1916 Boston Red Sox season

1916 Boston Red Sox season

The 1916 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses. They defeated the Brooklyn Robins in 5 games in the World Series.

Regular season

Season standings


Opening Day lineup

Harry Hooper RF
Everett Scott SS
Dick Hoblitzel 1B
Tilly Walker CF
Chick Shorten LF
Larry Gardner 3B
Jack Barry 2B
Pinch Thomas C
Babe Ruth P

Notable transactions

Roster

1916 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

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
OF Hooper, HarryHarry Hooper 151 575 156 .271 1 37

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
Carrigan, BillBill Carrigan 33 63 17 .270 0 11
Walsh, JimmyJimmy Walsh 14 17 3 .176 0 2
Haley, RichardRichard Haley 1 1 0 .000 0 0

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
Foster, RubeRube Foster 33 182.1 14 7 3.06 53

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
Gregg, VeanVean Gregg 21 77.2 2 5 3.01 41

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

1916 World Series

Main article: 1916 World Series

AL Boston Red Sox (4) vs. NL Brooklyn Robins (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Robins - 5, Red Sox - 6 October 7 Braves Field 36,117
2 Robins - 1, Red Sox - 2 (14 innings) October 9 Braves Field 41,373
3 Red Sox - 3, Robins - 4 October 10 Ebbets Field 21,087
4 Red Sox - 6, Robins - 2 October 11 Ebbets Field 21,662
5 Robins - 1, Red Sox - 4 October 12 Braves Field 42,620

Notes

References

  • 1916 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1916 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Boston Red Sox
1915
American League Champions
Boston Red Sox

1916
Succeeded by
Chicago White Sox
1917