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1969 Boston Red Sox
Major league affiliations
Location
1969 information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
General manager(s) Dick O'Connell
Manager(s) Dick Williams (W-82; L-71) and Eddie Popowski (W-5; L-4)
Local television WHDH-TV, Ch. 5
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Ken Coleman, Ned Martin, Johnny Pesky)

The 1969 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 3rd in the American League East with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses.

Contents

Offseason

  • March 18, 1969: Bill Kelso was purchased by the Red Sox from the Cincinnati Reds.[1]
  • March 29, 1969: Bill Kelso was returned to the Reds by the Red Sox.[1]

Regular season

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Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 109 53 0 .673
Detroit Tigers 90 72 19.0 .556
Boston Red Sox 87 75 22.0 .537
Washington Senators 86 76 23.0 .531
New York Yankees 80 81 28.5 .497
Cleveland Indians 62 99 46.5 .385

Opening Day lineup

  7 Reggie Smith CF
  2 Mike Andrews 2B
  8 Carl Yastrzemski     LF
40 Ken Harrelson 1B
25 Tony Conigliaro RF
  5 George Scott 3B
  6 Rico Petrocelli SS
35 Russ Gibson C
16 Jim Lonborg P

Transactions

  • April 19, 1969: Joe Azcue was traded by the Cleveland Indians with Vicente Romo and Sonny Siebert to the Boston Red Sox for Dick Ellsworth, Ken Harrelson and Juan Pizarro. [2]
  • June 15, 1969: Joe Azcue was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the California Angels for Tom Satriano. [3]

Roster

1969 Boston Red Sox roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Managers

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
2B Andrews, MikeMike Andrews 121 464 136 .293 15 59
3B Scott, GeorgeGeorge Scott 152 549 139 .253 16 52
LF Yastrzemski, CarlCarl Yastrzemski 162 603 154 .255 40 111
CF Smith, ReggieReggie Smith 143 543 168 .309 25 93

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
Muser, TonyTony Muser 2 9 1 .111 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Culp, RayRay Culp 32 227 17 8 3.81 172
Brett, KenKen Brett 8 39.1 2 3 5.26 23
Ellsworth, DickDick Ellsworth 2 12 0 0 3.75 4

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Colonels International League Eddie Kasko
AA Pittsfield Red Sox Eastern League Billy Gardner
A Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Matt Sczesny
A Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Rac Slider
A Greenville Red Sox Western Carolinas League Bill Slack
Short-Season A Jamestown Falcons New York-Penn League Jackie Moore

[4]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Bill Kelso page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/azcuejo01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/a/azcuejo01.shtml
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References


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