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1996 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 85-77 .525
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 928-921 + 7
Roster Continuity 58.27% 18/28
Manager(s): Kevin Kennedy
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 39,676,000 7/28
Attendance: 2,315,231 10/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Josh Garrett (#26) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Tim Johnson
Bullpen Coach: Herman Starrette
Bullpen Coach: David Carlucci
First Base Coach: Frank White
Hitting Coach: Jim Rice
Pitching Coach: Sammy Ellis
Pitching Coach: Al Nipper
Third Base Coach: Dave Oliver

#1 Draft Picks

Trot Nixon (#7), Lee Tinsley (#11), Nomar Garciaparra (#12), Phil Clark (#18), Roger Clemens (#19), Mo Vaughn (#23), Aaron Sele (#23), Bill Haselman (#23), Reggie Harris (#26), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
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 1996 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    43Stan BelindaP6-3215R-R291989PIT: 1986-10-238MLB--
    10Esteban BeltreSS5-10155R-R281991Not draftedMLB--
    56Darren BraggRF-CF5-9180L-R261994SEA: 1991-22-578MLB--
    50Mark BrandenburgP6-0180R-R251995TEX: 1992-26-734MLB--
    33Jose CansecoRF-LF6-4240R-R311985OAK: 1982-15-392MLB--
    23Phil ClarkLF-1B6-0200R-R281992DET: 1986-1-18MLB--
    21Roger ClemensP6-4230R-R331984BOS: 1983-1-19MLB--
    2Alex ColeCF6-0170L-L301990SLN: 1985-2-43MLB--
    12Wil CorderoLF-SS6-2200R-R241992Not draftedMLB--
    15Milt CuylerCF5-10185B-R271990DET: 1986-2-46MLB--
    56Alex DelgadoC-LF6-0160R-R251996Not draftedMLB--
    45John DohertyP6-4210R-R291992DET: 1989-19-499MLB--
    52Vaughn EshelmanP6-3205L-L271995BAL: 1991-4-108MLB--
    3Jeff Frye2B5-9170R-R291992TEX: 1988-30-765MLB--
    34Rich GarcesP6-0215R-R251990UDFAMLB--
    5Nomar GarciaparraSS6-0175R-R221996BOS: 1994-1-12MLB--
    36Tom GordonP5-9190R-R281988KCA: 1986-6-157MLB--
    39Mike GreenwellLF6-0189L-R321985BOS: 1982-3-72MLB--
    57Ken GrundtP6-4195L-L261996SFN: 1991-53-1354MLB--
    28Eric GundersonP6-0190R-L301990SFN: 1987-2-48MLB--
    23Reggie HarrisP6-2217R-R271990BOS: 1987-1-26MLB--
    37Bill HaselmanC6-3223R-R301990TEX: 1987-1-23MLB--
    47Scott HattebergC-1B6-1205L-R261995BOS: 1991-1-43MLB--
    46Dwayne HoseyCF-LF5-10175B-R291995CHA: 1987-13-323MLB--
    54Joe HudsonP6-1180R-R251995BOS: 1992-27-758MLB--
    18Reggie Jefferson1B-LF6-4215L-L271991CIN: 1986-3-72MLB--
    59Brent KnackertP6-3185R-R261990CHA: 1987-2-37MLB--
    53Kerry LacyP6-2195R-R231996TEX: 1991-15-404MLB--
    19Mike MadduxP6-2185L-R341986PHI: 1982-5-119MLB--
    59Pat MahomesP6-4212R-R251992MIN: 1988-6-155MLB--
    38Jose MalaveRF-LF6-2212R-R251996Not draftedMLB--
    48Jeff Manto3B-1B6-3210R-R311990CAL: 1985-14-355MLB--
    58Nate MincheyP6-8225R-R261993MON: 1987-2-36MLB--
    24Kevin MitchellLF-3B5-11244R-R341984Not draftedMLB--
    50Jamie MoyerP6-0170L-L331986CHN: 1984-6-135MLB-Free Agent
    11Tim Naehring3B-2B6-2190R-R291990BOS: 1988-8-199MLB--
    7Trot NixonRF6-2200L-L221996BOS: 1993-1-7MLB--
    25Troy O'LearyLF-RF6-0200L-L261993MIL: 1987-13-331MLB--
    57Rudy PembertonRF6-1185R-R261995Not draftedMLB--
    31Brad PenningtonP6-5215L-L271993BAL: 1989-12-297MLB--
    45Greg Pirkl1B6-5225R-R251993SEA: 1988-2-44MLB--
    48Arquimedez Pozo3B-2B5-10160R-R221995Not draftedMLB--
    31Tony RodriguezSS-3B5-11165R-R251996BOS: 1991-10-278MLB--
    29Bill Selby3B-2B5-9190L-R261996BOS: 1992-13-366MLB--
    26Aaron SeleP6-5215R-R261993BOS: 1991-1-23MLB--
    51Heathcliff SlocumbP6-3220R-R301991Not draftedMLB--
    22Mike StanleyC-1B6-0190R-R331986TEX: 1985-16-395MLB--
    32Mike StantonP6-1215L-L291989ATL: 1987-13-324MLB-Free Agent
    55Jeff SuppanP6-2210R-R211995BOS: 1993-2-49MLB-Retired
    48Jim Tatum1B-3B6-2200R-R281992SDN: 1985-3-76MLB--
    10,47Lee TinsleyCF-LF5-10185B-R271993OAK: 1987-1-11MLB--
    13John ValentinSS-3B6-0185R-R291992BOS: 1988-5-121MLB--
    42Mo Vaughn1B6-1268L-R281991BOS: 1989-1-23MLB--
    49Tim WakefieldP6-2210R-R291992PIT: 1988-8-200MLB--

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