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Encyclopedia > Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame

The Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted in 1995 to recognize the career of former Boston Red Sox players. A 15-member selection committee comprised of Red Sox broadcasters and executives, past and present media personnel, and representatives from The Sports Museum of New England and the BoSox Club are responsible for nominating candidates. Events July-December 1995 World Series: The Atlanta Braves win 4 games to 2 over the Cleveland Indians. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths...

Induction ceremonies were held on:

The criteria for selection into the Hall is as follows: Events July-December 1995 World Series: The Atlanta Braves win 4 games to 2 over the Cleveland Indians. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 6 - Major League Baseball officials order Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker is to undergo psychological testing following derogatory remarks he made in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the events of the year 2004 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ...

  • Player to be eligible for nomination must have played a minimum of three years with the Boston Red Sox and must also have been out of uniform as an active player a minimum of three years.
  • Non-uniformed honorees such as broadcasters and front office execs are inducted by a unanimous vote of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame selection committee. The memorable moment will be chosen by the committee as well.

Members of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, by virtue of prior induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display... Cooperstown is a village located in Otsego County, New York and is the County Seat. ...

Edward Trowbridge Collins Sr. ... James Joseph Collins (January 16, 1870 - March 6, 1943) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century who was widely regarded as being the American Leagues best third baseman prior to Brooks Robinson. ... Joseph Edward Cronin (October 12, 1906 – September 7, 1984) was a Major League Baseball player from 1926 to 1945 and manager from 1933 to 1947. ... Robert Pershing Doerr (born April 7, 1918 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball player. ... Jimmie Foxx on the cover of Time in 1929 James Emory Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who was, up until Mark McGwires glory days in the late 1990s, the most prolific right-handed power hitter to ever play... Curt Gowdy (born July 31, 1919, in Green River, Wyoming) is a former American sportscaster. ... Robert Moses (Lefty) Grove (March 6, 1900 - May 22, 1975) was one of the greatest pitchers in Major League Baseball history. ... Harry Hooper Baseball card issued by American Tobacco Company, 1912. ... Richard Benjamin Rick Ferrell (October 12, 1905 - July 27, 1995) was a Major League Baseball player, and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... Tristram E. Speaker (April 4, 1888 in Hubbard, Texas - December 8, 1958 in Lake Whitney, Texas), nicknamed “Spoke” (a play on his last name) and “Grey Eagle” (for his prematurely graying hair), was an American baseball player considered to be the best defensive center fielder to ever play the game. ... Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), nicknamed The Kid, the Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame and The Thumper, was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the Boston Red Sox. ... Carl Yaz Yastrzemski Carl Michael Yastrzemski (pronounced yah-STREM-skee) (born August 22, 1939 in Southampton, New York, United States) was a Major League Baseball player of Polish origin. ... Ted Williams & Tom Yawkey Thomas Austin Yawkey, born Thomas Austin (February 21, 1903 - July 9, 1976), was an American industrialist and Major League Baseball executive. ... Denton True Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) He was the pre-eminent baseball pitcher during the 1890s and 1900s. ...

Inductees

1995

1997 Anthony Richard Tony Conigliaro (January 7, 1945 - February 24, 1990), nicknamed Tony C., was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1964-67, 1969, 1975) and California Angels (1971). ... Dominic Paul Dom DiMaggio (born February 12, 1917 in San Francisco, California) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played his entire career for the Boston Red Sox (1940-42, 1946-53). ... Jean R. Yawkey (January 1, 1909 - February 2, 1992) was a native of Brooklyn, New York. ... Frank James Malzone (born February 28, 1930 in Bronx, New York) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1955-65) and California Angels (1966). ... John Michael Pesky (born John Michael Paveskovich September 27, 1919 in Portland, Oregon) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop/third baseman who played in the American League from 1942 to 1954. ... James Edward Jim Rice (born March 8, 1953 in Anderson, South Carolina) is a former baseball player with the American Leagues Boston Red Sox from 1974 to 1989. ... Smokey Joe Wood (October 25, 1889 - July 27, 1985) was a Major League Baseball player for the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians. ...

2000 Carlton Ernest Fisk (born December 26, 1947 in Bellows Falls, Vermont) is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played for 24 years with the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox. ... Richard Henry OConnell (1914 - 2002) was an American front office executive in Major League Baseball. ... Mel Parnell (born June 13, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher. ... Americo Peter Rico Petrocelli (born June 27, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and third baseman who played his entire career in the American League for the Boston Red Sox (1963-1976). ... Richard Raymond Dick Radatz (born April 2, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan), nicknamed The Monster or Moose, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher who played for the Boston Red Sox (1962-66), Cleveland Indians (1966-67), Chicago Cubs (1967), Detroit Tigers (1969) and Montreal Expos (1969). ... Luis Tiant [loo-IS tee-ANT] (born November 23, 1940 in Marianao, Cuba), born Luis Clemente Tiant Vega, is a former right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1964-1969), Minnesota Twins (1970), Boston Red Sox (1971-1978), New York Yankees (1979-80...

2002 Ken Coleman (1925 - August 21, 2003) was a radio and television sportscaster for 34 years (1954 - 1989). ... Dwight Michael Evans (born November 3, 1951 in Santa Monica, California), nicknamed Dewey, is a former right fielder and right-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1972-90) and Baltimore Orioles (1991). ... William Lawrence Larry Gardner (May 13, 1886 - March 11, 1976) was a third baseman in Major League Baseball. ... Jack Eugene Jensen (March 9, 1927 - July 14, 1982), born in San Francisco, California, was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the New York Yankees (1950-52), Washington Senators (1952-53) and Boston Red Sox (1954-59, 1961). ... Edwin (Ned) Martin (born 1923 in Wayne, Pennsylvania; died July 23, 2002 in Raleigh, North Carolina) was an American sportscaster, known primarily as a play-by-play announcer for Major League Baseballs Boston Red Sox from 1961 to 1992. ... William Charles Monbouquette (born August 11, 1936 in Medford, Massachusetts) is a former major league pitcher for, most significantly, the Boston Red Sox (1958 - 1965) and 3 other teams (the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, and the San Francisco Giants). ... Carl Reginald Smith (born April 2, 1945 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA) is a former outfielder, coach and front office executive in American Major League Baseball. ... Robert William Bob Stanley (born November 10, 1954) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher who played with the Boston Red Sox. ...

2004 Richard Paul Burleson (born April 29, 1951 in Lynwood, California), nicknamed Rooster, is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball. ... Dave Meadows Boo Ferriss (b. ... Tex Hughson, born Cecil Carlton Hughson ( February 9, 1916 - August 6, 1993), was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played his entire career in the American League with the Boston Red Sox (1941-44, 1946-49). ... Duffy Lewis of the Boston Red Sox at Comiskey Park in 1912. ... James Reynold Lonborg (born April 16, 1942) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played with the Boston Red Sox (1965-71), Milwaukee Brewers (1972) and Philadelphia Phillies (1973-79). ... Frederic Michael Fred Lynn (born February 3, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Boston Red Sox (1974-80), California Angels (1981-84), Baltimore Orioles (1985-88), Detroit Tigers (1988-89) and San Diego Padres (1990). ...

to be inducted in 2006 Wade Boggs Wade Anthony Boggs (born June 15, 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, primarily with the Boston Red Sox, whose hitting in the 1980s and 1990s dominated the American League in much the same way as his National League contemporary Tony Gwynn. ... Bernie Carbo - TSN archives. ... Bill Carrigan on a 1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card (Turkey Red Cabinets (T3). ... James Joseph Collins (January 16, 1870 - March 6, 1943) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century who was widely regarded as being the American Leagues best third baseman prior to Brooks Robinson. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... William Dale Goodman (March 22, 1926 _ October 1, 1984) was an infielder and left-handed batter who played Major League Baseball with the Boston Red Sox (1947-57), Baltimore Orioles (1957), Chicago White Sox (1958-61) and Houston Colt . ... Bruce Vee Hurst (born March 24, 1958 in St. ... James Edward Pete Runnels (January 28, 1928 - May 20, 1991) was a Major League Baseball infielder who played for the Washington Senators (1951-57), Boston Red Sox (1958-62) and Houston Colt . ... Haywood Cooper Sullivan (December 15, 1930, Donalsonville, Georgia - February 12, 2003, Fort Myers, Florida) was an American catcher, manager, general manager and club owner in Major League Baseball. ... Ben Mondor is the current owner of the Pawtucket Red Sox, the AAA affilitate of the Boston Red Sox. ... In baseball, the Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the AAA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and belong to the International League. ...


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