1938 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 88-61
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 659,300, Avg. 10,634
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Joe Cronin (88-61)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1938 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1938 Boston Red Sox Results

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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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim BagbyPRRSeptember 8, 19166'2"170Cleveland, OH USA
Al BakerPRRFebruary 28, 19065'11"170Batesville, MS USA
Moe BergCRRMarch 2, 19026'1"185New York, NY USA
Ben ChapmanRFRRDecember 25, 19086'0"190Nashville, TN USA
Doc CramerCFLRJuly 22, 19056'2"185Beach Haven, NJ USA
Joe CroninSSRROctober 12, 19065'11"180San Francisco, CA USA
Gene DesautelsCRRJune 13, 19075'11"170Worcester, MA USA
Emerson DickmanPRRNovember 12, 19146'2"175Buffalo, NY USA
Bobby Doerr2BRRApril 7, 19185'11"175Los Angeles, CA USA
Jimmie Foxx1BRROctober 22, 19076'0"195Sudlersville, MD USA
Fabian GaffkeRFRRAugust 5, 19135'10"185Milwaukee, WI USA
Lefty GrovePLLMarch 6, 19006'3"190Lonaconing, MD USA
Bill HarrisPRRJune 23, 19006'1"180Wylie, TX USA
Joe HevingPRRSeptember 2, 19006'1"185Covington, KY USA
Pinky Higgins3BRRMay 27, 19096'1"185Red Oak, TX USA
Byron HumphreyPRRJune 17, 19116'0"180Vienna, MO USA
Bill LeFebvrePLLNovember 11, 19155'11"180Natick, RI USA
Johnny MarcumPLRSeptember 9, 19095'11"197Campbellsburg, KY USA
Archie McKainPBLMay 12, 19115'10"175Delphos, KS USA
Eric McNairIFRRApril 12, 19095'8"160Meridian, MS USA
Dick MidkiffPRRSeptember 28, 19146'2"185Gonzales, TX USA
Red NonnenkampRFLLJuly 7, 19115'11"165St. Louis, MO USA
Ted OlsonPRRAugust 27, 19126'2"185Quincy, MA USA
Fritz OstermuellerPLLSeptember 15, 19075'11"175Quincy, IL USA
Johnny PeacockCLRJanuary 10, 19105'11"165Fremont, NC USA
Lee RogersPRLOctober 8, 19135'11"170Tuscaloosa, AL USA
Jim Tabor3BRRNovember 5, 19166'2"175New Hope, AL USA
Joe VosmikLFRRApril 4, 19106'0"185Cleveland, OH USA
Charlie WagnerPRRDecember 3, 19125'11"170Reading, PA USA
Jack WilsonPRRApril 12, 19125'11"210Portland, OR USA