1943 Boston Red Sox season

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1943 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Joe Cronin
Local radio WAAB
(Jim Britt)
WNAC
(Tom Hussey, George Hartrick)
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The 1943 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 68 wins and 84 losses. The team set a major league record which still stands by playing in 31 extra-innings games.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1943 season: Bill Howerton was signed as an amateur free agent by the Red Sox.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Washington Senators 84 69 .549 13.5
Cleveland Indians 82 71 .536 15.5
Chicago White Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
St. Louis Browns 72 80 .474 25
Boston Red Sox 68 84 .447 29
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318 49

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  7 Eddie Lake SS
12 Pete Fox RF
  1 Bobby Doerr 2B
14 Johnny Lazor LF
  3 Tony Lupien 1B
15 Ford Garrison CF
26 Skeeter Newsome     3B
11 Johnny Peacock     C
21 Tex Hughson P

Roster[edit]

1943 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
Lake, EddieEddie Lake 75 216 43 .199 3 16
Cronin, JoeJoe Cronin 59 77 24 .312 5 29

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

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 49 6 6 9 2.12 40

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Louisville Colonels American Association Bill Burwell
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Nemo Leibold
B Roanoke Red Sox Piedmont League Heinie Manush

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Game Length Records Inning Based Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Bill Howerton page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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