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1971 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 691-667 + 24
Roster Continuity 65.02% 21/24
Manager(s): Eddie Kasko
General Manager: Dick O'Connell
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,678,732 3/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jim Rice (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Don Lenhardt
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Harvey Haddix
Third Base Coach: Eddie Popowski

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Garman (#3), Ken Brett (#4), Billy Conigliaro (#5)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1971 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    11Luis AparicioSS5-9160R-R371956Not draftedMLB--
    20Juan BeniquezOF5-11165R-R211971Not draftedMLB--
    26Bobby BolinP6-4200R-R321961Not draftedMLB--
    18Ken BrettP5-11195L-L221967BOS: 1966-1-4MLB--
    40Billy ConigliaroOF6-0190R-R231969BOS: 1965-1-5MLB--
    17Cecil Cooper1B6-2190L-L211971BOS: 1968-6-128MLB--
    21Ray CulpP6-0200R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    22John CurtisP6-2185L-L231970BOS: 1968-1-10MLB--
    3Mike Fiore1B6-0185L-L261968Not draftedMLB--
    27Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R231969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    1Phil Gagliano2B-OF6-1185R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    39Mike GarmanP6-3215R-R211969BOS: 1967-1-3MLB--
    2Doug Griffin2B6-0170R-R241970CAL: 1965-21-407MLB--
    38Buddy Hunter2B-3B5-10170R-R231971BOS: 1969-3-61MLB--
    24Duane JosephsonC6-0195R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    12John Kennedy3B-SS6-0185R-R301962UDFAMLB--
    17Cal KoonceP6-1185R-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    14Joe LahoudOF6-0202L-L241968Not draftedMLB--
    37Bill LeeP6-3210L-L241969BOS: 1968-22-507MLB--
    16Jim LonborgP6-5210R-R291965Not draftedMLB--
    28Sparky LyleP6-1195L-L261967Not draftedMLB--
    35Rick MillerOF6-0185L-L231971BOS: 1969-2-37MLB--
    10Bob MontgomeryC6-1203R-R271970Not draftedMLB--
    29Roger MoretP6-4175B-L211970Not draftedMLB--
    15Mike NagyP6-3200R-R231969BOS: 1966-6-104MLB--
    4Ben OglivieOF6-2170L-L221971BOS: 1968-11-248MLB--
    19Don PavletichC-1B5-11209R-R321957Not draftedMLB--
    43Gary PetersP6-2200L-L341959Not draftedMLB--
    6Rico PetrocelliSS-3B6-0185R-R281963Not draftedMLB--
    5George Scott1B6-2215R-R271966Not draftedMLB--
    42Sonny SiebertP6-3198R-R341964Not draftedMLB--
    7Reggie SmithOF6-0195B-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    25Ken TatumP6-2205R-R271969DET: 1966-6-82MLB--
    22George ThomasOF6-3190R-R331957Not draftedMLB--
    23Luis TiantP5-11190R-R301964Not draftedMLB--
    8Carl YastrzemskiOF5-11188L-R311961Not draftedMLB--

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