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1986 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-66 .590
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 794-696 + 98
Roster Continuity 77.16% 8/26
Manager(s): John McNamara
General Manager: Lou Gorman
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 2,147,641 8/26
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Mets)
Top Draft Pick: Greg McMurtry (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Joe Morgan
First Base Coach: Walt Hriniak
First Base Coach: Joe Morgan
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Bill Fischer
Third Base Coach: Rene Lachemann

#1 Draft Picks

Spike Owen (#6), Jim Rice (#15), Roger Clemens (#19), Steve Lyons (#19), Bruce Hurst (#22), Dave Henderson (#26), Calvin Schiraldi (#27)
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 1986 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    20Tony ArmasCF-OF6-1224R-R321976Not draftedMLB--
    17Marty Barrett2B5-10176R-R281982BOS: 1979-1-1MLB--
    25Don BaylorOF6-1 220R-R371970BAL: 1967-2-39MLB--
    26Wade Boggs3B6-2197L-R281982BOS: 1976-7-166MLB--
    23Oil Can BoydP6-1150R-R261982BOS: 1980-16-414MLB--
    27Mike BrownP6-2195R-R271982BOS: 1980-2-48MLB--
    6Bill Buckner1B-OF6-0185L-L361969LAN: 1968-2-25MLB--
    21Roger ClemensP6-4230R-R231984BOS: 1983-1-19MLB--
    28Steve CrawfordP6-5225R-R281980UDFAMLB--
    27Pat Dodson1B6-4210L-L261986BOS: 1980-6-154MLB--
    24Dwight EvansRF-OF6-2205R-R341972BOS: 1969-5-109MLB--
    44Wes GardnerP6-4197R-R251984NYN: 1982-22-551MLB--
    10Rich GedmanC6-0215L-R261980UDFAMLB--
    39Mike GreenwellLF6-0189L-R221985BOS: 1982-3-72MLB--
    40Dave HendersonCF-OF6-2220R-R271981SEA: 1977-1-26MLB--
    18Glenn HoffmanSS-3B6-2188R-R271980BOS: 1976-2-46MLB--
    47Bruce HurstP6-3214L-L281980BOS: 1976-1-22MLB--
    48Tim LollarP6-3200L-L301980NYA: 1978-4-104MLB--
    12Steve LyonsCF-3B6-3195L-R261985BOS: 1981-1-19MLB--
    49Al NipperP6-0194R-R271983BOS: 1980-8-206MLB--
    5,12Spike OwenSS5-9160B-R251983SEA: 1982-1-6MLB--
    51Rey QuinonesSS5-11160R-R221986Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim RiceLF-OF6-2205R-R331974BOS: 1971-1-15MLB--
    7Ed RomeroSS-2B5-11180R-R281977Not draftedMLB--
    16Kevin RomineRF-CF5-11185R-R251985BOS: 1982-2-29MLB--
    43Joe SambitoP6-1190L-L341976HOU: 1973-17-404MLB--
    50Dave SaxC-OF6-0185R-R271982Not draftedMLB--
    55Calvin SchiraldiP6-5215R-R241984NYN: 1983-1-27MLB--
    31,40Tom SeaverP6-1206R-R411967ATL: 1966-1-19MLB--
    41Jeff SellersP6-1175R-R221985BOS: 1982-8-202MLB--
    19Bob StanleyP6-4215R-R311977BOS: 1974-1-7MLB--
    46Dave Stapleton1B-2B6-1178R-R321980BOS: 1975-10-231MLB--
    11Mike StenhouseOF-1B6-1195L-R281982MON: 1980-1-4MLB--
    37Sammy StewartP6-3208R-R311978KCA: 1974-28-591MLB--
    53Marc SullivanC6-4205R-R271982BOS: 1979-2-52MLB--
    15LaSchelle TarverOF5-11165L-L271986CAL: 1977-32-721MLB--
    45Mike TrujilloP6-1180R-R261985CHA: 1982-7-172MLB--
    42Rob WoodwardP6-3185R-R231985BOS: 1981-3-70MLB--

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