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1988 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 813-689 + 124
Roster Continuity 70.93% 17/26
Manager(s): John McNamara, Joe Morgan
General Manager: Lou Gorman
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 15,544,592 3/26
Attendance: 2,464,851 7/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Athletics)
Top Draft Pick: Tom Fischer (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Jerry McNertney
Bullpen Coach: Rac Slider
First Base Coach: Al Bumbry
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Bill Fischer
Third Base Coach: Rac Slider
Third Base Coach: Joe Morgan

#1 Draft Picks

Spike Owen (#6), Rick Cerone (#7), John Marzano (#14), Jim Rice (#15), Sam Horn (#16), Roger Clemens (#19), Bruce Hurst (#22)
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 1988 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Brady AndersonCF-LF6-1202L-L241988BOS: 1985-10-257MLB--
    17Marty Barrett2B5-10176R-R301982BOS: 1979-1-1MLB--
    38Todd Benzinger1B6-1190B-R251987BOS: 1981-4-96MLB--
    52Mike BoddickerP5-11185R-R301980BAL: 1978-6-152MLB--
    26Wade Boggs3B6-2197L-R301982BOS: 1976-7-166MLB--
    50Tom BoltonP6-3175L-L261987BOS: 1980-20-518MLB--
    23Oil Can BoydP6-1150R-R281982BOS: 1980-16-414MLB--
    12Ellis BurksCF-RF6-2205R-R231987BOS: 1983-1-20MLB--
    6Rick CeroneC5-11185R-R341975CLE: 1975-1-7MLB--
    21Roger ClemensP6-4230R-R251984BOS: 1983-1-19MLB--
    56Zach CrouchP6-3180L-L221988BOS: 1984-13-328MLB--
    53Steve CurryP6-6217R-R221988BOS: 1984-7-172MLB--
    27Pat Dodson1B6-4210L-L281986BOS: 1980-6-154MLB--
    28Steve EllsworthP6-8220R-R271988BOS: 1981-1-9MLB--
    24Dwight EvansRF-OF6-2205R-R361972BOS: 1969-5-109MLB--
    44Wes GardnerP6-4197R-R271984NYN: 1982-22-551MLB--
    10Rich GedmanC6-0215L-R281980UDFAMLB--
    39Mike GreenwellLF6-0189L-R241985BOS: 1982-3-72MLB--
    30Sam Horn1B6-5215L-L241987BOS: 1982-1-16MLB--
    47Bruce HurstP6-3214L-L301980BOS: 1976-1-22MLB--
    55Randy KutcherRF-OF5-11175R-R281986SFN: 1979-4-96MLB--
    15Dennis LampP6-3200R-R351977CHN: 1971-3-64MLB--
    20John MarzanoC5-11195R-R251987BOS: 1984-1-14MLB--
    7Spike OwenSS5-9160B-R271983SEA: 1982-1-6MLB--
    25Larry Parrish3B-OF6-3220R-R341974Not draftedMLB--
    18Carlos Quintana1B-RF6-2195R-R221988Not draftedMLB--
    3Jody Reed2B-SS5-9160R-R251987BOS: 1984-8-198MLB--
    14Jim RiceLF-OF6-2205R-R351974BOS: 1971-1-15MLB--
    54Mike RochfordP6-4205L-L251988BOS: 1982-1-17MLB--
    11Ed RomeroSS-2B5-11180R-R301977Not draftedMLB--
    16Kevin RomineRF-CF5-11185R-R271985BOS: 1982-2-29MLB--
    19Jeff SellersP6-1175R-R241985BOS: 1982-8-202MLB--
    48Lee SmithP6-5220R-R301980CHN: 1975-2-28MLB--
    41Mike SmithsonP6-8215L-R331982BOS: 1976-5-118MLB--
    46Bob StanleyP6-4215R-R331977BOS: 1974-1-7MLB--
    42John TrautweinP6-3205R-R251988Not draftedMLB--
    45Rob WoodwardP6-3185R-R251985BOS: 1981-3-70MLB--

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