1935 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record78–75 (.510)
League place4th (16 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)Tom Yawkey
General manager(s)Eddie Collins
Manager(s)Joe Cronin
Local radioWNAC
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StatsESPN.com
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The 1935 Boston Red Sox season was the 35th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished fourth in the American League (AL) with a record of 78 wins and 75 losses, 16 games behind the Detroit Tigers, who went on to win the 1935 World Series. This was the Red Sox' first season with more wins than losses since 1918.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 93 58 0.616 53–25 40–33
New York Yankees 89 60 0.597 3 41–33 48–27
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 12 48–29 34–42
Boston Red Sox 78 75 0.510 16 41–37 37–38
Chicago White Sox 74 78 0.487 19½ 42–34 32–44
Washington Senators 67 86 0.438 27 37–39 30–47
St. Louis Browns 65 87 0.428 28½ 31–44 34–43
Philadelphia Athletics 58 91 0.389 34 30–42 28–49


Record vs. opponents


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


Opening Day lineup

  1 Max Bishop 2B
  5 Billy Werber 3B
  6 Carl Reynolds    CF
  4 Joe Cronin  SS
  7 Rick Ferrell C
  5 Moose Solters RF
21 Mel Almada CF
 8 Babe Dahlgren 1B
12 Wes Ferrell P

Roster

1935 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 Rick Ferrell 133 458 138 .301 3 61
1B Babe Dahlgren 149 525 138 .263 9 63
2B Ski Melillo 106 400 104 .260 1 39
3B Billy Werber 124 462 118 .255 14 61
SS Joe Cronin 144 556 164 .295 9 95
OF Mel Almada 151 607 176 .290 3 59
OF Roy Johnson 145 553 174 .315 3 66
OF Dusty Cooke 100 294 90 .306 3 34

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
Dib Williams 75 251 63 .251 3 25
Carl Reynolds 78 244 66 .270 6 35
Max Bishop 60 122 28 .230 1 14
Bing Miller 78 138 42 .304 3 26
Moe Berg 38 98 28 .286 2 12
Moose Solters 24 79 19 .241 0 8
George Dickey 5 11 0 .000 0 1
Skinny Graham 8 10 3 .300 0 1
Doc Farrell 4 7 2 .286 0 1
John Kroner 2 4 1 .250 0 0
Lou Legett 2 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
Wes Ferrell 41 322.1 25 14 3.22 110
Lefty Grove 35 273.0 20 12 2.70 121
Fritz Ostermueller 22 137.2 7 8 3.92 41

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
Gordon Rhodes 34 146.1 2 10 5.41 44
Johnny Welch 31 143.0 10 9 4.47 48
Rube Walberg 44 142.2 5 9 3.91 44
Jack Wilson 23 64.0 3 4 4.22 19
George Hockette 23 61.0 2 3 5.16 11
Hank Johnson 13 31.0 2 1 5.52 14
Stew Bowers 10 23.2 2 1 3.42 5
Joe Cascarella 6 17.0 0 3 6.88 9
George Pipgras 5 5.0 0 1 14.40 2

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
Hy Vandenberg 3 0 0 0 20.25 2
Walt Ripley 2 0 0 0 9.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
B Charlotte Hornets Piedmont League Frank O'Rourke
C Shreveport Sports / Gladewater Bears West Dixie League Fred Nicholson and Neal Rabe
D Danville-Schoolfield Leafs Bi-State League Herb Brett

Shreveport franchise transferred to Gladewater and renamed, June 4, 1935[1]

References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007