1973 Boston Red Sox season

1973 Boston Red Sox season

The 1973 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing second in the American League East with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 97 65 -- .599
Boston Red Sox 89 73 8 .549
Detroit Tigers 85 77 12 .525
New York Yankees 80 82 17 .494
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 23 .457
Cleveland Indians 71 91 26 .438

Opening Day lineup

  4 Tommy Harper CF
11 Luis Aparicio SS
  8 Carl Yastrzemski     1B
  7 Reggie Smith CF
25 Orlando Cepeda DH
  6 Rico Petrocelli 3B
27 Carlton Fisk C
  2 Doug Griffin 2B
40 Dwight Evans RF
23 Luis Tiant P

Roster

1973 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
LF Harper, TommyTommy Harper 147 566 159 .281 17 71
DH Cepeda, OrlandoOrlando Cepeda 142 550 159 .289 20 86

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

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
Bolin, BobbyBobby Bolin 39 3 4 15 2.70 31

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Darrell Johnson
AA Bristol Red Sox Eastern League Rac Slider
A Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Bill Slack
A Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Al Lehrer
Short-Season A Elmira Pioneers New York-Penn League Dick Berardino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Pawtucket, Winston-Salem

Notes

References

  • 1973 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1973 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com