Date of birth: 25 October 1889
Primary position: Pitcher
Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 1995
Career Pitching Statistics through 2018 Season
Awards and Recognition with Boston
ERA Leader (1.49), 1915
Winning Games Leader (34), 1912
Memorable Moments for Smoky Joe Wood
- 3 October 1908 - Over a month after making his debut, Rookie pitcher Smoky Joe Wood collects his first win with the Red Sox, shutting out the Athletics 5-0 in Philadelphia; he is the youngest pitcher in franchise history to win a game and to pitch a strikeout.
- 29 July 1911 - Smoky Joe Wood throws a no-hitter in a 5-0 win for the Red Sox over the St. Louis Browns.
- 6 September 1912 - In a historic match-up of two great pitchers, Smoky Joe Wood out-duels future Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson in a 1-0 win for Boston over Washington at Fenway Park.
- 15 September 1912 - Smoky Joe Wood wins his 16th consecutive decision as the Red Sox best the St. Louis Browns 2-1 in the second half of a doubleheader.