1934 Boston Red Sox season

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1934 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Tom Yawkey
General manager(s)Eddie Collins
Manager(s)Bucky Harris
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey)
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The 1934 Boston Red Sox season was the 34th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished fourth in the American League (AL) with a record of 76 wins and 76 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1934 American League Records

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

  1 Chalmer Cissell 2B
20 Lyn Lary SS
25 Eddie Morgan 1B
 4 Roy Johnson LF
  5 Carl Reynolds CF
  7 Rick Ferrell C
22 Dick Porter RF
  8 Billy Werber 3B
11 Gordon Rhodes   P

Roster[edit]

1934 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 Rick Ferrell 132 437 130 .297 1 48
1B Ed Morgan 138 528 141 .267 3 79
2B Bill Cissell 102 416 111 .267 4 44
3B Billy Werber 152 623 200 .321 11 67
SS Lyn Lary 129 419 101 .241 2 54
OF Roy Johnson 143 569 182 .320 7 119
OF Carl Reynolds 113 413 125 .303 4 86
OF Moose Solters 101 365 109 .299 7 58

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
Max Bishop 97 253 66 .261 1 22
Skinny Graham 13 47 11 .234 0 3

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
Wes Ferrell 26 181 14 5 3.63 87
George Hockette 3 27.1 2 1 1.65 14

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
Lefty Grove 22 109.1 8 8 6.50 43
Rube Walberg 30 104.2 6 7 4.04 38

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
Herb Pennock 30 2 0 1 3.05 16

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Kansas City Blues American Association Roger Peckinpaugh
A Reading Red Sox New York–Pennsylvania League Nemo Leibold
B Columbia Sandlappers/Asheville Tourists Piedmont League Bill Laval and Possum Whitted
C Joplin Miners Western Association Wally Schang

Columbia franchise transferred and renamed, June 7, 1934[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Lefty Grove page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]