1986 Boston Red Sox

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1986 Boston Red Sox / Franchise: Boston Red Sox / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 95-66, Finished 1st in AL Eastern Division (1986 AL)

Won AL Pennant

Managed by John McNamara

Coaches: Bill Fischer, Walt Hriniak, Rene Lachemann and Joe Morgan

Ballpark: Fenway Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1986 Boston Red Sox started the year on a good omen, as Dwight Evans homered leading off the first game of the season.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Howard Burman: Season of Ghosts: The '86 Mets and the Red Sox, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2013. ISBN 978-0-7864-7042-6
  • T.S. Flynn: "September 28, 1986: Boston Red Sox 12, Toronto Blue Jays 3, at Fenway Park, Boston - Red Sox clinch American League Eastern Division", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 336-338. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • Michael Huber: "May 19, 1986: Boston Red Sox 6, Minnesota Twins 7, at Fenway Park - Boston wins in a walk-off for the second game in a row", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 324-325. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • John Kuenster: Heartbreakers: Baseball's Most Agonizing Defeats, Ivan R. Dee Publishers, Chicago, IL, 2001. ISBN 978-1566634120
  • Bill Nowlin: "August 21, 1986: Boston Red Sox 24, Cleveland Indians 5, at Cleveland Stadium", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 330-331. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • Dan Shaughnessy: One Strike Away: The Story of the 1986 Red Sox, Beaufort Books, New York, NY, 1987. ISBN 978-0825304262
  • Doug Skipper: "May 20, 1986: Boston Red Sox 17, Minnesota Twins 7, at Fenway Park - Wade Boggs collects five hits for the Red Sox", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 327-329. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin: "April 29, 1986: Boston Red Sox 6, Seattle Mariners 1, at Fenway Park - The first 20-K game in the majors", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 321-323. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4
  • Saul Wisnia: "September 4, 1986: New York Mets 7, Boston Red Sox 6, at Fenway Park - Prelude to a classic (Charity game for Jimmy Fund of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)", in Bill Nowlin and Leslie Heaphy, ed.: The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game 6, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2016. pp. 332-335. ISBN 978-1-943816-19-4


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