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  • Team History
    Years Known As Record World Series Titles Pennants Playoff Appearance
    1908 – 2019 Boston Red Sox 9,074 – 8,416 8 12 23
    1901 – 1907 Boston Americans 528 – 492 1 2 1

    World Series Titles
    Year Opponent Series World Series MVP
    2013 St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 David Ortiz
    2007 Colorado Rockies 4-0 Mike Lowell
    2004 St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Manny Ramirez
    1918 Chicago Cubs 4-2
    1916 Brooklyn Robins 4-1
    1915 Philadelphia Phillies 4-1
    1912 New York Giants 4-3
    1903 Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3

    Retired Numbers
    Number Player Years Played Position
    1 Bobby Doerr 1937 – 1944, 1946 – 1951 2B
    4 Joe Cronin 1935 – 1947 Manager
    6 Johnny Pesky 1942, 1946 – 1952 SS /3B
    8 Carl Yastrzemski 1961 – 1983 OF / 1B / DH
    9 Ted Williams 1939 – 1942, 1946 – 1960 OF
    14 Jim Rice 1974 – 1989 OF / DH
    26 Wade Boggs 1982 – 1992 3B
    27 Carlton Fisk 1969, 1971 – 1980 C
    45 Pedro Martinez 1998 – 2004 RHP

    MVP
    Year Player Position
    2018 Mookie Betts OF
    2008 Dustin Pedroia 2B
    1995 Mo Vaughn 1B
    1986 Roger Clemens SP
    1978 Jim Rice OF
    1975 Fred Lynn OF
    1967 Carl Yastrzemski OF
    1958 Jackie Jensen OF
    1949 Ted Williams OF
    1946 Ted Williams OF
    1938 Jimmie Foxx OF
    1912 Tris Speaker OF

    Cy Young Award
    Year Player
    2016 Rick Porcello
    2000 Pedro Martinez
    1999 Pedro Martinez
    1991 Roger Clemens
    1987 Roger Clemens
    1986 Roger Clemens
    1967 Jim Lonborg

    Rookie of the Year
    Year Player Position
    2007 Dustin Pedroia 2B
    1997 Nomar Garciaparra SS
    1975 Fred Lynn OF
    1972 Carlton Fisk OF
    1961 Don Schwall OF
    1950 Walt Dropo 1B

    Manager of the Year
    Year Manager
    1999 Jimmy Williams
    1986 John McNamara