The History of the Boston Red Sox
1901- The Boston Red Sox franchise is born.
 
1912- Fenway Park opens.
 
1920- Babe Ruth is sold to the New York Yankees and the "Curse of the Bambino" is born.
 
1933- Tom Yawkey takes over the franchise.
 
1939- Ted Williams became a member of the Boston Red Sox.
 
1941- "Teddy Ballgame" bats .406 at age 23.
 
1942- Johnny Pesky became a Red Sox player.
 
1960- Ted Williams homers in his last at bat.
 
1961- Red Sox great, Carl Yastrzemski joins the Sox.
 
1969- Carlton Fisk becomes a member of the franchise.
 
1979- Yaz Hits Number 3,000.
 
1983- Roger Clemens strikes out a record number 20 batters in one game.
 
1997- Nomar Garciaparra joins the Red Sox and earns rookie of the year honors.
 
1998- Sox acquire Pedro Martinez.
 
2001- Sox sign superstar slugger Manny Ramirez.
 
2004- The Red Sox win their first world series since 1918, ending the "Curse of the Bambino"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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