1938 Boston Red Sox Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 88-61
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 699,200, Avg. 10,925
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Joe Cronin (88-61)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1938 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1938 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the 1938 season with a record of 88 wins and 61 losses, finishing second in the AL.

The Red Sox scored 902 runs and allowed 751 runs. Jimmie Foxx crushed 50 homers for Boston, while Joe Cronin walloped 20 or more, too. Jimmie Foxx drove in 175 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .349. Jack Wilson and Jim Bagby led the team with 15 wins each, and Lefty Grove recorded a 3.08 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Cronin coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 900
Regular Season Runs Against: 749

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 18, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 19, 1938 New York Yankees 0 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 19, 1938 New York Yankees 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 21, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 3-1 0-0 3-1
April 23, 1938 Boston Red Sox 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 3-1 1-0 4-1
April 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 10 L 3-1 1-1 4-2
April 25, 1938 Boston Red Sox 7 at Washington Senators 0 W 3-1 2-1 5-2
April 26, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Washington Senators 6 L 3-1 2-2 5-3
April 27, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 5 L 3-1 2-3 5-4
April 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at New York Yankees 1 W 3-1 3-3 6-4
April 29, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 3-1 3-4 6-5
May 1, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 8 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 3-2 3-4 6-6
May 2, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 1 at Boston Red Sox 13 W 4-2 3-4 7-6
May 3, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 5-2 3-4 8-6
May 4, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 5-3 3-4 8-7
May 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 5-4 3-4 8-8
May 6, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 6-4 3-4 9-8
May 7, 1938 St. Louis Browns 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 7-4 3-4 10-8
May 8, 1938 Cleveland Indians 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 8-4 3-4 11-8
May 9, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 15 W 9-4 3-4 12-8
May 11, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 10-4 3-4 13-8
May 13, 1938 Washington Senators 0 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 11-4 3-4 14-8
May 14, 1938 Washington Senators 9 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 12-4 3-4 15-8
May 15, 1938 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 13-4 3-4 16-8
May 19, 1938 Boston Red Sox 0 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 13-4 3-5 16-9
May 20, 1938 Boston Red Sox 16 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 13-4 4-5 17-9
May 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 13-4 4-6 17-10
May 22, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 13-4 4-7 17-11
May 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 13-4 5-7 18-11
May 25, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 13-4 5-8 18-12
May 26, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 13-4 6-8 19-12
May 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Washington Senators 3 L 13-4 6-9 19-13
May 29, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Washington Senators 5 L 13-4 6-10 19-14
May 30, 1938 Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 10 L 13-4 6-11 19-15
May 30, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 13-4 6-12 19-16
May 31, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 12 L 13-4 6-13 19-17
June 1, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 14-4 6-13 20-17
June 2, 1938 St. Louis Browns 1 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 15-4 6-13 21-17
June 4, 1938 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 16-4 6-13 22-17
June 5, 1938 Detroit Tigers 10 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 16-5 6-13 22-18
June 6, 1938 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 17-5 6-13 23-18
June 7, 1938 Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 17-6 6-13 23-19
June 8, 1938 Cleveland Indians 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 18-6 6-13 24-19
June 9, 1938 Cleveland Indians 0 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 19-6 6-13 25-19
June 10, 1938 Chicago White Sox 15 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 19-7 6-13 25-20
June 12, 1938 Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 20-7 6-13 26-20
June 12, 1938 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 20-8 6-13 26-21
June 14, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at St. Louis Browns 3 W 20-8 7-13 27-21
June 15, 1938 Boston Red Sox 7 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 20-8 8-13 28-21
June 16, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at St. Louis Browns 8 W 20-8 9-13 29-21
June 17, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 20-8 10-13 30-21
June 18, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 20-8 11-13 31-21
June 19, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 20-8 11-14 31-22
June 19, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 20-8 12-14 32-22
June 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 20-8 12-15 32-23
June 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 20-8 13-15 33-23
June 22, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 20-8 13-16 33-24
June 23, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 20-8 13-17 33-25
June 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 20-8 13-18 33-26
June 27, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 20-8 13-19 33-27
June 29, 1938 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 21-8 13-19 34-27
June 30, 1938 Washington Senators 1 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 22-8 13-19 35-27
July 1, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 7 W 22-8 14-19 36-27
July 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 22-8 15-19 37-27
July 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 9 L 22-8 15-20 37-28
July 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 23-8 15-20 38-28
July 4, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 24-8 15-20 39-28
July 8, 1938 New York Yankees 8 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 25-8 15-20 40-28
July 9, 1938 New York Yankees 11 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 25-9 15-20 40-29
July 10, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 26-9 15-20 41-29
July 13, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 27-9 15-20 42-29
July 13, 1938 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 27-10 15-20 42-30
July 14, 1938 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 28-10 15-20 43-30
July 15, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 29-10 15-20 44-30
July 16, 1938 St. Louis Browns 8 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 29-11 15-20 44-31
July 17, 1938 St. Louis Browns 5 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 30-11 15-20 45-31
July 17, 1938 St. Louis Browns 4 at Boston Red Sox 14 W 31-11 15-20 46-31
July 22, 1938 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 32-11 15-20 47-31
July 25, 1938 Cleveland Indians 0 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 33-11 15-20 48-31
July 25, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 33-12 15-20 48-32
July 26, 1938 Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 33-12 15-21 48-33
July 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 13 at Chicago White Sox 8 W 33-12 16-21 49-33
July 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 33-12 17-21 50-33
July 30, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 33-12 18-21 51-33
July 31, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 33-12 18-22 51-34
July 31, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at St. Louis Browns 10 L 33-12 18-23 51-35
August 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 33-12 18-24 51-36
August 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 33-12 18-25 51-37
August 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 33-12 19-25 52-37
August 5, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 33-12 20-25 53-37
August 6, 1938 Boston Red Sox 14 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 33-12 21-25 54-37
August 7, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 33-12 21-26 54-38
August 9, 1938 Boston Red Sox 16 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 33-12 22-26 55-38
August 10, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 33-12 22-27 55-39
August 11, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 33-12 22-28 55-40
August 12, 1938 Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 13 L 33-12 22-29 55-41
August 13, 1938 Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 4 L 33-12 22-30 55-42
August 14, 1938 Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 7 L 33-12 22-31 55-43
August 16, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 14 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 33-13 22-31 55-44
August 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 34-13 22-31 56-44
August 17, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 35-13 22-31 57-44
August 18, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 36-13 22-31 58-44
August 19, 1938 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 37-13 22-31 59-44
August 20, 1938 Washington Senators 7 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 38-13 22-31 60-44
August 21, 1938 Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 39-13 22-31 61-44
August 21, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 39-14 22-31 61-45
August 23, 1938 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 13 W 40-14 22-31 62-45
August 23, 1938 Cleveland Indians 12 at Boston Red Sox 14 W 41-14 22-31 63-45
August 24, 1938 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 41-15 22-31 63-46
August 25, 1938 Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 42-15 22-31 64-46
August 25, 1938 Chicago White Sox 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 43-15 22-31 65-46
August 26, 1938 Chicago White Sox 8 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 44-15 22-31 66-46
August 26, 1938 Chicago White Sox 12 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 44-16 22-31 66-47
August 27, 1938 Chicago White Sox 6 at Boston Red Sox 19 W 45-16 22-31 67-47
August 27, 1938 Chicago White Sox 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 46-16 22-31 68-47
August 28, 1938 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 46-17 22-31 68-48
August 29, 1938 Detroit Tigers 15 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 46-18 22-31 68-49
August 30, 1938 St. Louis Browns 9 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 46-19 22-31 68-50
August 31, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 47-19 22-31 69-50
September 1, 1938 St. Louis Browns 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 48-19 22-31 70-50
September 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at New York Yankees 6 L 48-19 22-32 70-51
September 3, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at New York Yankees 3 W 48-19 23-32 71-51
September 4, 1938 Boston Red Sox 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 12 L 48-19 23-33 71-52
September 4, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 48-19 24-33 72-52
September 5, 1938 Boston Red Sox 14 at Washington Senators 4 W 48-19 25-33 73-52
September 5, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at Washington Senators 6 W 48-19 26-33 74-52
September 6, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 7 L 48-19 26-34 74-53
September 7, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 11 W 49-19 26-34 75-53
September 8, 1938 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 49-20 26-34 75-54
September 9, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 49-21 26-34 75-55
September 10, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 15 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 49-22 26-34 75-56
September 11, 1938 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 50-22 26-34 76-56
September 13, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 50-22 26-35 76-57
September 14, 1938 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 50-22 27-35 77-57
September 15, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 50-22 27-36 77-58
September 15, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 50-22 28-36 78-58
September 16, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 50-22 29-36 79-58
September 17, 1938 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 50-22 29-37 79-59
September 20, 1938 Boston Red Sox 12 at St. Louis Browns 8 W 50-22 30-37 80-59
September 20, 1938 Boston Red Sox 7 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 50-22 31-37 81-59
September 21, 1938 Boston Red Sox 8 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 50-22 32-37 82-59
September 24, 1938 Boston Red Sox 7 at New York Yankees 6 W 50-22 33-37 83-59
September 25, 1938 Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Yankees 3 W 50-22 34-37 84-59
September 26, 1938 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 50-22 34-38 84-60
September 27, 1938 Boston Red Sox 11 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 50-22 35-38 85-60
September 28, 1938 Boston Red Sox 2 at Philadelphia Athletics 1 W 50-22 36-38 86-60
September 29, 1938 Washington Senators 5 at Boston Red Sox 13 W 51-22 36-38 87-60
October 1, 1938 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 52-22 36-38 88-60
October 2, 1938 New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 52-23 36-38 88-61