- Founded: 1901 (charter American League member)
- Formerly known as: Boston Red Stockings
- Home ballpark: Fenway Park
- Uniform colors: Home white, Road gray
- Logo design: Two hanging red socks
- League pennants won: 1903, 1904, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986
- World Series championships won: 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918
The Boston Red Sox won the first World Series in 1903. In the following decade, the club won four World Series in a six-year span despite changing ownership several times.
The 1912 and 1915 clubs featured an outfield considered to be among the finest in the game: Tris Speaker, Harry Hooper and Duffy Lewis.
Players of note
- Baseball Hall of Famers who played with the Red Sox:: Joe Cronin, Jimmy COllins, Bobby Doerr, Carlton Fisk, Harry Hooper, Babe Ruth, Tris Speaker, Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, Cy Young
- Current stars: Nomar Garciaparra, Pedro Martinez,
- Not to be forgotten:: Roger Clemens, Jim Lonborg (Cy Young Award winner, 1967), Fred Lynn, Jim Rice, Smoky Joe Wood
- Retired numbers: #1 Bobby Doerr, #4 Joe Cronin, #8 Carl Yastrzemski, #9 Ted Williams, #27 Carlton Fisk, #42 (Jackie Robinson)