1927 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record51–103 (.331)
League place8th (59 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)J. A. Robert Quinn
Manager(s)Bill Carrigan
Local radioWNAC
(Fred Hoey, Gerry Harrison)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1927 Boston Red Sox season was the 27th 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 51 wins and 103 losses, 59 games behind the New York Yankees, who went on to win the 1927 World Series.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 110 44 0.714 57–19 53–25
Philadelphia Athletics 91 63 0.591 19 50–27 41–36
Washington Senators 85 69 0.552 25 51–28 34–41
Detroit Tigers 82 71 0.536 27½ 44–32 38–39
Chicago White Sox 70 83 0.458 39½ 38–37 32–46
Cleveland Indians 66 87 0.431 43½ 35–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 50½ 38–38 21–56
Boston Red Sox 51 103 0.331 59 29–49 22–54

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–11 15–7 5–17 4–18 6–16 6–16 4–18
Chicago 11–11 8–14 13–8 5–17 8–14 15–7 10–12
Cleveland 7–15 14–8 7–15 10–12 10–12 10–11 8–14
Detroit 17–5 8–13 15–7 8–14 9–13 14–8–1 11–11–2
New York 18–4 17–5 12–10 14–8 14–8–1 21–1 14–8
Philadelphia 16–6 14–8 12–10 13–9 8–14–1 16–6 12–10
St. Louis 16–6 7–15 11–10 8–14–1 1–21 6–16 10–12–1
Washington 18–4 12–10 14–8 11–11–2 8–14 10–12 12–10–1


Opening Day lineup

Pee-Wee Wanninger     SS
Fred Haney 3B
Jack Tobin RF
Ira Flagstead CF
Phil Todt 1B
Wally Shaner LF
Bill Regan 2B
Fred Hofmann C
Slim Harriss P

Source:[1]

Roster

1927 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
C Grover Hartley 103 244 67 .275 1 31
1B Phil Todt 140 516 122 .236 6 52
2B Bill Regan 129 468 128 .274 2 66
SS Buddy Myer 133 469 135 .288 2 47
3B Billy Rogell 82 207 55 .266 2 28
OF Jack Tobin 111 374 116 .310 2 40
OF Wally Shaner 122 406 111 .273 3 49
OF Ira Flagstead 131 466 133 .285 4 69

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
Jack Rothrock 117 428 111 .259 1 36
Cleo Carlyle 95 278 65 .234 1 28
Fred Hofmann 87 217 59 .272 0 24
Red Rollings 82 184 49 .266 0 9
Baby Doll Jacobson 45 155 38 .245 0 24
Fred Haney 47 116 32 .276 3 12
Bill Moore 44 69 15 .217 0 4
Arlie Tarbert 33 69 13 .188 0 5
Pee-Wee Wanninger 18 60 12 .200 0 1
Frank Welch 15 28 5 .179 0 4
Topper Rigney 8 18 2 .111 0 0
Marty Karow 6 10 2 .200 0 0
Elmer Eggert 5 3 0 .000 0 0
John Freeman 4 2 0 .000 0 0
Fred Bratschi 1 1 0 .000 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
Hal Wiltse 36 219.0 10 18 5.10 47
Red Ruffing 26 158.1 5 13 4.66 77

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
Slim Harriss 44 217.2 14 21 4.18 77
Tony Welzer 37 171.2 6 11 4.72 56
Danny MacFayden 34 160.1 5 8 4.27 42
Jack Russell 34 147.0 4 9 4.10 25
Del Lundgren 30 136.1 5 12 6.27 39
Ted Wingfield 20 74.2 1 7 5.06 1
John Wilson 5 25.1 0 2 3.55 8
Herb Bradley 6 23.0 1 1 3.13 6
Frank Bennett 4 12.1 0 1 2.92 1

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
Rudy Sommers 7 0 0 0 8.36 2
Bob Cremins 4 0 0 0 5.06 0
Frank Bushey 1 0 0 0 6.75 0

References

  1. ^ "Washington Senators 6, Boston Red Sox 2". Retrosheet. April 12, 1927. Retrieved March 15, 2021.