1915 Boston Red Sox season

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1915 Boston Red Sox
1915 World Series Champions
1915 American League Champions
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Owner(s)Joseph Lannin
Manager(s)Bill Carrigan
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1915 Boston Red Sox team photo

The 1915 Boston Red Sox season was the fifteenth season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished first in the American League (AL) with a record of 101 wins and 50 losses. The team then faced the National League (NL) champion Philadelphia Phillies in the 1915 World Series, which the Red Sox won in five games to capture the franchise's third World Series.

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Harry Hooper RF
Heinie Wagner 2B
Tris Speaker CF
Duffy Lewis LF
Dick Hoblitzel 1B
Everett Scott SS
Larry Gardner 3B
Hick Cady C
Ernie Shore P

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 101 50 0.669 55–20 46–30
Detroit Tigers 100 54 0.649 51–26 49–28
Chicago White Sox 93 61 0.604 54–24 39–37
Washington Senators 85 68 0.556 17 50–29 35–39
New York Yankees 69 83 0.454 32½ 37–43 32–40
St. Louis Browns 63 91 0.409 39½ 35–38 28–53
Cleveland Indians 57 95 0.375 44½ 27–50 30–45
Philadelphia Athletics 43 109 0.283 58½ 19–53 24–56

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1915 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 16–4 14–8 10–12 17–5–1 17–5–2 15–6–1
Chicago 10–12 16–6 7–15 15–7 19–3 18–4 8–14–1
Cleveland 4–16 6–16 5–17 9–13–1 15–7–1 12–10 6–16
Detroit 8–14 15–7 17–5 17–5 17–5 13–9–2 13–9
New York 12–10 7–15 13–9–1 5–17 11–9 12–10–1 9–13
Philadelphia 5–17–1 3–19 7–15–1 5–17 9–11 6–16 8–14
St. Louis 5–17–2 4–18 10–12 9–13–2 10–12–1 16–6 9–13
Washington 6–15–1 14–8–1 16–6 9–13 13–9 14–8 13–9


Roster[edit]

1915 Boston Red Sox
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Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 Hick Cady 78 205 57 .278 0 17
1B Dick Hoblitzell 124 399 113 .283 2 61
2B Jack Barry 78 248 65 .262 0 26
SS Everett Scott 100 359 72 .201 0 28
3B Larry Gardner 127 430 111 .258 1 55
OF Duffy Lewis 152 557 162 .291 2 76
OF Harry Hooper 149 566 133 .235 2 51
OF Tris Speaker 150 547 176 .322 0 69

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
Hal Janvrin 99 316 85 .269 0 37
Heinie Wagner 84 267 64 .240 0 29
Del Gainer 82 200 59 .295 1 29
Pinch Thomas 86 203 48 .236 0 21
Bill Carrigan 46 95 19 .200 0 7
Olaf Henriksen 73 92 18 .196 0 13
Mike McNally 23 53 8 .151 0 0
Chick Shorten 6 14 3 .214 0 0
Richard Haley 5 7 1 .143 0 0
Bill Rodgers 11 6 0 .000 0 0
Wally Rehg 5 5 1 .200 0 0

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
Rube Foster 37 255 19 8 2.11 82
Ernie Shore 38 247 19 8 1.64 102
Babe Ruth 32 217.2 18 8 2.44 112
Dutch Leonard 32 183.1 15 7 2.36 116
Smoky Joe Wood 25 157.1 15 5 1.49 63

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
Carl Mays 38 131.2 6 5 2.60 65
Ray Collins 25 104.2 4 7 4.30 43
Vean Gregg 18 75 4 2 3.36 43
Herb Pennock 5 14 0 0 9.64 7

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
Ralph Comstock 3 1 0 0 2.00 1
Guy Cooper 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

1915 World Series[edit]

AL Boston Red Sox (4) vs. NL Philadelphia Phillies (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Red Sox – 1, Phillies – 3 October 8 Baker Bowl 19,343
2 Red Sox – 2, Phillies – 1 October 9 Baker Bowl 20,306
3 Phillies – 1, Red Sox – 2 October 11 Braves Field 42,300
4 Phillies – 1, Red Sox – 2 October 12 Braves Field 41,096
5 Red Sox – 5, Phillies – 4 October 13 Baker Bowl 20,306

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