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All-Time Top 24 Players

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Franchise History

Franchise History
Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
2017Boston Red SoxAL East7541340.547.5411st of 5--3503201,249,23327.728.24122C.Sale (3.3)J.Farrell (41-34)
2016Boston Red SoxAL East16293690.574.6061st of 5--Lost LDS (3-0)8786942,955,43428.629.05025M.Betts (9.5)J.Farrell (93-69)
2015Boston Red SoxAL East16278840.481.4975th of 515.07487532,880,69428.428.65126M.Betts (6.0)J.Farrell (78-84)
2014Boston Red SoxAL East16271910.438.4455th of 525.06347152,956,08929.329.95525D.Pedroia (4.9)J.Farrell (71-91)
2013Boston Red SoxAL East16297650.599.6181st of 5--Won WS (4-2)8536562,833,33329.730.24826D.Pedroia (6.3)J.Farrell (97-65)
2012Boston Red SoxAL East16269930.426.4575th of 526.07348063,043,00329.428.75626D.Pedroia (5.1)B.Valentine (69-93)
2011Boston Red SoxAL East16290720.556.5783rd of 57.08757373,054,00130.030.34927J.Ellsbury (8.1)T.Francona (90-72)
2010Boston Red SoxAL East16289730.549.5433rd of 57.08187443,046,44530.829.65325A.Beltre (7.8)T.Francona (89-73)
2009Boston Red SoxAL East16295670.586.5772nd of 58.0Lost LDS (3-0)8727363,062,69930.029.85227K.Youkilis (6.6)T.Francona (95-67)
2008Boston Red SoxAL East16295670.586.5892nd of 52.0Lost ALCS (4-3)8456943,048,25029.829.24723D.Pedroia (6.9)T.Francona (95-67)
2007Boston Red SoxAL East16296660.593.6241st of 5--Won WS (4-0)8676572,970,75530.231.14020J.Beckett (6.6)T.Francona (96-66)
2006Boston Red SoxAL East16286760.531.4973rd of 511.08208252,930,58830.531.15328D.Ortiz (5.7)T.Francona (86-76)
2005Boston Red SoxAL East16295670.586.5562nd of 5--Lost LDS (3-0)9108052,847,88831.533.65226D.Ortiz (5.3)T.Francona (95-67)
2004Boston Red SoxAL East16298640.605.5962nd of 53.0Won WS (4-0)9497682,837,29430.632.55026C.Schilling (7.9)T.Francona (98-64)
2003Boston Red SoxAL East16295670.586.5782nd of 56.0Lost ALCS (4-3)9618092,724,16529.831.24726P.Martinez (8.0)G.Little (95-67)
2002Boston Red SoxAL East16293690.574.6152nd of 510.58596652,650,86230.031.13918D.Lowe (7.3)G.Little (93-69)
2001Boston Red SoxAL East16182790.509.5162nd of 513.57727452,625,33330.030.94823M.Ramirez (5.2)J.Williams (65-53) and J.Kerrigan (17-26)
2000Boston Red SoxAL East16285770.525.5282nd of 52.57927452,585,89529.430.25224P.Martinez (11.7)J.Williams (85-77)
1999Boston Red SoxAL East16294680.580.5692nd of 54.0Lost ALCS (4-1)8367182,446,16228.930.14825P.Martinez (9.7)J.Williams (94-68)
1998Boston Red SoxAL East16292700.568.5832nd of 522.0Lost LDS (3-1)8767292,314,70428.929.54723N.Garciaparra (7.1)J.Williams (92-70)
1997Boston Red SoxAL East16278840.481.4974th of 520.08518572,226,13628.027.84625N.Garciaparra (6.6)J.Williams (78-84)
1996Boston Red SoxAL East16285770.525.5033rd of 57.09289212,315,23128.428.75523R.Clemens (7.8)K.Kennedy (85-77)
1995Boston Red SoxAL East14486580.597.5571st of 5--Lost LDS (3-0)7916982,164,41028.629.15326J.Valentin (8.3)K.Kennedy (86-58)
1994Boston Red SoxAL East11554610.470.4464th of 517.05526211,775,81829.930.24523R.Clemens (6.1)B.Hobson (54-61)
1993Boston Red SoxAL East16280820.494.4925th of 715.06866982,422,02129.730.63916D.Darwin (5.7)B.Hobson (80-82)
1992Boston Red SoxAL East16273890.451.4507th of 723.05996692,468,57428.931.53816R.Clemens (8.9)B.Hobson (73-89)
1991Boston Red SoxAL East16284780.519.5122nd of 77.07317122,562,43529.130.83919R.Clemens (8.0)J.Morgan (84-78)
1990Boston Red SoxAL East16288740.543.5231st of 7--Lost ALCS (4-0)6996642,528,98629.130.64320R.Clemens (10.6)J.Morgan (88-74)
1989Boston Red SoxAL East16283790.512.5243rd of 76.07747352,510,01229.529.53515W.Boggs (8.4)J.Morgan (83-79)
1988Boston Red SoxAL East16289730.549.5751st of 7--Lost ALCS (4-0)8136892,464,85128.828.73717W.Boggs (8.2)J.McNamara (43-42) and J.Morgan (46-31)
1987Boston Red SoxAL East16278840.481.5095th of 720.08428252,231,55128.827.13513R.Clemens (9.4)J.McNamara (78-84)
1986Boston Red SoxAL East16195660.590.5601st of 7--Lost WS (4-3)7946962,147,64130.528.03816R.Clemens (8.9)J.McNamara (95-66)
1985Boston Red SoxAL East16381811.500.5485th of 718.58007201,786,63329.426.83617W.Boggs (9.1)J.McNamara (81-81)
1984Boston Red SoxAL East16286760.531.5274th of 718.08107641,661,61829.025.83314W.Boggs (6.2)R.Houk (86-76)
1983Boston Red SoxAL East16278840.481.4696th of 720.07247751,782,28529.126.83112W.Boggs (7.8)R.Houk (78-84)
1982Boston Red SoxAL East16289730.549.5253rd of 76.07537131,950,12428.928.23314D.Evans (6.4)R.Houk (89-73)
1981Boston Red SoxAL East10859490.546.5355th of 72.55194811,060,37929.227.93213D.Evans (6.7)R.Houk (59-49)
1980Boston Red SoxAL East16083770.519.4945th of 719.07577671,956,09229.629.54117F.Lynn (4.7)D.Zimmer (82-73) and J.Pesky (1-4)
1979Boston Red SoxAL East16091690.569.5763rd of 711.58417112,353,11429.028.43414F.Lynn (8.8)D.Zimmer (91-69)
1978Boston Red SoxAL East16399640.607.5872nd of 71.07966572,320,64328.529.23114J.Rice (7.5)D.Zimmer (99-64)
1977Boston Red SoxAL East16197640.602.5852nd of 72.58597122,074,54928.729.43815C.Fisk (7.0)D.Zimmer (97-64)
1976Boston Red SoxAL East16283790.512.5373rd of 615.57166601,895,84627.729.53211L.Tiant (6.3)D.Johnson (41-45) and D.Zimmer (42-34)
1975Boston Red SoxAL East16095650.594.5531st of 6--Lost WS (4-3)7967091,748,58726.928.83712F.Lynn (7.4)D.Johnson (95-65)
1974Boston Red SoxAL East16284780.519.5243rd of 67.06966611,556,41127.729.23713L.Tiant (7.8)D.Johnson (84-78)
1973Boston Red SoxAL East16289730.549.5602nd of 68.07386471,481,00229.528.33215B.Lee (6.2)E.Kasko (88-73) and E.Popowski (1-0)
1972Boston Red SoxAL East15585700.548.5152nd of 60.56406201,441,71828.928.93817C.Fisk (7.3)E.Kasko (85-70)
1971Boston Red SoxAL East16285770.525.5163rd of 618.06916671,678,73227.929.13615S.Siebert (6.7)E.Kasko (85-77)
1970Boston Red SoxAL East16287750.537.5393rd of 621.07867221,595,27826.527.94020C.Yastrzemski (9.5)E.Kasko (87-75)
1969Boston Red SoxAL East16287750.537.5043rd of 622.07437361,833,24626.126.54019R.Petrocelli (10.0)D.Williams (82-71) and E.Popowski (5-4)
1968Boston Red SoxAL16286760.531.5024th of 1017.06146111,940,78826.427.43616C.Yastrzemski (10.5)D.Williams (86-76)
1967Boston Red SoxAL16292700.568.5741st of 10--Lost WS (4-3)7226141,727,83225.427.23918C.Yastrzemski (12.4)D.Williams (92-70)
1966Boston Red SoxAL16272900.444.4509th of 1026.0655731811,17225.327.44021C.Yastrzemski (5.5)B.Herman (64-82) and P.Runnels (8-8)
1965Boston Red SoxAL162621000.383.4249th of 1040.0669791652,20126.726.53012C.Yastrzemski (4.9)B.Herman (62-100)
1964Boston Red SoxAL16272900.444.4358th of 1027.0688793883,27627.525.83213D.Radatz (6.0)J.Pesky (70-90) and B.Herman (2-0)
1963Boston Red SoxAL16176850.472.4757th of 1028.0666704942,64227.926.33116C.Yastrzemski (6.6)J.Pesky (76-85)
1962Boston Red SoxAL16076840.475.4698th of 1019.0707756733,08027.727.63318D.Radatz (5.2)P.Higgins (76-84)
1961Boston Red SoxAL16376861.469.4626th of 1033.0729792850,58927.527.63215B.Monbouquette (4.3)P.Higgins (76-86)
1960Boston Red SoxAL15465890.422.4267th of 832.06587751,129,86629.127.64218P.Runnels (4.7)B.Jurges (15-27), D.Baker (2-5) and P.Higgins (48-57)
1959Boston Red SoxAL15475790.487.5195th of 819.0726696984,10229.126.74118P.Runnels (5.3)P.Higgins (31-42), R.York (0-1) and B.Jurges (44-36)
1958Boston Red SoxAL15579751.513.5043rd of 813.06976911,077,04728.927.23518P.Runnels (5.5)P.Higgins (79-75)
1957Boston Red SoxAL15482720.532.5353rd of 816.07216681,181,08729.027.03616T.Williams (9.7)P.Higgins (82-72)
1956Boston Red SoxAL15584701.545.5174th of 813.07807511,137,15828.327.53414T.Williams (6.0)P.Higgins (84-70)
1955Boston Red SoxAL15484700.545.5674th of 812.07556521,203,20027.726.74017T.Williams (6.9)P.Higgins (84-70)
1954Boston Red SoxAL15669852.448.4824th of 842.0700728931,12727.027.33615T.Williams (7.8)L.Boudreau (69-85)
1953Boston Red SoxAL15384690.549.5174th of 816.06566321,026,13326.529.63715E.Kinder (5.0)L.Boudreau (84-69)
1952Boston Red SoxAL15476780.494.5076th of 819.06686581,115,75027.829.54819B.Goodman (3.9)L.Boudreau (76-78)
1951Boston Red SoxAL15487670.565.5473rd of 811.08047251,312,28230.127.53814T.Williams (7.2)S.O'Neill (87-67)
1950Boston Red SoxAL15494600.610.6103rd of 84.010278041,344,08029.927.94120M.Parnell (5.6)J.McCarthy (31-28) and S.O'Neill (63-32)
1949Boston Red SoxAL15596581.623.6322nd of 81.08966671,596,65029.828.73517T.Williams (9.1)J.McCarthy (96-58)
1948Boston Red SoxAL15596590.619.6042nd of 81.09077201,558,79829.530.13416T.Williams (8.5)J.McCarthy (96-59)
1947Boston Red SoxAL15783713.539.5343rd of 814.07206691,427,31529.229.84117T.Williams (9.9)J.Cronin (83-71)
1946Boston Red SoxAL156104502.675.6291st of 8--Lost WS (4-3)7925941,416,94429.329.23916T.Williams (10.9)J.Cronin (104-50)
1945Boston Red SoxAL15771833.461.4467th of 817.5599674603,79430.327.33715E.Lake (6.8)J.Cronin (71-83)
1944Boston Red SoxAL15677772.500.5414th of 812.0739676506,97530.229.43316B.Johnson (6.3)J.Cronin (77-77)
1943Boston Red SoxAL15568843.447.4667th of 829.0563607358,27528.430.33112B.Doerr (5.1)J.Cronin (68-84)
1942Boston Red SoxAL15293590.612.6112nd of 89.0761594730,34026.729.12610T.Williams (10.6)J.Cronin (93-59)
1941Boston Red SoxAL15584701.545.5652nd of 817.0865750718,49728.229.23115T.Williams (10.6)J.Cronin (84-70)
1940Boston Red SoxAL15482720.532.5254th of 88.0872825716,23428.128.93317T.Williams (6.3)J.Cronin (82-72)
1939Boston Red SoxAL15289621.589.5512nd of 817.0890795573,07027.729.02915J.Foxx (6.9)J.Cronin (89-62)
1938Boston Red SoxAL15088611.591.5832nd of 89.5902751646,45928.528.33017J.Foxx (7.6)J.Cronin (88-61)
1937Boston Red SoxAL15480722.526.5265th of 821.0821775559,65928.629.93012L.Grove (9.2)J.Cronin (80-72)
1936Boston Red SoxAL15574801.481.5076th of 828.5775764626,89529.129.33115L.Grove (10.5)J.Cronin (74-80)
1935Boston Red SoxAL15478751.510.4914th of 816.0718732558,56828.629.33314W.Ferrell (11.0)J.Cronin (78-75)
1934Boston Red SoxAL15376761.500.5264th of 824.0820775610,64029.028.53413B.Werber (5.4)B.Harris (76-76)
1933Boston Red SoxAL14963860.423.4647th of 834.5700758268,71528.426.93611G.Rhodes (3.7)M.McManus (63-86)
1932Boston Red SoxAL154431110.279.2938th of 864.0566915182,15028.425.74118D.Alexander (4.3)S.Collins (11-44) and M.McManus (32-67)
1931Boston Red SoxAL15362901.408.3896th of 845.0625800350,97528.628.33712E.Webb (5.4)S.Collins (62-90)
1930Boston Red SoxAL154521020.338.3728th of 850.0612814444,04528.627.93413M.Gaston (5.3)H.Wagner (52-102)
1929Boston Red SoxAL15558961.377.3738th of 848.0605803394,62028.226.33512M.Gaston (4.8)B.Carrigan (58-96)
1928Boston Red SoxAL15457961.373.3808th of 843.5589770396,92028.224.63517R.Ruffing (5.0)B.Carrigan (57-96)
1927Boston Red SoxAL154511030.331.3418th of 859.0597856305,27527.525.03714D.MacFayden (2.6)B.Carrigan (51-103)
1926Boston Red SoxAL154461071.301.3268th of 844.5562835285,15528.425.34016T.Rigney (4.6)L.Fohl (46-107)
1925Boston Red SoxAL152471050.309.3388th of 849.5639922267,78227.827.74115H.Ehmke (4.8)L.Fohl (47-105)
1924Boston Red SoxAL15767873.435.4587th of 825.0735806448,55630.129.13316H.Ehmke (8.2)L.Fohl (67-87)
1923Boston Red SoxAL15461912.401.3558th of 837.0584809229,68829.228.73011H.Ehmke (6.2)F.Chance (61-91)
1922Boston Red SoxAL15461930.396.3878th of 833.0598769259,18429.428.53010J.Quinn (4.5)H.Duffy (61-93)
1921Boston Red SoxAL15475790.487.4815th of 823.5668696279,27329.527.12711S.Jones (7.3)H.Duffy (75-79)
1920Boston Red SoxAL15472811.471.4675th of 825.5650698402,44528.125.73211H.Hooper (5.2)E.Barrow (72-81)
1919Boston Red SoxAL13866711.482.5106th of 820.5564552417,29127.425.83013B.Ruth (10.2)E.Barrow (66-71)
1918Boston Red SoxAL12675510.595.6001st of 8--Won WS (4-2)474380249,51328.525.33212B.Ruth (7.4)E.Barrow (75-51)
1917Boston Red SoxAL15790625.592.5902nd of 89.0555455387,85627.924.8279B.Ruth (8.7)J.Barry (90-62)
1916Boston Red SoxAL15691632.591.5621st of 8--Won WS (4-1)550480496,39727.024.42910B.Ruth (10.4)B.Carrigan (91-63)
1915Boston Red SoxAL155101504.669.6311st of 8--Won WS (4-1)669499539,88526.724.53011T.Speaker (7.1)B.Carrigan (101-50)
1914Boston Red SoxAL15991626.595.5662nd of 88.5589510481,35925.424.73214T.Speaker (9.9)B.Carrigan (91-62)
1913Boston Red SoxAL15179711.527.5154th of 815.5631610437,19426.124.62913T.Speaker (8.3)J.Stahl (39-41) and B.Carrigan (40-30)
1912Boston Red SoxAL154105472.691.6691st of 8--Won WS (4-3-1)799544597,09626.125.22711S.Wood (11.7)J.Stahl (105-47)
1911Boston Red SoxAL15378750.510.5265th of 824.0680643503,96124.925.04316S.Wood (6.4)P.Donovan (78-75)
1910Boston Red SoxAL15881725.529.5584th of 822.5641564584,61925.525.33513T.Speaker (7.7)P.Donovan (81-72)
1909Boston Red SoxAL15288631.583.5413rd of 89.5601549668,96525.925.33719T.Speaker (6.3)F.Lake (88-63)
1908Boston Red SoxAL15575791.487.5435th of 815.5564513473,04827.329.43916C.Young (9.9)D.McGuire (53-62) and F.Lake (22-17)
1907Boston AmericansAL15559906.396.4187th of 832.5466558436,77729.130.13514C.Young (7.9)C.Young (3-3), G.Huff (2-6), B.Unglaub (9-20) and D.McGuire (45-61)
1906Boston AmericansAL155491051.318.3168th of 845.5463706410,20929.130.23112C.Stahl (4.1)J.Collins (35-79) and C.Stahl (14-26)
1905Boston AmericansAL15378741.513.5114th of 816.0579565468,82831.630.1279C.Young (7.6)J.Collins (78-74)
1904Boston AmericansAL15795593.617.6191st of 8--608466623,29531.230.1185C.Young (9.8)J.Collins (95-59)
1903Boston AmericansAL14191473.659.6511st of 8--Won WS (5-3)708504379,33829.628.2206C.Young (8.6)J.Collins (91-47)
1902Boston AmericansAL13877601.562.5463rd of 86.5664600348,56728.628.42412C.Young (10.1)J.Collins (77-60)
1901Boston AmericansAL13879572.581.6002nd of 84.0759608289,44828.028.32411C.Young (12.6)J.Collins (79-57)
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