Eusebio Gonzalez of the 1918 Red Sox — 1918: Babe Ruth and the World Champion Boston Red Sox by Allan Wood

Eusebio Miguel (Lopez) “Papo” Gonzalez
Shortstop

5’10”, 165 lbs., Batted Right, Threw Right
Born: July 13, 1892, Havana, Cuba
Died: February 14, 1976, Havana, Cuba

Eusebio Gonzalez joined the Red Sox as they began a western road trip in July 1918. He tripled in his first major league game, at Comiskey Park.

in November 1913, during an exhibition tour, the Brooklyn Dodgers offered $3,000 for Gonzalez, who was hitting over .400 in the Cuban League. He played in the New York State League from 1914-17, playing for Troy, Binghamton and Binghamton-Scranton.

Gonzalez was signed by Springfield in the Eastern League in 1917. He was hitting .252 with 30 runs scored in 57 games when he was picked up by the Red Sox. He was sold back to Springfield in February 1919.

Batting

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r h 2b 3b hr rbi sb bb so ba oba slg
1918 Bos 3 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .400 .571 .800

Career

3 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 .400 .571 .800

Fielding

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1918

Bos

SS

3

1

2

0

0

1.000

Career

SS

3

1

2

0

0

1.000