Wes Ferrell

Date of birth: 2 February 1908
Primary position: Pitcher

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 2008

Career Pitching Statistics through 2018 Season


Awards and Recognition with Boston

Winning Games Leader (25), 1935

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.