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  • Boston Red Sox (8594-8027 W-L, 1908 - 2014) - 7 World Championships, 11 Pennants, and 20 Playoff Appearances
  • Boston Americans (528-492 W-L, 1901 - 1907) - 1 World Championship, 2 Pennants, and 1 Playoff Appearance
  • Overall (9122-8519 W-L, 1901 - 2014) - 8 World Championships, 13 Pennants, and 21 Playoff Appearances

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Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Boston Red Sox AL East 103 47 56 0 .456 .464 5th of 5 10.5 405 438 30.2 31.1 38 17 D.Pedroia (3.1) J.Farrell (47-56)
2 2013 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 97 65 0 .599 .618 1st of 5 -- Won WS (4-2) 853 656 29.7 30.2 48 26 D.Pedroia (6.6) J.Farrell (97-65)
3 2012 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 69 93 0 .426 .457 5th of 5 26.0 734 806 29.4 28.7 56 26 D.Pedroia (5.1) B.Valentine (69-93)
4 2011 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 90 72 0 .556 .578 3rd of 5 7.0 875 737 30.0 30.3 49 27 J.Ellsbury (8.1) T.Francona (90-72)
5 2010 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 89 73 0 .549 .543 3rd of 5 7.0 818 744 30.8 29.6 53 25 A.Beltre (7.8) T.Francona (89-73)
6 2009 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 .577 2nd of 5 8.0 Lost LDS (3-0) 872 736 30.0 29.8 52 27 K.Youkilis (6.6) T.Francona (95-67)
7 2008 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 .589 2nd of 5 2.0 Lost ALCS (4-3) 845 694 29.8 29.2 47 23 D.Pedroia (6.9) T.Francona (95-67)
8 2007 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 96 66 0 .593 .624 1st of 5 -- Won WS (4-0) 867 657 30.2 31.1 40 20 J.Beckett (6.6) T.Francona (96-66)
9 2006 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 86 76 0 .531 .497 3rd of 5 11.0 820 825 30.5 31.1 53 28 D.Ortiz (5.7) T.Francona (86-76)
10 2005 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 .556 2nd of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 910 805 31.5 33.6 52 26 D.Ortiz (5.3) T.Francona (95-67)
11 2004 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 98 64 0 .605 .596 2nd of 5 3.0 Won WS (4-0) 949 768 30.6 32.5 50 26 C.Schilling (7.9) T.Francona (98-64)
12 2003 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 95 67 0 .586 .578 2nd of 5 6.0 Lost ALCS (4-3) 961 809 29.8 31.2 47 26 P.Martinez (8.0) G.Little (95-67)
13 2002 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 93 69 0 .574 .615 2nd of 5 10.5 859 665 30.0 31.0 39 18 D.Lowe (7.3) G.Little (93-69)
14 2001 Boston Red Sox AL East 161 82 79 0 .509 .516 2nd of 5 13.5 772 745 30.0 30.7 48 23 M.Ramirez (5.2) J.Williams (65-53) and J.Kerrigan (17-26)
15 2000 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .528 2nd of 5 2.5 792 745 29.3 30.1 52 24 P.Martinez (11.7) J.Williams (85-77)
16 1999 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 94 68 0 .580 .569 2nd of 5 4.0 Lost ALCS (4-1) 836 718 28.9 30.1 48 25 P.Martinez (9.7) J.Williams (94-68)
17 1998 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 92 70 0 .568 .583 2nd of 5 22.0 Lost LDS (3-1) 876 729 28.9 29.5 47 23 N.Garciaparra (7.1) J.Williams (92-70)
18 1997 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .497 4th of 5 20.0 851 857 28.0 27.8 46 25 N.Garciaparra (6.6) J.Williams (78-84)
19 1996 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .503 3rd of 5 7.0 928 921 28.4 28.7 55 23 R.Clemens (7.8) K.Kennedy (85-77)
20 1995 Boston Red Sox AL East 144 86 58 0 .597 .557 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 791 698 28.6 29.1 53 26 J.Valentin (8.3) K.Kennedy (86-58)
21 1994 Boston Red Sox AL East 115 54 61 0 .470 .446 4th of 5 17.0 552 621 29.9 30.2 45 23 R.Clemens (6.1) B.Hobson (54-61)
22 1993 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 80 82 0 .494 .492 5th of 7 15.0 686 698 29.7 30.6 39 16 D.Darwin (5.7) B.Hobson (80-82)
23 1992 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 73 89 0 .451 .450 7th of 7 23.0 599 669 28.9 31.5 38 16 R.Clemens (8.9) B.Hobson (73-89)
24 1991 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 84 78 0 .519 .512 2nd of 7 7.0 731 712 29.1 30.8 39 19 R.Clemens (8.0) J.Morgan (84-78)
25 1990 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 88 74 0 .543 .523 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (4-0) 699 664 29.1 30.6 43 20 R.Clemens (10.6) J.Morgan (88-74)
26 1989 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 83 79 0 .512 .524 3rd of 7 6.0 774 735 29.5 29.5 35 15 W.Boggs (8.4) J.Morgan (83-79)
27 1988 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 89 73 0 .549 .575 1st of 7 -- Lost ALCS (4-0) 813 689 28.8 28.7 37 17 W.Boggs (8.2) J.McNamara (43-42) and J.Morgan (46-31)
28 1987 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .509 5th of 7 20.0 842 825 28.8 27.1 35 13 R.Clemens (9.4) J.McNamara (78-84)
29 1986 Boston Red Sox AL East 161 95 66 0 .590 .560 1st of 7 -- Lost WS (4-3) 794 696 30.6 28.0 38 16 R.Clemens (8.9) J.McNamara (95-66)
30 1985 Boston Red Sox AL East 163 81 81 1 .500 .548 5th of 7 18.5 800 720 29.4 26.8 36 17 W.Boggs (9.1) J.McNamara (81-81)
31 1984 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 86 76 0 .531 .527 4th of 7 18.0 810 764 29.0 25.8 33 14 W.Boggs (6.2) R.Houk (86-76)
32 1983 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .469 6th of 7 20.0 724 775 29.1 26.8 31 12 W.Boggs (7.8) R.Houk (78-84)
33 1982 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 89 73 0 .549 .525 3rd of 7 6.0 753 713 28.9 28.2 33 14 D.Evans (6.4) R.Houk (89-73)
34 1981 Boston Red Sox AL East 108 59 49 0 .546 .535 5th of 7 2.5 519 481 29.2 27.9 32 13 D.Evans (6.7) R.Houk (59-49)
35 1980 Boston Red Sox AL East 160 83 77 0 .519 .494 5th of 7 19.0 757 767 29.6 29.5 41 17 F.Lynn (4.7) D.Zimmer (82-73) and J.Pesky (1-4)
36 1979 Boston Red Sox AL East 160 91 69 0 .569 .576 3rd of 7 11.5 841 711 29.0 28.4 34 14 F.Lynn (8.8) D.Zimmer (91-69)
37 1978 Boston Red Sox AL East 163 99 64 0 .607 .587 2nd of 7 1.0 796 657 28.5 29.2 31 14 J.Rice (7.5) D.Zimmer (99-64)
38 1977 Boston Red Sox AL East 161 97 64 0 .602 .585 2nd of 7 2.5 859 712 28.7 29.4 38 15 C.Fisk (7.0) D.Zimmer (97-64)
39 1976 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 83 79 0 .512 .537 3rd of 6 15.5 716 660 27.7 29.5 32 11 L.Tiant (6.3) D.Johnson (41-45) and D.Zimmer (42-34)
40 1975 Boston Red Sox AL East 160 95 65 0 .594 .553 1st of 6 -- Lost WS (4-3) 796 709 26.9 28.8 37 12 F.Lynn (7.4) D.Johnson (95-65)
41 1974 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 84 78 0 .519 .524 3rd of 6 7.0 696 661 27.7 29.2 37 13 L.Tiant (7.8) D.Johnson (84-78)
42 1973 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 89 73 0 .549 .560 2nd of 6 8.0 738 647 29.5 28.3 32 15 B.Lee (6.2) E.Kasko (88-73) and E.Popowski (1-0)
43 1972 Boston Red Sox AL East 155 85 70 0 .548 .515 2nd of 6 0.5 640 620 28.9 28.9 38 17 C.Fisk (7.3) E.Kasko (85-70)
44 1971 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .516 3rd of 6 18.0 691 667 27.9 29.1 36 15 S.Siebert (6.7) E.Kasko (85-77)
45 1970 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 87 75 0 .537 .539 3rd of 6 21.0 786 722 26.5 27.9 40 20 C.Yastrzemski (9.5) E.Kasko (87-75)
46 1969 Boston Red Sox AL East 162 87 75 0 .537 .504 3rd of 6 22.0 743 736 26.1 26.5 40 19 R.Petrocelli (10.0) D.Williams (82-71) and E.Popowski (5-4)
47 1968 Boston Red Sox AL 162 86 76 0 .531 .502 4th of 10 17.0 614 611 26.4 27.4 36 16 C.Yastrzemski (10.5) D.Williams (86-76)
48 1967 Boston Red Sox AL 162 92 70 0 .568 .574 1st of 10 -- Lost WS (4-3) 722 614 25.4 27.2 39 18 C.Yastrzemski (12.4) D.Williams (92-70)
49 1966 Boston Red Sox AL 162 72 90 0 .444 .450 9th of 10 26.0 655 731 25.3 27.4 40 21 C.Yastrzemski (5.5) B.Herman (64-82) and P.Runnels (8-8)
50 1965 Boston Red Sox AL 162 62 100 0 .383 .424 9th of 10 40.0 669 791 26.7 26.5 30 12 C.Yastrzemski (4.9) B.Herman (62-100)
51 1964 Boston Red Sox AL 162 72 90 0 .444 .435 8th of 10 27.0 688 793 27.5 25.8 32 13 D.Radatz (6.0) J.Pesky (70-90) and B.Herman (2-0)
52 1963 Boston Red Sox AL 161 76 85 0 .472 .475 7th of 10 28.0 666 704 27.9 26.3 31 16 C.Yastrzemski (6.6) J.Pesky (76-85)
53 1962 Boston Red Sox AL 160 76 84 0 .475 .469 8th of 10 19.0 707 756 27.7 27.6 33 18 D.Radatz (5.2) P.Higgins (76-84)
54 1961 Boston Red Sox AL 163 76 86 1 .469 .462 6th of 10 33.0 729 792 27.5 27.6 32 15 B.Monbouquette (4.3) P.Higgins (76-86)
55 1960 Boston Red Sox AL 154 65 89 0 .422 .426 7th of 8 32.0 658 775 29.1 27.6 42 18 P.Runnels (4.7) B.Jurges (15-27), D.Baker (2-5) and P.Higgins (48-57)
56 1959 Boston Red Sox AL 154 75 79 0 .487 .519 5th of 8 19.0 726 696 29.1 26.7 41 18 P.Runnels (5.3) P.Higgins (31-42), R.York (0-1) and B.Jurges (44-36)
57 1958 Boston Red Sox AL 155 79 75 1 .513 .504 3rd of 8 13.0 697 691 28.9 27.2 35 18 P.Runnels (5.5) P.Higgins (79-75)
58 1957 Boston Red Sox AL 154 82 72 0 .532 .535 3rd of 8 16.0 721 668 29.0 26.9 36 16 T.Williams (9.7) P.Higgins (82-72)
59 1956 Boston Red Sox AL 155 84 70 1 .545 .517 4th of 8 13.0 780 751 28.3 27.4 34 14 T.Williams (6.0) P.Higgins (84-70)
60 1955 Boston Red Sox AL 154 84 70 0 .545 .567 4th of 8 12.0 755 652 27.7 26.6 40 17 T.Williams (6.9) P.Higgins (84-70)
61 1954 Boston Red Sox AL 156 69 85 2 .448 .482 4th of 8 42.0 700 728 27.0 27.2 36 15 T.Williams (7.8) L.Boudreau (69-85)
62 1953 Boston Red Sox AL 153 84 69 0 .549 .517 4th of 8 16.0 656 632 26.6 29.6 37 15 E.Kinder (5.0) L.Boudreau (84-69)
63 1952 Boston Red Sox AL 154 76 78 0 .494 .507 6th of 8 19.0 668 658 27.8 29.5 48 19 B.Goodman (3.9) L.Boudreau (76-78)
64 1951 Boston Red Sox AL 154 87 67 0 .565 .547 3rd of 8 11.0 804 725 30.1 27.5 38 14 T.Williams (7.2) S.O'Neill (87-67)
65 1950 Boston Red Sox AL 154 94 60 0 .610 .610 3rd of 8 4.0 1027 804 29.9 27.9 41 20 M.Parnell (5.6) J.McCarthy (31-28) and S.O'Neill (63-32)
66 1949 Boston Red Sox AL 155 96 58 1 .623 .632 2nd of 8 1.0 896 667 29.8 28.7 35 17 T.Williams (9.1) J.McCarthy (96-58)
67 1948 Boston Red Sox AL 155 96 59 0 .619 .604 2nd of 8 1.0 907 720 29.5 30.1 34 16 T.Williams (8.4) J.McCarthy (96-59)
68 1947 Boston Red Sox AL 157 83 71 3 .539 .534 3rd of 8 14.0 720 669 29.1 29.8 41 17 T.Williams (9.9) J.Cronin (83-71)
69 1946 Boston Red Sox AL 156 104 50 2 .675 .629 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-3) 792 594 29.2 29.2 39 16 T.Williams (10.9) J.Cronin (104-50)
70 1945 Boston Red Sox AL 157 71 83 3 .461 .446 7th of 8 17.5 599 674 30.2 27.3 37 15 E.Lake (6.8) J.Cronin (71-83)
71 1944 Boston Red Sox AL 156 77 77 2 .500 .541 4th of 8 12.0 739 676 30.1 29.4 33 16 B.Johnson (6.3) J.Cronin (77-77)
72 1943 Boston Red Sox AL 155 68 84 3 .447 .466 7th of 8 29.0 563 607 28.3 30.3 31 12 B.Doerr (5.1) J.Cronin (68-84)
73 1942 Boston Red Sox AL 152 93 59 0 .612 .611 2nd of 8 9.0 761 594 26.7 29.1 26 10 T.Williams (10.6) J.Cronin (93-59)
74 1941 Boston Red Sox AL 155 84 70 1 .545 .565 2nd of 8 17.0 865 750 28.2 29.2 31 15 T.Williams (10.6) J.Cronin (84-70)
75 1940 Boston Red Sox AL 154 82 72 0 .532 .525 4th of 8 8.0 872 825 28.1 28.9 33 17 T.Williams (6.3) J.Cronin (82-72)
76 1939 Boston Red Sox AL 152 89 62 1 .589 .551 2nd of 8 17.0 890 795 27.7 29.0 29 15 J.Foxx (6.9) J.Cronin (89-62)
77 1938 Boston Red Sox AL 150 88 61 1 .591 .583 2nd of 8 9.5 902 751 28.5 28.3 30 17 J.Foxx (7.6) J.Cronin (88-61)
78 1937 Boston Red Sox AL 154 80 72 2 .526 .526 5th of 8 21.0 821 775 28.6 29.9 30 12 L.Grove (9.2) J.Cronin (80-72)
79 1936 Boston Red Sox AL 155 74 80 1 .481 .507 6th of 8 28.5 775 764 29.1 29.3 31 15 L.Grove (10.5) J.Cronin (74-80)
80 1935 Boston Red Sox AL 154 78 75 1 .510 .491 4th of 8 16.0 718 732 28.6 29.3 33 14 W.Ferrell (11.0) J.Cronin (78-75)
81 1934 Boston Red Sox AL 153 76 76 1 .500 .526 4th of 8 24.0 820 775 29.0 28.5 34 13 B.Werber (5.4) B.Harris (76-76)
82 1933 Boston Red Sox AL 149 63 86 0 .423 .464 7th of 8 34.5 700 758 28.4 26.9 36 11 G.Rhodes (3.7) M.McManus (63-86)
83 1932 Boston Red Sox AL 154 43 111 0 .279 .293 8th of 8 64.0 566 915 28.4 25.7 41 18 D.Alexander (4.3) S.Collins (11-44) and M.McManus (32-67)
84 1931 Boston Red Sox AL 153 62 90 1 .408 .389 6th of 8 45.0 625 800 28.6 28.3 37 12 E.Webb (5.4) S.Collins (62-90)
85 1930 Boston Red Sox AL 154 52 102 0 .338 .372 8th of 8 50.0 612 814 28.6 27.9 34 13 M.Gaston (5.3) H.Wagner (52-102)
86 1929 Boston Red Sox AL 155 58 96 1 .377 .373 8th of 8 48.0 605 803 28.2 26.3 35 12 M.Gaston (4.8) B.Carrigan (58-96)
87 1928 Boston Red Sox AL 154 57 96 1 .373 .380 8th of 8 43.5 589 770 28.2 24.6 35 17 R.Ruffing (5.0) B.Carrigan (57-96)
88 1927 Boston Red Sox AL 154 51 103 0 .331 .341 8th of 8 59.0 597 856 27.5 25.0 37 14 D.MacFayden (2.6) B.Carrigan (51-103)
89 1926 Boston Red Sox AL 154 46 107 1 .301 .326 8th of 8 44.5 562 835 28.4 25.3 40 16 T.Rigney (4.6) L.Fohl (46-107)
90 1925 Boston Red Sox AL 152 47 105 0 .309 .338 8th of 8 49.5 639 922 27.8 27.7 41 15 H.Ehmke (4.8) L.Fohl (47-105)
91 1924 Boston Red Sox AL 157 67 87 3 .435 .458 7th of 8 25.0 735 806 30.1 29.1 33 16 H.Ehmke (8.2) L.Fohl (67-87)
92 1923 Boston Red Sox AL 154 61 91 2 .401 .355 8th of 8 37.0 584 809 29.3 28.7 30 11 H.Ehmke (6.2) F.Chance (61-91)
93 1922 Boston Red Sox AL 154 61 93 0 .396 .387 8th of 8 33.0 598 769 29.4 28.5 30 10 J.Quinn (4.5) H.Duffy (61-93)
94 1921 Boston Red Sox AL 154 75 79 0 .487 .481 5th of 8 23.5 668 696 29.5 27.1 27 11 S.Jones (7.3) H.Duffy (75-79)
95 1920 Boston Red Sox AL 154 72 81 1 .471 .467 5th of 8 25.5 650 698 28.1 25.7 32 11 H.Hooper (5.2) E.Barrow (72-81)
96 1919 Boston Red Sox AL 138 66 71 1 .482 .510 6th of 8 20.5 564 552 27.4 25.8 30 13 B.Ruth (10.2) E.Barrow (66-71)
97 1918 Boston Red Sox AL 126 75 51 0 .595 .600 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 474 380 28.5 25.3 32 12 B.Ruth (7.4) E.Barrow (75-51)
98 1917 Boston Red Sox AL 157 90 62 5 .592 .590 2nd of 8 9.0 555 455 27.9 24.8 27 9 B.Ruth (8.7) J.Barry (90-62)
99 1916 Boston Red Sox AL 156 91 63 2 .591 .562 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-1) 550 480 27.0 24.4 29 10 B.Ruth (10.4) B.Carrigan (91-63)
100 1915 Boston Red Sox AL 155 101 50 4 .669 .631 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-1) 669 499 26.7 24.5 30 11 T.Speaker (7.1) B.Carrigan (101-50)
101 1914 Boston Red Sox AL 159 91 62 6 .595 .566 2nd of 8 8.5 589 510 25.4 24.7 32 14 T.Speaker (9.9) B.Carrigan (91-62)
102 1913 Boston Red Sox AL 151 79 71 1 .527 .515 4th of 8 15.5 631 610 26.1 24.6 29 13 T.Speaker (8.3) J.Stahl (39-41) and B.Carrigan (40-30)
103 1912 Boston Red Sox AL 154 105 47 2 .691 .669 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-3) 799 544 26.1 25.2 27 11 S.Wood (11.7) J.Stahl (105-47)
104 1911 Boston Red Sox AL 153 78 75 0 .510 .526 5th of 8 24.0 680 643 24.9 25.0 43 16 S.Wood (6.4) P.Donovan (78-75)
105 1910 Boston Red Sox AL 158 81 72 5 .529 .558 4th of 8 22.5 641 564 25.5 25.3 35 13 T.Speaker (7.7) P.Donovan (81-72)
106 1909 Boston Red Sox AL 152 88 63 1 .583 .541 3rd of 8 9.5 601 549 25.9 25.3 37 19 T.Speaker (6.3) F.Lake (88-63)
107 1908 Boston Red Sox AL 155 75 79 1 .487 .543 5th of 8 15.5 564 513 27.3 29.4 39 16 C.Young (9.9) D.McGuire (53-62) and F.Lake (22-17)
108 1907 Boston Americans AL 155 59 90 6 .396 .418 7th of 8 32.5 466 558 29.1 30.1 35 14 C.Young (7.9) C.Young (3-3), G.Huff (2-6), B.Unglaub (9-20) and D.McGuire (45-61)
109 1906 Boston Americans AL 155 49 105 1 .318 .316 8th of 8 45.5 463 706 29.1 30.2 31 12 C.Stahl (4.1) J.Collins (35-79) and C.Stahl (14-26)
110 1905 Boston Americans AL 153 78 74 1 .513 .511 4th of 8 16.0 579 565 31.6 30.1 27 9 C.Young (7.6) J.Collins (78-74)
111 1904 Boston Americans AL 157 95 59 3 .617 .619 1st of 8 -- 608 466 31.2 30.1 18 5 C.Young (9.8) J.Collins (95-59)
112 1903 Boston Americans AL 141 91 47 3 .659 .651 1st of 8 -- Won WS (5-3) 708 504 29.6 28.2 20 6 C.Young (8.6) J.Collins (91-47)
113 1902 Boston Americans AL 138 77 60 1 .562 .546 3rd of 8 6.5 664 600 28.6 28.4 24 12 C.Young (10.1) J.Collins (77-60)
114 1901 Boston Americans AL 138 79 57 2 .581 .600 2nd of 8 4.0 759 608 28.0 28.3 24 11 C.Young (12.6) J.Collins (79-57)