Smoky Joe Wood

Pitcher

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 1995

Awards and Recognition with Boston
ERA Leader, 1915
Winning Games Leader, 1912

Career Pitching Statistics for Smoky Joe Wood with Boston

SEASON W L SV IP H ER SO ERA
1908 1 1 0 22.7 14 6 11 2.38
1909 11 7 0 160.7 121 39 88 2.18
1910 12 13 0 196.7 155 37 145 1.69
1911 23 17 3 275.7 226 62 231 2.02
1912 34 5 1 344.0 267 73 258 1.91
1913 11 5 2 145.7 120 37 123 2.29
1914 10 3 0 113.3 94 33 67 2.62
1915 15 5 2 157.3 120 26 63 1.49
8 yrs 117 56 8 1416.0 1117 313 986 1.99

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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.