Boston Red Sox

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Boston Red Sox
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Year Founded: 1901
Colors: Red, blue, gray
Mascot: Wally the Green Monster
Championships: 7
Website: http://redsox.mlb.com/
Fenway Park, the Red Sox's stadium and the oldest active Major League Baseball stadium

The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team that play in the American League East Division. One of the oldest teams in baseball, with the oldest stadium, Fenway Park; the Red Sox are one of the most storied sports franchises of all time.

In 2009, it was shown that David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez had failed tests for performance-enhancing drugs during the 2003 season. Some people, such as Dan Shaughnessy, questioned whether this illegal behavior tainted the championships the team won in 2004 and 2007.[1]


AL Pennants: 12 (1903, 1904, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986, 2004, 2007)

World Series Titles: 7 (1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007)

Management

Roster

Pitchers

  • 48 - Scott Atchison
  • 51 - Daniel Bard
  • 19 - Josh Beckett
  • 11 - Clay Buchholz
  • 36 - Paul Byrd
  • 53 - Fernando Cabrera
  • 17 - Manny Delcarmen
  • 40 - John Lackey
  • 31 - Jon Lester
  • 37 - Hideki Okajima
  • 58 - Jonathan Papelbon
  • 62 - David Pauley
  • 56 - Ramon Ramirez
  • 60 - Scott Schoeneweis
  • 49 - Tim Wakefield

Catchers

  • 41 - Victor Martinez
  • 33 - Jason Varitek

Infielders

  • 29 - Adrian Beltre
  • 22 - Nick Green
  • 22 - Bill Hall
  • 25 - Mike Lowell
  • 15 - Dustin Pedroia
  • 16 - Marco Scutaro
  • 30 - Chris Woodward
  • 20 - Kevin Youkilis

Outfielders

  • 5 - Rocco Baldelli
  • 23 - Mike Cameron
  • 7 - J.D. Drew
  • 2 - Jacoby Ellsbury
  • 23 - Joey Gathright
  • 32 - Jeremy Hermida

Designated Hitter

Minor League Affiliates

The Boston Red Sox's minor league affiliates are:[2]

  • AAA - Pawtucket Red Sox
  • AA - Portland Sea Dogs
  • A Adv. - Salem Red Sox
  • A - Greenville Drive
  • SS - Lowell Spinners

Retired Numbers

Uniform numbers retired by the Red Sox[3]

1 - Bobby Doerr

4 - Joe Cronin

6 - Johnny Pesky

8 - Carl Yastrzemski

9 - Ted Williams

27 - Carlton Fisk

42 - Jackie Robinson

References

See also

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