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Team History
Years Known As Record World Series Titles Pennants Playoff Appearance
1908 – 2017 Boston Red Sox 8,882 – 8,284 7 11 22
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
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

Best Single Seasons

Starters
Pos Year Player
C 1972 Carlton Fisk
1B 1938 Jimmie Foxx
2B 1944 Bobby Doerr
3B 1987 Wade Boggs
SS 1969 Rico Petrocelli
OF 1941 Ted Williams
OF 1919 Babe Ruth
OF 1912 Tris Speaker
DH 2007 David Ortiz
Starting Rotation
Pos Year Player
SP 2000 Pedro Martinez
SP 1901 Cy Young
SP 1914 Dutch Leonard
SP 1986 Roger Clemens
SP 2002 Derek Lowe
Bench
Pos Year Player
C 1920 Wally Schang
1B 1970 Carl Yastrzemski
2B 1958 Pete Runnels
3B 2003 Bill Mueller
SS 2000 Nomar Garciaparra
OF 1979 Fred Lynn
OF 1978 Jim Rice
OF 1944 Bob Johnson
Bullpen
Pos Year Player
SP 1936 Lefty Grove
SP 1916 Babe Ruth
RP 1986 Calvin Schiraldi
RP 2010 Daniel Bard
RP 2007 Hideki Okajima
CL 2006 Jonathan Papelbon
CL 2013 Koji Uehara

All-Time Roster

Starters
Pos Years Player
C 1969, 1971 – 1980 Carlton Fisk
1B 1936 – 1942 Jimmie Foxx
2B 2006 – 2017 Dustin Pedroia
3B 1982 – 1992 Wade Boggs
SS 1996 -2004 Nomar Garciaparra
OF 1939 – 1942, 1946 – 1960 Ted Williams
OF 1907 – 1915 Tris Speaker
OF 2001 – 2008 Manny Ramirez
DH 2003 – 2016 David Ortiz
Starting Rotation
Pos Years Player
SP 1901 – 1908, 1911 Cy Young
SP 1998 – 2004 Pedro Martinez
SP 1984 – 1996 Roger Clemens
SP 1913 – 1918 Dutch Leonard
SP 1941 – 1944, 1946 – 1949 Tex Hughson
Bench
Pos Years Player
C 1997 – 2011 Jason Varitek
1B 1991 – 1998 Mo Vaughn
2B 1937 – 1944, 1946 – 1951 Bobby Doerr
3B 1895 – 1907 Jimmy Collins
SS 1935 – 1945 Joe Cronin
OF 1961 – 1983 Carl Yastrzemski
OF 1972 – 1990 Dwight Evans
OF 1974 – 1980 Fred Lynn
Bullpen
Pos Years Player
SP 1971 – 1978 Luis Tiant
SP 1934 – 1941 Lefty Grove
RP 2007 – 2011 Hideki Okajima
RP 2009 – 2013 Daniel Bard
RP 2009, 2011 – 2016 Junichi Tazawa
CL 2005 – 2011 Jonathan Papelbon
CL 2013 – 2016 Koji Uehara

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