1944 Boston Red Sox season

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1944 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)
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The 1944 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 77 wins and 77 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
St. Louis Browns 89 65 .578 --
Detroit Tigers 88 66 .571 1
New York Yankees 83 71 .539 6
Boston Red Sox 77 77 .500 12
Cleveland Indians 72 82 .468 17
Philadelphia Athletics 72 82 .468 17
Chicago White Sox 71 83 .461 18
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 25

Opening Day lineup[edit]

26 Skeeter Newsome     SS
 2 Catfish Metkovich 1B
19 Ford Garrison RF
 8 Bob Johnson     LF
  1 Bobby Doerr 2B
  5 Jim Tabor 3B
11 Leon Culberson CF
 6 Roy Partee C
18 Yank Terry P

Roster[edit]

1944 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
SS Newsome, SkeeterSkeeter Newsome 136 472 114 .242 0 41

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 76 191 46 .241 5 28

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
Barrett, FrankFrank Barrett 38 8 7 8 3.69 80

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Louisville Colonels American Association Nemo Leibold
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Heinie Manush
B Roanoke Red Sox Piedmont League Eddie Popowski
D Middletown Red Sox Ohio State League Red Barnes

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Louisville[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Al Simmons page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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