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Top Red Sox Draft pick from every season

@IanMBrowne
February 7, 2024

The Red Sox have had an interesting history of first selections in the Draft, beginning in 1965, when they took Billy Conigliaro, who had a more famous older brother you might have heard of. Other top selections include Hall of Famer Jim Rice, seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens,

The best baseball players born on Feb. 3

@oapostrophesd
February 3, 2024

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Feb. 3:

The best baseball players born on Dec. 26

@oapostrophesd
December 26, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Dec. 26:

10 players you forgot were Red Sox

@IanMBrowne
October 22, 2023

For all the legends defined by their greatness with the Red Sox, there are some other standouts who had a proverbial cup of coffee in Boston. These are players you think of mainly for their greatness with other franchises. We came up with the top 10 who best fit this

Fenway Park's biggest moments to date

@IanMBrowne
October 13, 2023

BOSTON -- The oldest venue in MLB, Fenway Park opened in 1912. Over the past 11 decades, there have been countless memorable moments that produced cheers and tears of utter joy. Here is my ranking of the top 10 moments in the history of Fenway. Game 6, 1975 World Series

Best Red Sox of all time, by uniform number

@IanMBrowne
October 9, 2023

From 0 to 99, Red Sox players have filled out jerseys with 90 different numbers over the years. You want a fun exercise? Pick the best player to wear every number in the club’s illustrious history. That’s what MLB.com has done below.

The best baseball players born on Oct. 7

October 7, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 7: 1) Mookie Betts (1992) One of the best all-around talents in the game, Betts was selected by

The best baseball players born on Oct. 3

October 3, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 3:

The best baseball players born on Oct. 2

October 2, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 2: 1) Maury Wills (1932) The speedster made seven All-Star teams. Only four other players in baseball history

The best baseball players born on Oct. 1

October 1, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 1.

The best baseball players born on Sept. 24

@alysonfooter
September 24, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 24: 1) Rafael Palmeiro (1964) Long before the finger-wag seen 'round the world, Palmeiro, a four-time All-Star and

The best baseball players born on Sept. 23

@castrovince
September 23, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Sept. 23:

Pedro Martinez's top 10 moments

September 17, 2023

From Sept. 15-Oct. 15, MLB.com is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting stories that pay tribute to some of the most significant and talented players from Latin America in the game's history. ---

5 notable facts about Splendid Splinter's life and career

@DKramer_
August 30, 2023

Ted Williams enjoyed a remarkable career -- and life. The Hall of Famer remains one of the most legendary and distinctive players in Major League history more than 60 years after he played the last of his 2,292 games for the Red Sox. Williams, who passed away in 2002, was

The best baseball players born on Aug. 14

@oapostrophesd
August 14, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Aug. 14:

The night that turned the tide in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry

@ColeJacobson32
July 24, 2023

The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is the most storied one in baseball, and among the fiercest in professional sports. But it never has been, and almost surely never will be, better than it was from 2003-04. For one, the star power was off the charts. Papi. Jeter. Nomar. Posada. Pedro. Mariano.

The unique history of Pesky's Pole at Fenway

@IanMBrowne
February 26, 2023

Pesky’s Pole. Surely you’ve heard of it. It is as much a part of Fenway lingo as The Monster, the Citgo sign, the triangle and, well, the Fenway Frank. When younger fans learn that the foul pole in right field is named after one of the most beloved figures in

10 moments that defined Carlton Fisk's career

December 26, 2022

Though he’s largely remembered for one swing and the immediate seconds that followed, Carlton Fisk established a legacy of longevity behind the plate. He finished among the top 10 in Most Valuable Player Award balloting in four of his first 12 full seasons and ranked between 13th and 18th on

10 moments that defined Lee Smith's career

@zachsilver
December 4, 2022

When Lee Smith called it a career after the 1997 season, there was no closer more fruitful in baseball history. He held the record in career saves, with 478. He acquired at least 30 saves 10 times and 40 saves three times, leading the NL four times (and the Majors

Boggs' top 10 career accomplishments

In the '80s, you could put him down for 200 hits every year
June 15, 2022

Wade Boggs’ performance is more than good enough to be judged on its own merits. Judging Boggs by the company he keeps flatters him, too. Boggs can be linked to some of baseball’s greatest performers, including Ted Williams, Brooks Robinson, George Brett, Tony Gwynn, Rogers Hornsby, Ty Cobb, Ichiro Suzuki

5 Red Sox players who should be in HOF

@IanMBrowne
February 3, 2022

The tradition-rich Red Sox have been defined by their many superstar players through the decades. Thirty-seven of those players have received the ultimate recognition for their greatness with a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Yet there are still some other former Boston greats who should

The best baseball players born on Oct. 6

January 21, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 6: 1) Freddy Garcia (1976) A two-time All-Star with the Mariners and later a World Series champion with

Best season ever? Hard to top 2004 Red Sox

@IanMBrowne
December 26, 2021

The ecstasy -- and history -- the Red Sox created in 2004 started with the agony that happened at the end of ’03. As we dissect that magical 2004 season -- perhaps the most impactful in team history -- let’s not forget what happened the year before. It is a

Boston's all-time retired numbers

@IanMBrowne
December 1, 2021

BOSTON -- At Fenway Park, the right-field façade is reserved for the legends. That's the spot that showcases all the retired numbers for one of the most storied franchises in all of sports. At one point, the criteria that the Red Sox had for retiring a number was that the

5 best seasons by a Red Sox pitcher

@IanMBrowne
December 1, 2021

When you think of Red Sox history, you often think of the thunder bats of Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, David Ortiz, Jim Rice, Jimmie Foxx and many others. But the club has also been graced with some dominant pitchers, many of whom produced seasons for the ages. Here is a