1944 Boston Red Sox season

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1944 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
General manager(s) Eddie Collins
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

Regular season

Season standings

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

Record vs. opponents

1944 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

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


Opening Day lineup

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

1944 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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

  1. Al Simmons 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