1914 Boston Red Sox
Babe Ruth's first Red Sox season
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record91–62 (.595)
League place2nd (8+12 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)John I. Taylor
Joseph Lannin
Manager(s)Bill Carrigan
StatsESPN.com
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The 1914 Boston Red Sox season was the 14th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League (AL) with a record of 91 wins and 62 losses, 8+12 games behind the Philadelphia Athletics. The team played its home games at Fenway Park.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 99 53 0.651 51–24 48–29
Boston Red Sox 91 62 0.595 44–31 47–31
Washington Senators 81 73 0.526 19 40–33 41–40
Detroit Tigers 80 73 0.523 19½ 42–35 38–38
St. Louis Browns 71 82 0.464 28½ 42–36 29–46
Chicago White Sox 70 84 0.455 30 43–37 27–47
New York Yankees 70 84 0.455 30 36–40 34–44
Cleveland Naps 51 102 0.333 48½ 32–47 19–55

Record vs. opponents

1914 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–9 16–6 15–7–1 11–11 12–9–3 13–9–2 11–11
Chicago 9–13 13–9 6–16 12–10–1 5–17 13–9–1 12–10–1
Cleveland 6–16 9–13 6–16 8–14–1 3–19 8–13–2 11–11–1
Detroit 7–15–1 16–6 16–6 13–9–1 9–12–1 9–13 10–12–1
New York 11–11 10–12–1 14–8–1 9–13–1 8–14 11–11 7–15
Philadelphia 9–12–3 17–5 19–3 12–9–1 14–8 15–7–1 13–9–1
St. Louis 9–13–2 9–13–1 13–8–2 13–9 11–11 7–15–1 9–13
Washington 11–11 10–12–1 11–11–1 12–10–1 15–7 9–13–1 13–9


Opening Day lineup

Harry Hooper RF
Clyde Engle 1B
Tris Speaker CF
Duffy Lewis LF
Larry Gardner 3B
Steve Yerkes 2B
Everett Scott SS
Bill Carrigan C
Ray Collins P

Source:[1]

Notable transactions

Roster

1914 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

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 Bill Carrigan 82 178 45 .253 1 22
1B Dick Hoblitzell 69 229 73 .319 0 33
2B Steve Yerkes 92 293 64 .218 1 23
SS Everett Scott 144 539 129 .239 2 37
3B Larry Gardner 155 553 143 .259 3 68
OF Tris Speaker 158 571 193 .338 4 90
OF Duffy Lewis 146 510 142 .278 2 79
OF Harry Hooper 142 530 137 .258 1 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
Hal Janvrin 145 492 117 .238 1 51
Hick Cady 61 159 41 .258 0 8
Wally Rehg 88 151 33 .219 0 11
Clyde Engle 59 134 26 .194 0 9
Pinch Thomas 66 130 25 .192 0 5
Olaf Henriksen 63 95 25 .263 1 5
Del Gainer 38 84 20 .238 2 13
Bill Swanson 11 20 4 .200 0 0
Les Nunamaker 5 5 1 .200 0 0
Larry Pratt 5 4 0 .000 0 0
George F. Wilson 1 0 0 --- 0 0

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
Ray Collins 39 272.1 20 13 2.51 72
Dutch Leonard 36 224.2 19 5 0.96 176
Rube Foster 32 211.2 14 8 1.70 89
Ernie Shore 20 139.2 10 5 2.00 51
Smoky Joe Wood 18 113.1 10 3 2.62 67
Rankin Johnson Sr. 16 99.1 3 9 3.08 24

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
Hugh Bedient 42 177.1 8 12 3.60 70
Vean Gregg 12 68.1 3 4 3.95 24
Fritz Coumbe 17 62.1 1 2 1.44 17
Babe Ruth 4 23 2 1 3.91 3

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
Guy Cooper 9 1 0 0 5.32 5
Ed Kelly 3 0 0 0 0.00 4
Matt Zieser 2 0 0 0 1.80 0
Tris Speaker 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

References

  1. ^ "Washington Senators 3, Boston Red Sox 0". Retrosheet. April 14, 1914. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  2. ^ Babe Ruth page at Baseball Reference