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1976 Boston Red Sox
Major league affiliations
Location
1976 information
Owner(s) Tom Yawkey, Jean Yawkey
Manager(s) Darrell Johnson (W-41; L-45) and Don Zimmer (W-42; L-34)
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Dick Stockton, Ken Harrelson)
Local radio WMEX-AM 1510
(Ned Martin, Jim Woods)

The 1976 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 3rd in the American League East with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

On June 15, 1976 Oakland A's owner Charlie O. Finley attempted to sell left fielder Joe Rudi and relief pitcher Rollie Fingers to the Red Sox for $1 million each. Three days later, Bowie Kuhn voided the transactions in the “best interests of baseball.”

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Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 97 62 -- .610
Baltimore Orioles 88 74 10.5 .543
Boston Red Sox 83 79 15.5 .512
Cleveland Indians 81 78 16 .509
Detroit Tigers 74 87 24 .509
Milwaukee Brewers 66 95 32 .410

Notable transactions

Opening Day lineup

17 Cecil Cooper DH
  5 Denny Doyle 2B
19 Fred Lynn CF
14 Jim Rice LF
  8 Carl Yastrzemski     1B
27 Carlton Fisk C
24 Dwight Evans RF
  6 Rico Petrocelli 3B
  7 Rick Burleson SS
31 Ferguson Jenkins P

Roster

1976 Boston Red Sox roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Managers

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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
Carbo, BernieBernie Carbo 17 55 13 .236 2 6

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Joe Morgan
AA Bristol Red Sox Eastern League John Kennedy
A Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League Tony Torchia
A Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Rac Slider
Short-Season A Elmira Red Sox New York-Penn League Dick Berardino

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Winston-Salem, Elmira

Notes

References


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