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1957 Boston Red Sox season

 

1957 Boston Red Sox season

1957 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
Manager(s) Pinky Higgins
Local television WBZ-TV, Ch. 4 and WNAC-TV, Ch. 7
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Don Gillis, Bob Murphy, Bill Crowley)
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The 1957 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing third in the American League with a record of 82 wins and 72 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 90 64 .584 8
Boston Red Sox 82 72 .532 16
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 20
Baltimore Orioles 76 76 .500 21
Cleveland Indians 76 77 .497 21.5
Kansas City Athletics 59 94 .386 38.5
Washington Senators 55 99 .357 43

Opening Day lineup

11 Frank Malzone 3B
35 Billy Klaus SS
  9 Ted Williams LF
25 Dick Gernert 1B
37 Jimmy Piersall     CF
38 Gene Stephens RF
24 Gene Mauch 2B
22 Sammy White C
23 Tom Brewer P

Notable transactions

Roster

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
3B Malzone, FrankFrank Malzone 153 634 185 .292 15 103
SS Klaus, BillyBilly Klaus 127 477 120 .252 10 42

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

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

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
Baumann, FrankFrank Baumann 4 12 1 0 3.75 7

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

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
Open San Francisco Seals Pacific Coast League Joe Gordon
AA Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Sheriff Robinson
A Albany Senators Eastern League Eddie Popowski
B Greensboro Patriots Carolina League Len Okrie
D Lafayette Red Sox Midwest League Ken Deal
D Lexington Red Sox Nebraska State League Jack Kaiser
D Corning Red Sox New York-Penn League Elmer Yoter

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Francisco[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Bob Smith page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Faye Throneberry page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References

  • 1957 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1957 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com


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