List of Boston Red Sox owners and executives

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Owners[edit]

Majority owners[edit]

Name Years
Charles Somers 1901—1903
Henry Killilea 1903—1904
John I. Taylor April 19, 1904—September 1911
John I. Taylor & Jimmy McAleer September 1911—December 21, 1913
John I. Taylor & Joseph Lannin December 21, 1913—May 15, 1914
Joseph Lannin May 15, 1914—November 2, 1916
Harry Frazee November 2, 1916—August 2, 1923
Bob Quinn August 2, 1923—February 25, 1933
Tom Yawkey February 25, 1933—July 9, 1976
Jean R. Yawkey July 9, 1976—February 26, 1992
JRY Trust (John Harrington CEO) February 26, 1992—December 20, 2001
New England Sports Ventures/Fenway Sports Group (John W. Henry, Majority owner) December 20, 2001—Present

Minority owners[edit]

Executives[edit]

Team presidents[edit]

Name Years
Charles Somers 1901—1903
Henry Killilea 1903—1904
John I. Taylor 1904—1911
Jimmy McAleer 1911—1913
Joseph Lannin 1913—1916
Harry Frazee 1916—1923
Bob Quinn 1923—1933
Tom Yawkey 1933—1976
Jean R. Yawkey 1976—1987
John Harrington 1987—2001
Larry Lucchino 2001—2015
Sam Kennedy 2015—present

President of baseball operations[edit]

Name Years
Dave Dombrowski 2015—present

General Managers[edit]

Name Years
Eddie Collins February 25, 1933[1]—September 29, 1947[2]
Joe Cronin September 29, 1947[2]—January 15, 1959[3]
Bucky Harris January 15, 1959[3]—September 27, 1960[4]
None1 September 27, 1960[4]—October 6, 1962[5]
Pinky Higgins October 6, 1962[5]—September 16, 1965[6]
Dick O'Connell September 16, 1965[6]—October 24, 1977[7]
Haywood Sullivan October 24, 1977[7]—June 5, 1984[8]
Lou Gorman June 5, 1984[8]—November 9, 1993[9]
Lou Gorman (Acting) November 9, 1993[9]—January 27, 1994
Dan Duquette January 27, 1994[10]—February 28, 2002
Mike Port (Acting) February 28, 2002—November 25, 2002
Theo Epstein November 25, 2002—October 31, 2005
January 25, 2006—October 21, 2011[11]
None October 31, 2005—December 12, 2005
Ben Cherington & Jed Hoyer December 12, 2005[12]—January 25, 2006
None October 21, 2011—October 25, 2011
Ben Cherington October 25, 2011[13] —August 18, 2015
None August 18, 2015—September 24, 2015
Mike Hazen September 24, 2015—October 16, 2016
None[14] October 16, 2016—present

Other executives[edit]

Notes[edit]

1.^ From September 27, 1960 to October 6, 1962, the duties usually held by a General Manager were split between Executive Vice President Dick O'Connell, Manager Pinky Higgins, and scouting director Neil Mahoney.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddie Collins Buys Red Sox". The Delmarva Star. February 26, 1933. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Reichler, Joe (September 30, 1947). "Joe McCarthy Takes Over as Red Sox Pilot". Associated Press. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Bucky Harris Takes Over As Boston General Manager". Associated Press. January 16, 1959. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "Red Sox Fire Bucky Harris". Associated Press. September 28, 1960. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Johnny Pesky New Boston Red Sox Manager". Associated Press. October 8, 1962. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Red Sox Ax Pinky Higgins". Associated Press. September 17, 1965. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Bosox Dismiss Three Officials". Associated Press. October 24, 1977. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Red Sox reorganize their front office". The Associated Press. June 6, 1984. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "Red Sox Kick Gorman Upstairs". Associated Press. November 10, 1993. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Names in Sports". Wilmington Morning Star. January 28, 1994. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  11. ^ Abraham, Peter (October 22, 2011). "Epstein leaves for Cubs". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 22 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Red Sox name Ben Cherington and Jed Hoyer co-general managers in internal restructuring". Redsox.com. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  13. ^ Lauber, Scott (October 25, 2011). "Ben Cherington takes reins". Boston Herald. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  14. ^ Lauber, Scott (October 25, 2016). "Dave Dombrowski: Red Sox won't hire a general manager". ESPN. 

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