1923 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record61–91 (.401)
League place8th (37 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)J. A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s)Frank Chance
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The 1923 Boston Red Sox season was the 23rd season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished last in the eight-team American League (AL) with a record of 61 wins and 91 losses, 37 games behind the New York Yankees, who went on to win the 1923 World Series.

Regular season

Red Sox manager Frank Chance with New York Yankees manager Miller Huggins on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium
Red Sox manager Frank Chance with New York Yankees manager Miller Huggins on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 54 0.645 46–30 52–24
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 16 45–32 38–39
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 16½ 42–36 40–35
Washington Senators 75 78 0.490 23½ 43–34 32–44
St. Louis Browns 74 78 0.487 24 40–36 34–42
Philadelphia Athletics 69 83 0.454 29 34–41 35–42
Chicago White Sox 69 85 0.448 30 30–45 39–40
Boston Red Sox 61 91 0.401 37 37–40 24–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 9–13 10–12 10–12–1 8–14 13–7 4–18–1 7–15
Chicago 13–9 9–13 9–13 7–15 10–12 11–11–1 10–12–1
Cleveland 12–10 13–9 9–13 12–10 12–10 14–8 10–11
Detroit 12–10–1 13–9 13–9 10–12 12–10 12–10 11–11
New York 14–8 15–7 10–12 12–10 16–6 15–5 16–6
Philadelphia 7–13 12–10 10–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 15–7–1
St. Louis 18–4–1 11–11–1 8–14 10–12 5–15 13–9 9–13
Washington 15–7 12–10–1 11–10 11–11 6–16 7–15–1 13–9


Opening Day lineup

Chick Fewster SS
Shano Collins RF
Camp Skinner CF
Joe Harris LF
George Burns 1B
Norm McMillan 2B
Howard Shanks 3B
Al DeVormer C
Howard Ehmke P

Roster

1923 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 Val Picinich 87 268 74 .276 2 31
1B George Burns 146 551 181 .328 7 82
2B Chick Fewster 90 284 67 .236 0 15
SS Johnny Mitchell 92 347 78 .225 0 19
3B Howie Shanks 131 464 118 .254 3 57
OF Dick Reichle 122 361 93 .258 1 39
OF Joe Harris 142 483 162 .335 13 76
OF Ira Flagstead 109 382 119 .312 8 53

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
Norm McMillan 131 459 116 .253 0 42
Shano Collins 97 342 79 .231 0 18
Al DeVormer 74 209 54 .258 0 18
Mike Menosky 84 188 43 .229 0 25
Pinky Pittenger 60 177 38 .215 0 15
Roxy Walters 40 104 26 .250 0 5
John Donahue 10 36 10 .278 0 1
Frank Fuller 6 21 5 .238 0 0
Nemo Leibold 12 18 2 .111 0 0
Ike Boone 5 15 4 .267 0 2
Camp Skinner 7 13 3 .231 0 1

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
Howard Ehmke 43 316.2 20 17 3.78 121
Jack Quinn 42 243.0 13 17 3.89 71
Alex Ferguson 34 198.1 9 13 4.04 72
Bill Piercy 30 187.1 8 17 3.41 51

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
George Murray 39 177.2 7 11 4.91 40
Curt Fullerton 37 143.1 2 15 5.09 37
Les Howe 12 30.0 1 0 2.40 7

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
Lefty O'Doul 23 1 1 0 5.43 10
Clarence Blethen 5 0 0 0 7.13 2
Carl Stimson 2 0 0 0 22.50 1
Dave Black 2 0 0 0 0.00 0

References

  1. ^ "Unassisted Triple Plays | Baseball Almanac".