1947 Boston Red Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 83-71
Finished 3rd in the AL
Attendance: 1,460,821, Avg. 21,171
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Joe Cronin (83-71)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1947 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1947 Boston Red Sox Results

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the 1947 season with a record of 83 wins and 71 losses, finishing third in the AL.

The Red Sox scored 720 runs and gave up 669 runs. Ted Williams walloped 32 home runs for Boston, while Jake Jones and Bobby Doerr swatted 20 or more also. Ted Williams drove in 114 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .343. Joe Dobson led the team with 18 wins and a team-best 2.95 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Cronin coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tex AuldsCRRDecember 28, 19206'2"185Farmerville, LA USA
Matt BattsCRROctober 16, 19215'11"200San Antonio, TX USA
Bill ButlandPRLMarch 22, 19186'5"185Terre Haute, IN USA
Merl Combs3BLRDecember 11, 19196'0"172Los Angeles, CA USA
Leon CulbersonRFRRAugust 6, 19185'11"180Hall's Station, GA USA
Cot DealPBRJanuary 23, 19235'10"185Arapaho, OK USA
Sam Dente3BRRApril 26, 19225'11"175Harrison, NJ USA
Dom DiMaggioCFRRFebruary 12, 19175'9"168San Francisco, CA USA
Joe DobsonPRRJanuary 20, 19176'2"197Durant, OK USA
Bobby Doerr2BRRApril 7, 19185'11"175Los Angeles, CA USA
Fritz DorishPRRJuly 13, 19215'11"204Swoyersville, PA USA
Dave FerrissPLRDecember 5, 19216'2"208Shaw, MS USA
Tommy FinePBROctober 10, 19146'0"180Cleburne, TX USA
Denny GalehousePRRDecember 7, 19116'1"195Marshallville, OH USA
Billy GoodmanRFLRMarch 22, 19265'11"165Concord, NC USA
Don Gutteridge2BRRJune 19, 19125'10"165Pittsburg, KS USA
Mickey HarrisPLLJanuary 30, 19176'0"195New York, NY USA
Frankie HayesCRROctober 13, 19146'0"185Jamesburg, NJ USA
Tex HughsonPRRFebruary 9, 19166'3"198Buda, TX USA
Earl JohnsonPLLApril 2, 19196'3"190Redmond, WA USA
Jake Jones1BRRNovember 23, 19206'3"197Epps, LA USA
Bob KlingerPRRJune 4, 19086'0"180Allenton, MO USA
Tom McBrideRFRRNovember 2, 19146'0"188Bonham, TX USA
Eddie McGahCRRSeptember 30, 19216'0"183Oakland, CA USA
Sam MeleRFRRJanuary 21, 19226'1"183Astoria, NY USA
Wally MosesRFLLOctober 8, 19105'10"160Uvalda, GA USA
Johnny MurphyPRRJuly 14, 19086'2"190New York, NY USA
Mel ParnellPLLJune 13, 19226'0"180New Orleans, LA USA
Roy ParteeCRRSeptember 7, 19175'10"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Eddie Pellagrini3BRRMarch 13, 19185'9"160Boston, MA USA
Johnny PeskySSLRFebruary 27, 19195'9"168Portland, OR USA
Rip Russell3BRRJanuary 26, 19156'1"180Los Angeles, CA USA
Strick Shofner3BLRJuly 23, 19195'10"187Crawford, TX USA
Eddie SmithPBLDecember 14, 19135'10"174Mansfield, NJ USA
Chuck StobbsPLLJuly 2, 19296'1"185Wheeling, WV USA
Birdie TebbettsCRRNovember 10, 19125'11"170Burlington, VT USA
Hal WagnerCLRJuly 2, 19156'0"165East Riverton, NJ USA
Al WidmarPRRMarch 20, 19256'3"185Cleveland, OH USA
Ted WilliamsLFLRAugust 30, 19186'3"205San Diego, CA USA
Rudy York1BRRAugust 17, 19136'1"209Ragland, AL USA
Bill ZuberPRRMarch 26, 19136'2"195Middle Amana, IA USA