Boston Red Sox in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

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  • 1981-09-03 Longest MLB game in Fenway Park history is suspended after 19 innings at Seattle Mariners 7, Boston Red Sox 7; Mariners win 8-7 in 20 the following morning
  • 1981-09-04 Longest MLB game at Fenway Park ends in 20 innings; Seattle Mariners beat Boston Red Sox, 8-7

Sports History

1981-09-12 Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles

  • 1982-05-04 Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans

Baseball Record

1982-06-01 Oakland A's left fielder Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases in 3-2 win over Boston Red Sox to become fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a MLB season

Sports History

1983-07-04 NY Yankee pitcher Dave Righetti no-hits the Boston Red Sox, 4-0 at Yankee Stadium

  • 1984-05-25 Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner
  • 1984-08-30 Red Sox Jim Rice grounds into record 33rd double play en route to 36

Sports History

1986-02-23 Despite losing, Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs gets largest arbitration in MLB history, $1.35M

Baseball Record

1986-04-29 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners

Sports History

1986-06-29 Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver

  • 1986-07-02 Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens (14-0) suffers his 1st loss (4-2 v Toronto), one win short of AL record for consecutive wins to start season
  • 1986-07-15 All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1986-08-12 Red Sox pitcher Tim Lollar gets a pinch-hit single
  • 1986-08-17 Red Sox trade shortstop Rey Quinones & pitcher Mike Trujillo to Mariners for shortstop Spike Owen & outfielder Dave Henderson
  • 1986-08-21 Red Sox Spike Owens scores 6 runs in a 24-5 rout of Cleveland Indians
  • 1986-08-21 With 2 outs in 6th inning, Red Sox score 11 runs
  • 1986-10-12 California Angels within 1 pitch of pennant victory lose to Red Sox
  • 1986-10-15 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat California Angels, 4 games to 3
  • 1986-10-27 Baseball World Series: NY Mets win their second title; beat Boston Red Sox, 8-5 at Shea Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: Mets infielder Ray Knight

Sports History

1987-03-14 NY Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl

  • 1987-06-26 Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd & win 12-11 in 10 inn
  • 1987-06-28 Boston outfielder Don Baylor sets MLB career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 when plunked by Rick Rhoden in Red Sox, 6-2 win over NY Yankees

Baseball Record

1987-07-05 A's 1st baseman Mark McGwire becomes first rookie to hit 30 HRs before the MLB All-Star Game as Oakland beats Red Sox, 6-2

  • 1987-07-23 Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last year's World Series
  • 1987-09-22 Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
  • 1987-11-11 Boston Red Sox starter Roger Clemens wins back-to-back AL Cy Young Awards; Philadelphia Phillies starter Steve Bedrosian takes NL Award
  • 1988-06-03 Margo Adams sues Boston Red Sox 3rd baseman Wade Boggs for palimony
  • 1988-06-13 Boston Red Sox are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East
  • 1988-06-16 Boston Red Sox Barrett steals home
  • 1988-06-24 Red Sox begin AL record 23rd consecutive home win streak
  • 1988-07-12 Margo Adams alleges Red Sox Wade Bogg's had an affair with her
  • 1988-07-13 Red Sox replace manager John McNamara with Joe Morgan
  • 1988-07-29 Baltimore trades Mike Boddicker to the Red Sox for Brady Anderson and Curt Schilling
  • 1988-08-12 Boston Red Sox beat Tigers 9-4 for AL record 23rd consecutive win at home
  • 1988-08-13 Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games
  • 1988-09-20 Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs is 1st player to get 200 hits for 6 consecutive seasons
  • 1988-10-06 Oakland A's sweep Boston Red Sox in 4 games for AL pennant
  • 1988-10-09 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0
  • 1989-02-16 Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens signs $7.5M-3 year contract
  • 1989-02-26 California court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of-contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
  • 1989-06-04 Red Sox lead Blue Jays 10-0 in 7th, but lose 12-11 in 12 for Blue Jays 12th consecutive victory at Fenway
  • 1989-08-06 Boston Red Sox retire Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder, 1st baseman Carl Yastrezemski's #8

Sports History

1989-08-17 Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken plays in his 1,208th consecutive game, moves to 3rd place all-time, behind NY Yankees Lou Gehrig and Boston Red Sox/NY Yankees Everett Scott

  • 1989-09-25 Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs is 1st to get 200 hits & 100 walks in 4 consecutive seasons
  • 1990-01-26 Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asst GM (highest-ranking African American female in a major-league front office)
  • 1990-07-17 Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0
  • 1990-07-29 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
  • 1990-10-10 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0
  • 1991-02-08 Roger Clemens signs record $5,380,250 per year Red Sox contract
  • 1991-05-15 Red Sox & White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
  • 1991-07-30 Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
  • 1991-09-09 Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
  • 1991-11-13 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 1992-04-11 MLB Cleveland Indians set team record for long game loss to Boston Red Sox (19 innings - 6½ hr)
  • 1992-04-12 MLB Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Young no-hits Cleveland Indians, but loses 2-1
  • 1992-06-16 MLB Boston Red Sox Jeff Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0) [1]
  • 1993-04-22 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox

Sports History

1993-05-29 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm

  • 1993-07-23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • 1993-08-11 Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)
  • 1994-07-22 Mariners play Red Sox as home team at Fenway, as Kingdome is repaired
  • 1997-05-21 Blue Jays pitcher Roger Clemens beats the Yankees for his 200th win
  • 1997-08-13 Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees
  • 1997-11-03 Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra becomes 6th player to be unanimous choice for American League Rookie of the Year; leads AL in hits (209), triples (11), multi-hit games (68); also sets AL rookie-record with 30-game hitting streak
  • 1997-12-12 Red Sox sign Pedro Martinez to record 6 year $69 million contract
  • 1998-01-09 Boston Red Sox Mo Vaughn pleads not guilty to drunken driving
  • 1999-10-18 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 1
  • 2002-05-10 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season
  • 2003-10-16 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
  • 2004-10-20 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 3
  • 2004-10-27 Baseball World Series: Boston beats St. Louis, 3-0 in Game 4 at Busch Stadium to sweep Cardinals and win Red Sox first title since 1918; MVP: Boston outfielder Manny Ramirez
  • 2006-09-27 MLB Boston Red Sox honor former player Johnny Pesky by officially naming Fenway Park's right-field foul pole "Pesky's Pole"
  • 2007-09-01 Clay Buchholz becomes first Boston Red Sox rookie to pitch a no-hitter. In just his second MLB appearance; beats Baltimore Orioles 10-0 at Fenway Park
  • 2007-10-21 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 3
  • 2007-10-28 Baseball World Series: Boston Red Sox beat Colorado, 4-3 in Game 4 at Coors Field, Denver to sweep the Rockies and win their 2nd title in 4 years; MVP: Boston 3rd baseman Mike Lowell
  • 2008-09-28 MLB Boston Red Sox retire Johnny Pesky's jersey (number 6)
  • 2008-10-19 MLB American League Championship: Tampa Bay Rays beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
  • 2013-10-19 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2

Sports History

2013-10-30 Baseball World Series: Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Cardinals, 6-1 in Game 6 at Fenway Park to win title; MVP: Boston slugger David Ortiz

  • 2015-10-01 NY Yankees record the 10,000th win in their illustrious history, and also clinch wild card slot; beat the Red Sox, 4-1, at a rainy New Yankee Stadium; NY bullpen ties MLB record with their 589th victim of the season
  • 2015-12-01 In the largest deal ever for a MLB pitcher, Boston Red Sox land one of the biggest catches of the off-season, signing free agent David Price for 7 years and $217 million
  • 2018-04-21 Oakland A's left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox
  • 2018-09-30 New York Yankees suffer a 10-2 drubbing at the Boston Red Sox but accumulate a MLB record 267 home runs for the season; surpass Seattle Mariners previous mark of 264 in 1997
  • 2018-10-08 Red Sox utility Brock Holt becomes first MLB player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game during Boston's 16-1 Game 3 rout of the NY Yankees in the AL Division Series at Yankee Stadium
  • 2018-10-26 Longest Baseball World Series game by both innings and time; LA Dodgers beat Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in the 18th inning (7 hours, 20 mins) in Game 3 at Dodger Stadium with Max Muncy walk-off homer
  • 2018-10-27 LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball's World Series; a record 46 players used by both teams; Boston go on to win 4 games to 1
  • 2018-10-28 Baseball World Series: Boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th title in franchise history; MVP: Boston utility Steve Pearce
  • 2019-06-09 Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot while visiting in his native Dominican Republic
  • 2020-01-14 Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is fired amid Major League Baseball's investigation into sign-stealing by the Houston Astros; Cora was the Astros' bench coach before moving to Boston
  • 2022-11-01 MLB World Series: Phillies match 1967 Boston Red Sox record with 5 home runs in 7-0 win over Houston Astros to take 2-1 lead in series at Citizen's Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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