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Boston Red Sox:

Boston Red Sox Haley Patton


History Original name was the Boston Americans Founded in 1901 Fenway Park has been home field since 1912 The name Red Sox , chosen by owner John Taylor after the 1907 season, refers to the red hose in the team uniform beginning in 1908

Retired Numbers:

Retired Numbers 1- Bobby Doerr (2B coach) 4- Joe Cronin (SS) 6- Johnny Pesky (SS, 3B) 8- Carl Yastrzemski (LF, 1B, DH) 9- Ted Williams (LF) 14- Jim Rice (LF, Dh, Coach) 27- Carlton Fisk (C) 42- Jackie Robinson

World Series Champions:

World Series Champions 2007 vs Colorado Rockies 2004 vs St. Louis Cardinals 1918 vs Chicago Cubs 1916 vs Brooklyn Robins 1915 vs Philadelphia Phillies 1914 vs Philadelphia Athletics 1912 vs New York Giants 1903 vs Pittsburgh Pirates

Green Monster:

Green Monster The wall is the highest among current Major League Baseball fields. The Green Monster is famous for preventing home runs on many line drives that would clear the walls of other ballparks. The Morse Code that appears from top to bottom in the white lines of the American League scoreboard are the initials of former owners Thomas A. Yawkey and Jean R. Yawkey .

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