1964 Boston Red Sox season

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1964 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey
General manager(s) Pinky Higgins
Manager(s) Johnny Pesky (W-70; L-90) and Billy Herman (W-2; L-0)
Local television WHDH-TV, Ch. 5
Local radio WHDH-AM 850
(Curt Gowdy, Ned Martin, Art Gleeson)
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The 1964 Boston Red Sox season was the 64th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished eighth in the American League (AL) with a record of 72 wins and 90 losses, 27 games behind the AL champion New York Yankees.

Offseason

  • February 4, 1964: Carmen Fanzone was signed as an amateur free agent by the Red Sox.[1]
  • Prior to 1964 season: Bob Smith was released by the Red Sox.[2]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 99 63 .611 --
Chicago White Sox 98 64 .605 1
Baltimore Orioles 97 65 .599 2
Detroit Tigers 85 77 .525 14
Los Angeles Angels 82 80 .506 17
Cleveland Indians 79 83 .488 20
Minnesota Twins 79 83 .488 20
Boston Red Sox 72 90 .444 27
Washington Senators 62 100 .383 37
Kansas City Athletics 57 105 .352 42

Record vs. opponents

1964 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 11–7 10–8 8–10 11–7 13–5–1 11–7 10–8 10–8 13–5
Boston 7–11 4–14 9–9 5–13 12–6 9–9 5–13 9–9 12–6
Chicago 8–10 14–4 12–6 11–7 16–2 10–8 9–9 6–12 12–6
Cleveland 10–8 9–9 6–12 11–7 10–8 9–9 10–8–1 3–15–1 11–7
Detroit 7–11 13–5 7–11 7–11 11–7 10–8 11–7 8–10–1 11–7
Kansas City 5–13–1 6–12 2–16 8–10 7–11 6–12 9–9 6–12 8–10
Los Angeles 7–11 9–9 8–10 9–9 8–10 12–6 12–6 7–11 10–8
Minnesota 8–10 13–5 9–9 8–10–1 7–11 9–9 6–12 8–10 11–7
New York 8–10 9–9 12–6 15–3–1 10–8–1 12–6 11–7 10–8 12–6
Washington 5–13 6–12 6–12 7–11 7–11 10–8 8–10 7–11 6–12


Opening Day lineup

  2 Chuck Schilling 2B
  1 Eddie Bressoud SS
  8 Carl Yastrzemski     LF
11 Frank Malzone 3B
  7 Dick Stuart 1B
  6 Lou Clinton RF
25 Tony Conigliaro CF
10 Bob Tillman C
27 Bill Monbouquette     P

Notable transactions

Roster

1964 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Managers

Coaches

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
C Tillman, BobBob Tillman 131 425 118 .278 17 61
1B Stuart, DickDick Stuart 156 603 168 .279 33 114
2B Jones, DaltonDalton Jones 118 374 86 .230 6 39
3B Malzone, FrankFrank Malzone 148 537 142 .264 13 56
SS Bressoud, EddieEddie Bressoud 158 566 166 .293 15 55
LF Conigliaro, TonyTony Conigliaro 111 404 117 .290 24 52
CF Yastrzemski, CarlCarl Yastrzemski 151 567 164 .289 15 67
RF Thomas, LeeLee Thomas 107 401 103 .257 13 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
Schilling, ChuckChuck Schilling 47 163 32 .196 0 7
Clinton, LouLou Clinton 37 120 31 .258 3 6

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
Connolly, EdEd Connolly 27 80.2 4 11 4.91 73
Charton, PetePete Charton 25 65 0 2 5.26 37

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Edo Vanni
AA Reading Red Sox Eastern League Eddie Popowski
A Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Bill Slack
A Waterloo Hawks Midwest League Matt Sczesny
A Wellsville Red Sox New York–Penn League Larry Lee Thomas
A Statesville Colts Western Carolinas League Dave Philley and Rudy York

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Winston-Salem

Statesville affiliation shared with Houston Colt .45s

Notes

  1. ^ Carmen Fanzone page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bobby Gene Smith page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Wilbur Wood page at Baseball Reference

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
  • 1964 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1964 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com


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