1954 Boston Red Sox season

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1954 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 1954 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 69 wins and 85 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 111 43 .721 --
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 8
Chicago White Sox 94 60 .610 17
Boston Red Sox 69 85 .448 42
Detroit Tigers 68 86 .442 43
Washington Senators 66 88 .429 45
Baltimore Orioles 54 100 .351 57
Philadelphia Athletics 51 103 .331 60

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  8 Billy Consolo 2B
37 Jimmy Piersall     CF
30 Jackie Jensen RF
  1 George Kell 3B
10 Billy Goodman     LF
  3 Dick Gernert 1B
22 Sammy White C
  5 Ted Lepcio SS
17 Mel Parnell P

Roster[edit]

1954 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
RF Piersall, JimmyJimmy Piersall 133 474 135 .285 8 38

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
Consolo, BillyBilly Consolo 91 242 55 .227 1 11

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
Brewer, TomTom Brewer 33 162.2 10 9 4.65 69

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels American Association Pinky Higgins
A Albany Senators Eastern League Jack Burns
B Greensboro Patriots Carolina League Eddie Popowski
C San Jose Red Sox California League Red Marion
D Bluefield Blue-Grays Appalachian League Len Okrie
D Corning Red Sox PONY League Sheriff Robinson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Louisville, Albany, Bluefield, Corning[1]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]