1962 Boston Red Sox season: Wikis

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1962 Boston Red Sox
Major league affiliations
Location
1962 Information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
General Manager(s) Pinky Higgins
Manager(s) Pinky Higgins
Local television WHDH-TV, Ch. 5
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Ned Martin, Art Gleeson)

The 1962 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 76 wins and 84 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 96 66 .593 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 5
Los Angeles Angels 85 76 .531 10
Detroit Tigers 85 76 .528 10.5
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 11
Cleveland Indians 80 82 .494 16
Baltimore Orioles 77 85 .475 19
Boston Red Sox 76 84 .475 19
Kansas City Athletics 72 90 .444 24
Washington Senators 60 101 .373 35.5

Opening Day lineup

  3 Pete Runnels 1B
  2 Chuck Schilling 2B
  7 Gary Geiger CF
  8 Carl Yastrzemski     LF
11 Frank Malzone 3B
22 Russ Nixon C
16 Carroll Hardy RF
  1 Eddie Bressoud SS
37 Don Schwall     P

Notable transactions

  • August 14, 1962: Dave Philley was released by the Boston Red Sox. [4]
  • September 7, 1962: Galen Cisco was selected off waivers from the Red Sox by the New York Mets.[5]

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Bob Tillman (Apr 15)
  • Pitchers:
    • Hal Kolstad (Apr 22)
    • Billy Macleod (Sep 13)
    • Merlin Nippert (Sep 12)
    • Dick Radatz (Apr 10)
    • Pete Smith (Sep 13) [6]

Roster

1962 Boston Red Sox roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

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 Pagliaroni, JimJim Pagliaroni 90 260 67 .258 11 37
1B Runnels, PetePete Runnels 152 562 183 .326 10 60
2B Schilling, ChuckChuck Schilling 119 413 95 .230 7 35
3B Malzone, FrankFrank Malzone 156 619 175 .283 21 95
SS Bressoud, EddieEddie Bressoud 153 599 166 .277 14 68
LF Yastrzemski, CarlCarl Yastrzemski 160 646 191 .296 19 94
CF Geiger, GaryGary Geiger 131 466 116 .249 16 54
RF Clinton, LouLou Clinton 114 398 117 .294 18 75

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

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
Monbouquette, BillBill Monbouquette 35 235.1 15 13 3.33 153

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
Cisco, GalenGalen Cisco 23 83 4 7 6.72 43

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Johnny Pesky
A York White Roses Eastern League Mel Parnell
B Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Eddie Popowski and Mace Brown
C Pocatello Chiefs Pioneer League Bill Slack
D Waterloo Hawks Midwest League Matt Sczesny
D Olean Red Sox New York-Penn League Harold Holland

Notes

References


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