Wes Ferrell

Pitcher

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2008

Awards and Recognition with Boston
Winning Games Leader, 1935

Career Pitching Statistics for Wes Ferrell with Boston

SEASON W L SV IP H ER SO ERA
1934 14 5 1 181.0 205 73 67 3.63
1935 25 14 0 322.3 336 126 110 3.52
1936 20 15 0 301.0 330 140 106 4.19
1937 3 6 0 73.3 111 62 31 7.61
4 yrs 62 40 1 877.7 982 401 314 4.11

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Memorable Moments for Wes Ferrell

  • 19 July 1933 - Brothers Wes and Rick Ferrell each hit a home run in a contest between the Red Sox and the Indians; Wes, a pitcher, hits one in the top of the fourth while Rick, the Boston catcher, hits one in the bottom half of the same frame.
  • 16 April 1935 - Joe Cronin makes his debut as player-manager for the Red Sox and Boston wins 1-0 over the Yankees in New York thanks to a two-hitter fired by pitcher Wes Ferrell.
  • 22 July 1935 - For the second day in a row, Wes Ferrell is the hero of the day as he hits his second consecutive, come-from-behind, walk-off home run for the Red Sox. The day before, the home run came as a pinch hitter; today, he makes himself the winning pitcher.
  • 12 August 1936 - Red Sox pitcher Wes Ferrell hits two home runs and drives in all six Boston runs in a win over the Athletics in the first game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park.