June 12, 2024

Crimson Sox

Pedroia and Papelbon are two of the 4 individuals who can be enshrined as Crimson Sox Corridor of Fame members in 2024.


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Trot Nixon, Dustin Pedroia, and Jonathan Papelbon can be inducted to the Crimson Sox Corridor of Fame as members of the 2024 class, the crew introduced Monday.

Longtime entrance workplace government Elaine Stewart has been chosen as a non-uniformed inductee.

Nixon, Pedroia, Papelbon, and Stewart can be inducted on Wednesday, Might 29, and honored earlier than the Crimson Sox’ recreation in opposition to the Tigers on Might 30.

In response to the crew’s information launch, a 21-person committee of membership executives, native and nationwide media members, historians, and fan representatives made the choices.

Nixon performed 10 seasons with the Crimson Sox, batting .278 with 133 dwelling runs and 523 RBI. He gained a World Sequence with the Crimson Sox in 2004 and hit three dwelling runs in the course of the 2003 ALCS. The previous first-round decide had an OPS of .800 or higher for seven consecutive seasons.

Pedrioia, a four-time Gold Glove winner at second base, performed 17 seasons within the Crimson Sox group. He was a member of three World Sequence championship groups (2004, 2013, and 2018). Pedroia gained AL Rookie of the 12 months in 2007 and MVP in 2008.

Papelbon was a four-time All-Star throughout his time with the Crimson Sox. He was on the 2007 World Sequence championship crew. He made 396 appearances and holds the franchise file for many profession saves.

Stewart turned the primary lady to be named assistant common supervisor of an MLB crew in 1990. She was the second African-American to carry the place, based on the Crimson Sox. One of many longest-tenured members of the Crimson Sox’ entrance workplace, Stewart is getting into her thirty seventh season with the group. She started her Crimson Sox profession as an intern within the authorized division in 1988.

The committee additionally acknowledged a “Memorable Crimson Sox Second.” The choice was Billy Rohr’s one-hitter in opposition to the Yankees on April 14, 1967.

“Making his Main League debut that day in Yankee Stadium at solely 21 years outdated, Rohr got here inside one pitch of turning into the primary large leaguer ever to throw a no-hitter in a debut,” the discharge reads.