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  Born April 19, 1860 Frank Viola was a lefty pitcher for the Sox from 1992-1994 while also playing for the Twins, Mets, Reds, and Blue Jays. Viola...

  When you think about lifelong baseball guys, Don Baylor might not be the first one that comes to mind. But make no mistake, Don Baylor has been...

  There is a long list of names that every Red Sox fan knows, and Bill Buckner is right at the top of it. Born William Joseph Buckner on December...

Rick Burleson trying to turn a double play against the Yankees in 1978.(George Rizer/Boston Globe) Rick “Rooster” Burleson was born on April...

Mike Lowell was a big part of the 2007 World Series for the Red Sox, earning the MVP. Born February 24, 1974 Mike Lowell was an easy fan favorite and...

Do you want one of the more interesting characters in Red Sox history? Then look no further than Bernando “Bernie” Carbo, an outfielder/DH...

  It’s hard to imagine a pitcher more contentious, fierce, or controversial than Josh Beckett. The brash Texan became a postseason hero in...

(AP Photo/Bill Chan) Although there have been many clever and catchy nicknames for players throughout the history of sports, it may be difficult to find...

Ellis Burks | PointAfter// Ellis Burks, born September 11 1964 in Vicksburh Mississippi, was an outfielder/DH in the American League. He played for the...

  Wade Boggs | PointAfter Here we will take a look at one of the Red Sox’s greatest players and, even though he played for the hated Bronx Bombers,...