1950 Boston Red Sox season

1950 Boston Red Sox season

The 1950 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 94 wins and 60 losses, four games behind the AL and World Series Champion New York Yankees. This was the last time that the Red Sox would win at least 90 games until their return to the World Series in 1967.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Opening Day lineup

  7 Dom DiMaggio     CF
  6 Johnny Pesky 3B
  9 Ted Williams LF
  5 Vern Stephens SS
  2 Al Zarilla RF
  1 Bobby Doerr 2B
10 Billy Goodman     1B
14 Matt Batts C
17 Mel Parnell P

Roster

1950 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Pesky, JohnnyJohnny Pesky 127 490 153 .312 1 49
OF Williams, TedTed Williams 89 334 106 .317 28 97
OF DiMaggio, DomDom DiMaggio 141 588 193 .328 7 70

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

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
Dobson, JoeJoe Dobson 39 206.2 15 10 4.18 81

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
Taylor, HarryHarry Taylor 3 19 2 0 1.42 8

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
Atkins, JamesJames Atkins 1 0 0 0 3.38 0

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels American Association Mike Ryba
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Pinky Higgins
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Jack Burns
B Roanoke Red Sox Piedmont League Red Marion
C San Jose Red Sox California League Marv Owen
C Oneonta Red Sox Canadian-American League Eddie Popowski
D Kinston Eagles Coastal Plain League Wally Millies
D Marion Red Sox Ohio-Indiana League George Susce and Elmer Yoter

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Roanoke, Marion[1]

References

External links

  • 1950 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1950 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com