1942 Boston Red Sox season

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1942 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt, Tom Hussey)
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The 1942 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing second in the American League with a record of 93 wins and 59 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Notable transactions[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  6 Johnny Pesky SS
  7 Dom DiMaggio CF
  9 Ted Williams LF
  3 Jimmie Foxx 1B
  5 Jim Tabor 3B
12 Pete Fox RF
26 Skeeter Newsome 2B
11 Johnny Peacock C
28 Dick Newsome P

Roster[edit]

1942 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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

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
Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 45 79 24 .304 4 24

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
Chase, KenKen Chase 13 80.1 5 1 3.81 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
Brown, MaceMace Brown 34 9 3 6 3.43 20

Awards and honors[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Louisville Colonels American Association Bill Burwell
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Nemo Leibold
B Greensboro Red Sox Piedmont League Heinie Manush
C Oneonta Indians Canadian-American League Red Barnes
C Canton Terriers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson
D Danville-Scholfield Leafs Bi-State League Elmer Yoter
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Wally Schang

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Scranton, Greensboro

KITTY League folded, June 19, 1942

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