1952 Boston Red Sox season

1952 Boston Red Sox season

The 1952 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 76 wins and 78 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 59 .617 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 2
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 14
Philadelphia Athletics 79 75 .513 16
Washington Senators 78 76 .506 17
Boston Red Sox 76 78 .494 19
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 31
Detroit Tigers 50 104 .325 45

Opening Day lineup

  7 Dom DiMaggio     CF
  6 Johnny Pesky 3B
  9 Ted Williams LF
  3 Walt Dropo 1B
37 Faye Throneberry     RF
  2 Jimmy Piersall SS
17 Mel Parnell P
12 Ted Lepcio 2B
11 Gus Niarhos C

Notable transactions

Roster

1952 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
C White, SammySammy White 115 381 107 .281 10 49
1B Gernert, DickDick Gernert 102 367 89 .243 19 67
OF DiMaggio, DomDom DiMaggio 128 486 143 .294 6 33

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
Pesky, JohnnyJohnny Pesky 25 67 10 .149 0 2

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
Atkins, JamesJames Atkins 3 10.1 0 1 3.48 2

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels American Association Pinky Higgins
AA Birmingham Barons Southern Association Al Vincent and Red Mathis
A Albany Senators Eastern League Jack Burns
B Roanoke Ro-Sox Piedmont League Owen Scheetz
C San Jose Red Sox California League Red Marion
D High Point-Thomasville Hi-Toms North Carolina State League Jim Gruzdis

Notes

References

  • 1952 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1952 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com