 116 388 83 .214 2 30
OF Hooper, HarryHarry Hooper 151 559 143 .256 3 45

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

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
Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 41 326.1 24 13 2.01 128
Leonard, DutchDutch Leonard 37 294.1 16 17 2.17 144
Mays, CarlCarl Mays 35 2 289 9 1.74 91
Shore, ErnieErnie Shore 29 226.2 13 10 2.22 57
Foster, RubeRube Foster 17 124.2 8 7 2.53 34

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

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
Bader, LoreLore Bader 15 2 0 1 2.35 14

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