1942 Boston Red Sox season

1942 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, Tom Hussey)
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The 1942 Boston Red Sox season was the 42nd season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League (AL) with a record of 93 wins and 59 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees10351.669--
Boston Red Sox9359.6129
St. Louis Browns8269.54319.5
Cleveland Indians7579.48728
Detroit Tigers7381.47430
Chicago White Sox6682.44634
Washington Senators6289.41139.5
Philadelphia Athletics5599.35748

Record vs. opponents

1942 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–814–815–712–1014–811–1114–7
Chicago 8–1311–119–137–1512–106–1313–7
Cleveland 8–1411–119–13–27–1516–69–1315–7
Detroit 7–1513–913–9–27–1513–911–119–13
New York 10–1215–715–715–716–615–717–5
Philadelphia 8–1410–126–169–136–166–1610–12
St. Louis 11–1113–613–911–117–1516–611–11
Washington 7–147–137–1513–95–1712–1011–11

Notable transactions

Opening Day lineup

  6Johnny PeskySS
  7Dom DiMaggioCF
  9Ted WilliamsLF
  3Jimmie Foxx1B
  5Jim Tabor3B
12Pete FoxRF
26Skeeter Newsome2B
11Johnny PeacockC
28Dick NewsomeP

Roster

1942 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

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
Joe Cronin457924.304424

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
Ken Chase1380.1513.8134

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
Mace Brown349363.4320

Awards and honors

League leaders

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Louisville Colonels American Association Bill Burwell
A Scranton Red Sox Eastern League Nemo Leibold
B Greensboro Red Sox Piedmont League Heinie Manush
C Oneonta Indians Canadian–American League Red Barnes
C Canton Terriers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson
D Danville-Scholfield Leafs Bi-State League Elmer Yoter
D Owensboro Oilers KITTY League Wally Schang

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Scranton, Greensboro

KITTY League folded, June 19, 1942

Notes

References

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