Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Red Sox 2006
16. Beckett had the most wins on the Red Sox staff going 16-11. In second was Curt Schilling with 15 wins against 7 losses.
Doug Mirabelli. Mirabelli was aquired from the San Diego Padres. Doug played with the Red Sox from 2001-2005 before going to the Padres, then came back in 2006.
|The Red Sox traded for Eric Hinske during the season. What team did they get him from?||Red Sox in 2006
Blue Jays. Hinske was the American League Rookie of the Year in 2003.
|Coco Crisp missed about a month at the beginning of the year with what injury?||Red Sox in 2006
Broken Thumb. Crisp played for the Indians in 2005.
t. Alex Gonzalez was Josh Beckett's teammate in 2005 with the Marlins.
19. Beckett wanted to wear 21, but that was the number Roger Clemens wore when he was with the Red Sox.
Mark Loretta. Lowell had 573 at-bats, second among position players. Gonzalez had 388 at-bats and Cora had 235.
3rd. The Red Sox finished with an 86-76 record, 11 games behind the division winner, the New York Yankees. The Toronto Blue Jays finished in second place in their division, one game ahead of the Red Sox. It was the first time the Red Sox had not finished second in their division since 1998.
Terry Francona. Francona began to manage the Red Sox before the 2004 season. In his first year as manager of the Red Sox, he led them to their first World Series title since 1918.
|Which Red Sox player led all American League players in the season with home runs and runs batted in, with 54 and 137, respectively?||Boston Red Sox: 2006
David Ortiz. Ortiz was second in all of Major League Baseball in home runs to Ryan Howard who hit 58. Ortiz was also tied for second in Major League Baseball in runs batted in also to Ryan Howard, who had 149.
David Ortiz. Ortiz finished in fourth place in the Home Run Derby.
|Which Red Sox player made the American League All-Star team and started at first base?||Boston Red Sox: 2006
David Ortiz. Mark Loretta was the starting second baseman for the American League All-Star team. Youkilis and Lowell were not American League All-Stars.
50-31. After 81 games (half of the season), Curt Schilling had a record of 10-3, Josh Beckett had a record of 10-4, and Jonathan Papelbon had 25 saves.
Doug Mirabelli. Mirabelli previously played for the Red Sox for part of the 2001 season and the 2002-2005 seasons.
Fenway Park. The Red Sox had played their home games at Fenway Park since 1912, making it the oldest ballpark in 2006.
Texas Rangers. The Red Sox won two of their first three games against the Rangers.