1952 Boston Red Sox season

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1952 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Lou Boudreau
Local television WBZ-TV, Ch. 4, and WNAC-TV, Ch. 7
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Bob DeLaney, Tom Hussey)
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The 1952 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 76 wins and 78 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 59 .617 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 2
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 14
Philadelphia Athletics 79 75 .513 16
Washington Senators 78 76 .506 17
Boston Red Sox 76 78 .494 19
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 31
Detroit Tigers 50 104 .325 45

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  7 Dom DiMaggio     CF
  6 Johnny Pesky 3B
  9 Ted Williams LF
  3 Walt Dropo 1B
37 Faye Throneberry     RF
  2 Jimmy Piersall SS
17 Mel Parnell P
12 Ted Lepcio 2B
11 Gus Niarhos C

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1952 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
C White, SammySammy White 115 381 107 .281 10 49
1B Gernert, DickDick Gernert 102 367 89 .243 19 67
OF DiMaggio, DomDom DiMaggio 128 486 143 .294 6 33

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
Pesky, JohnnyJohnny Pesky 25 67 10 .149 0 2

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
Atkins, JamesJames Atkins 3 10.1 0 1 3.48 2

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels American Association Pinky Higgins
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Al Vincent and Red Mathis
A Albany Senators Eastern League Jack Burns
B Roanoke Ro-Sox Piedmont League Owen Scheetz
C San Jose Red Sox California League Red Marion
D High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms North Carolina State League Jim Gruzdis

Notes[edit]

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