1936 Boston Red Sox season

1936 Boston Red Sox season

The 1936 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 74 wins and 80 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .667 --
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19½
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22½
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44½
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

Opening Day lineup

  5 Billy Werber RF
  8 Doc Cramer CF
  7 Heinie Manush     LF
  3 Jimmie Foxx 1B
  6 Joe Cronin  SS
  4 Eric McNair 3B
  2 Rick Ferrell C
24 Ski Melillo 2B
12 Wes Ferrell P

Roster

1936 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
1B Foxx, JimmieJimmie Foxx 155 585 198 .338 41 143
3B Werber, BillyBilly Werber 145 535 147 .275 10 67
OF Cramer, DocDoc Cramer 154 643 188 .292 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 81 295 83 .281 2 43

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
Ferrell, WesWes Ferrell 39 301 20 15 4.19 106
Marcum, JohnnyJohnny Marcum 31 174 8 13 4.81 57

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
Olson, TedTed Olson 5 18.1 1 1 7.36 5

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
Cascarella, JoeJoe Cascarella 10 0 2 0 6.97 7
Bowers, StewStew Bowers 5 0 0 0 5.93 0
Dickman, EmersonEmerson Dickman 1 0 0 0 9.00 2

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Syracuse Chiefs International League Nemo Leibold and Mike Kelly
AA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Frank Shellenback
A1 Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Doc Prothro
A Elmira Colonels New York-Pennsylvania League Rabbit Maranville
B Rocky Mount Red Sox Piedmont League Specs Toporcer
C Helena Seaporters Cotton States League Rod Whitney
C Canton Terriers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson
D Danville-Schoolfield Leafs Bi-State League Herb Brett
D Eau Claire Bears Northern League Johnny Mostil

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Eau Claire[2]

Notes

References

  • 1936 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1936 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com