The 20 Greatest Boston Red Sox of All-Time

From the last player to hit .400 in a season to the player who played the most career games with one team to one of the most overlooked players in the sports history, the Red Sox have one of the impressive list of alumni.

Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 100 games started, and relief pitchers require 300 innings pitched.

  1. Ted Williams
    • Age: 20 – 23, 27 – 41
    • Years: 1939 – 1942, 1946 – 1960
    • Position(s): LF, RF

    Ted Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    123.13 188 2292 9791 7706 1798 2654 525 71 521 1839 24 2021 709 .344 .481 .633 1.115

  2. Carl Yastrzemski
    • Age: 21 – 43
    • Years: 1961 – 1983
    • Position(s): LF, 1B, DH, CF

    Carl Yastrzemski
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    96.13 130 3308 13991 11988 1816 3419 646 59 452 1844 168 1845 1393 .285 .379 .462 .841

  3. Tris Speaker
    • Age: 19 – 27
    • Years: 1907 – 1915
    • Position(s): CF

    Tris Speaker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.41 163 1065 4551 3935 704 1327 241 106 39 542 267 459 61 .337 .404 .482 .886

  4. Roger Clemens
    • Age: 21 – 33
    • Years: 1984 – 1996
    • Position(s): SP

    Roger Clemens
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    81.31 69 383 382 192 111 3.06 2776 100 38 0 1045 943 856 2590 22.8% 1.16

  5. Wade Boggs
    • Age: 24 – 34
    • Years: 1982 – 1992
    • Position(s): 3B

    Wade Boggs
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    71.61 142 1625 7323 6213 1067 2098 422 47 85 687 16 1004 470 .338 .426 .461 .888

  6. Cy Young
    • Age: 34 – 41
    • Years: 1901 – 1908
    • Position(s): SP

    Cy Young
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    66.17 69 327 297 192 112 2.00 2728.1 275 38 9 872 606 299 1341 0.97

  7. Pedro Martinez
    • Age: 26 – 32
    • Years: 1998 – 2004
    • Position(s): SP

    Pedro Martinez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    53.79 53 203 201 117 37 2.52 1383.2 22 8 0 428 387 309 1683 30.6% 0.98

  8. David Ortiz
    • Age: 27 – 40
    • Years: 2003 – 2016
    • Position(s): DH, 1B

    David Ortiz
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    52.85 146 1953 8398 7163 1204 2079 524 16 483 1530 13 1133 1411 .290 .385 .570 .956

  9. Dwight Evans
    • Age: 20 – 38
    • Years: 1972 – 1990
    • Position(s): RF, DH, 1B

    Dwight Evans
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    66.22 129 2505 10240 8726 1435 2373 474 72 379 1346 76 1337 1643 .272 .367 .473 .840

  10. Lefty Grove
    • Age: 34 – 41
    • Years: 1934 – 1941
    • Position(s): SP

    Lefty Grove
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    44.74 71 214 190 105 62 3.34 1539.2 119 15 4 665 571 447 743 11.3% 1.32

  11. Jimmie Foxx
    • Age: 28 – 34
    • Years: 1936 – 1942
    • Position(s): 1B

    Jimmie Foxx
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.55 151 887 3934 3288 721 1051 181 45 222 788 38 624 568 .320 .427 .604 1.031

  12. Nomar Garciaparra
    • Age: 22 – 30
    • Years: 1996 – 2004
    • Position(s): SS

    Nomar Garciaparra
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.14 134 966 4345 3968 709 1281 279 50 178 690 84 279 406 .323 .369 .552 .922

  13. Manny Ramirez
    • Age: 29 – 36
    • Years: 2001 – 2008
    • Position(s): LF, DH

    Manny Ramirez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    33.15 154 1083 4682 3953 743 1232 256 7 274 868 7 636 849 .312 .410 .587 .998

  14. Dustin Pedroia
    • Age: 22 – 34
    • Years: 2006 – 2018
    • Position(s): 2B

    Dustin Pedroia
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    52.11 116 1506 6756 6011 921 1803 394 15 140 724 138 623 652 .300 .364 .440 .805

  15. Mookie Betts
    • Age: 21 – 25
    • Years: 2014 – 2018
    • Position(s): RF, CF

    Mookie Betts
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.93 135 644 2923 2606 478 789 189 21 110 390 110 274 363 .303 .369 .518 .887

  16. Jim Rice
    • Age: 21 – 36
    • Years: 1974 – 1989
    • Position(s): LF, DH

    Jim Rice
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    47.4 128 2089 9058 8225 1249 2452 373 79 382 1451 58 670 1423 .298 .351 .502 .853

  17. Fred Lynn
    • Age: 22 – 28
    • Years: 1974 – 1980
    • Position(s): CF

    Fred Lynn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.93 142 828 3513 3062 523 944 217 29 124 521 43 382 394 .308 .381 .519 .900

  18. Carlton Fisk
    • Age: 21, 23 – 32
    • Years: 1969, 1971 – 1980
    • Position(s): C, DH

    Carlton Fisk
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    39.46 129 1078 4353 3860 627 1097 207 33 162 568 61 389 588 .284 .354 .480 .835

  19. Bobby Doerr
    • Age: 19 – 26, 28 – 33
    • Years: 1937 – 1944, 1946 – 1951
    • Position(s): 2B

    Bobby Doerr
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    51.17 115 1865 8028 7093 1094 2042 381 89 223 1247 54 809 608 .288 .356 .461 .817

  20. Reggie Smith
    • Age: 21 – 28
    • Years: 1966 – 1973
    • Position(s): CF, RF

    Reggie Smith
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.15 129 1014 4264 3780 592 1064 204 33 149 536 84 425 498 .281 .353 .471 .825

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