1995 Boston Red Sox season

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1995 Boston Red Sox
1995 AL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) JRY Trust
General manager(s) Dan Duquette
Manager(s) Kevin Kennedy
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
Local radio WRKO
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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The 1995 Boston Red Sox season was the 95th season for the Red Sox. The Red Sox finished 1st in the American League East with a record of 86-58. All MLB teams played 144 games in 1995 instead of the normal 162 as a consequence of the 1994 Major League Baseball strike.


Regular season[edit]

The Red Sox collected an MLB-high of 286 doubles in 1995, for an average of nearly 2 per game.[4]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 86 58 .597    --
New York Yankees * 78 65 .549   7.0
Baltimore Orioles 71 73 .493 15.0
Detroit Tigers 60 84 .417 26.0
Toronto Blue Jays 56 88 .389 30.0

Notable transactions[edit]

Opening Day Line Up[edit]

10 Luis Alicea 2B
13 John Valentin SS
33 José Canseco DH
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
27 Mark Whiten RF
39 Mike Greenwell LF
15 Mike MacFarlane     C
11 Tim Naehring 3B
38 Lee Tinsley CF
36 Aaron Sele P


1995 Boston Red Sox
Pitchers Catchers



Designated hitters



Player stats[edit]


Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Juan Bell 17 26 4 .154 1 2


Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Roger Clemens 23 140 10 5 4.18 132

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO


Game Score Date
1 Boston 4, Cleveland 5 October 3, 1995
2 Boston 0, Cleveland 4 October 4, 1995
3 Cleveland 8, Boston 2 October 6, 1995

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Buddy Bailey
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Ken Macha
A Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League Tom Barrett
A Michigan Battle Cats Midwest League DeMarlo Hale
Short-Season A Utica Blue Sox New York-Penn League Bob Geren
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Felix Maldonado


Awards and records[edit]


  1. ^ Bill Haselman page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Juan Bell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Otis Nixon page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/1995.shtml
  5. ^ Stan Belinda page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b Mark Whiten page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Reggie Jefferson page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Zane Smith page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Tim Wakefield page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Tuffy Rhodes page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Pat Burrell page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Willie McGee page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Wally Whitehurst page at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Mike Stanton page at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
Preceded by
New York Yankees
AL East Championship Season
Succeeded by
New York Yankees