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1919 Boston Red Sox
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Location
1919 Information
Owner(s) Harry Frazee
Manager(s) Ed Barrow
Local television none
Local radio none

The 1919 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 6th in the American League with a record of 66 wins and 71 losses.

Babe Ruth had his breakout offensive season in 1919, having been converted into an outfielder. He set a major league record with 29 home runs and also led the league in runs batted in and runs scored. Ruth also made 15 pitching starts, going 9-5 with a 2.97 earned run average.

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Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Chicago White Sox 88 62 .629 --
Cleveland Indians 84 55 .604
New York Yankees 80 59 .576
Detroit Tigers 80 60 .571 8
St. Louis Browns 67 72 .482 20½
Boston Red Sox 66 71 .482 20½
Washington Senators 56 84 .400 32
Philadelphia Athletics 36 104 .257 52

Opening Day lineup

Harry Hooper RF
Jack Barry 2B
Amos Strunk CF
Babe Ruth LF
Stuffy McInnis 1B
Ossie Vitt 3B
Everett Scott SS
Wally Schang C
Carl Mays P

Roster

1919 Boston Red Sox roster
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 Schang, WallyWally Schang 113 330 101 .306 0 55
1B McInnis, StuffyStuffy McInnis
2B Shannon, RedRed Shannon
SS Scott, EverettEverett Scott
3B Vitt, OssieOssie Vitt
LF Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 130 432 139 .322 29 114
CF Roth, BraggoBraggo Roth
RF Hooper, HarryHarry Hooper 128 491 131 .267 3 49

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
Barry, JackJack Barry 31 108 26 .241 0 2

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
Jones, SamSam Jones 35 245 12 20 3.75 67
Pennock, HerbHerb Pennock 32 219 16 8 2.71 70
Mays, CarlCarl Mays 21 146 5 11 2.47 53
Ruth, BabeBabe Ruth 17 133.1 9 5 2.97 30

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
Bush, JoeJoe Bush 3 9 0 0 5.00 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

Awards and honors

League top ten finishers

Sam Jones

  • #2 losses (20)

Babe Ruth

  • #1 home runs (29)
  • #1 runs batted in (114)
  • #1 runs scored (103)
  • #1 on-base percentage (.456)
  • #1 slugging percentage (.657)

Wally Schang

  • #2 on-base percentage (.436)

References


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