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On September 18, 1996, CleClemens did it again against the Detroit Tigers. Clemens debuted as a 21-year-old in 1984. He stayed in Boston through 1996. During that time, he won 192 games and struck out 2,590 batters. He won the AL Cy Young Award in 1986, 1987, and 1991. He was also the AL MVP in 1986. playoffs in 2000, 2001, or 2002. That changed when the team signed designated hitter David Ortiz in 2003. The Red Sox still finished second to the New York Yankees in the AL East. But this time they won the wild card.

The three World Series between 2004 and 2013 confirmed that they are once again on top. 317 and driving in 50 runs during the Red Sox's World Series season. One year y ar later, Pedroia was the AL's MVP. 326 with 83 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. He also won a Gold Glove Award that season. BOSTON STRONG 41 TIMELINE 1901 1901 1912 1912 1915 1918 1920 1933 1941 42 BOSTON RED SOX 1946 1967 1975 1978 1986 2004 2007 2013 43 QUICK STATS KEY PLAYERS (position; seasons with team) FRANCHISE HISTORY Boston Americans (1901–07) Boston Red Sox (1908– ) WORLD SERIES (wins in bold) 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986, 2004, 2007, 2013 AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (1969– ) 1975, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013 DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS (1969– ) 1975, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2007, 2013 Wade Boggs (3B; 1982–92) Roger Clemens (SP; 1984–96) Dom DiMaggio (OF; 1940–42, 1946–53) Bobby Doerr (2B; 1937–44, 1946–51) Carlton Fisk (C; 1969, 1971–80) Fred Lynn (OF; 1974–80) David Ortiz (DH; 2003– ) Mel Parnell (SP; 1947–56) Rico Petrocelli (SS; 1963, 1965–76) Jim Rice (OF; 1974–89) Ted Williams (OF; 1939–42, 1946–60) Carl Yastrzemski (OF; 1961–83) Cy Young (SP; 1901–08) KEY MANAGERS Bill Carrigan (1913–16, 1927–29): 489–500; 8–2 (postseason) Terry Francona (2004–11): 654–480; 28–17 (postseason) HOME PARKS Huntington Avenue Grounds (1901–11) Fenway Park (1912– ) * Statistics through 2013 season 44 BOSTON RED SOX QUOTES AND ANECDOTES On June 23, 1917, pitcher Babe Ruth threw four balls in a row to the Washington Senators’ lead-off hitter Ray Morgan.

One year y ar later, Pedroia was the AL's MVP. 326 with 83 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. He also won a Gold Glove Award that season. BOSTON STRONG 41 TIMELINE 1901 1901 1912 1912 1915 1918 1920 1933 1941 42 BOSTON RED SOX 1946 1967 1975 1978 1986 2004 2007 2013 43 QUICK STATS KEY PLAYERS (position; seasons with team) FRANCHISE HISTORY Boston Americans (1901–07) Boston Red Sox (1908– ) WORLD SERIES (wins in bold) 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986, 2004, 2007, 2013 AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (1969– ) 1975, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013 DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS (1969– ) 1975, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1995, 2007, 2013 Wade Boggs (3B; 1982–92) Roger Clemens (SP; 1984–96) Dom DiMaggio (OF; 1940–42, 1946–53) Bobby Doerr (2B; 1937–44, 1946–51) Carlton Fisk (C; 1969, 1971–80) Fred Lynn (OF; 1974–80) David Ortiz (DH; 2003– ) Mel Parnell (SP; 1947–56) Rico Petrocelli (SS; 1963, 1965–76) Jim Rice (OF; 1974–89) Ted Williams (OF; 1939–42, 1946–60) Carl Yastrzemski (OF; 1961–83) Cy Young (SP; 1901–08) KEY MANAGERS Bill Carrigan (1913–16, 1927–29): 489–500; 8–2 (postseason) Terry Francona (2004–11): 654–480; 28–17 (postseason) HOME PARKS Huntington Avenue Grounds (1901–11) Fenway Park (1912– ) * Statistics through 2013 season 44 BOSTON RED SOX QUOTES AND ANECDOTES On June 23, 1917, pitcher Babe Ruth threw four balls in a row to the Washington Senators’ lead-off hitter Ray Morgan.

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