2018 World Series

A scorebook from the 1916 World Series
Eduardo Núñez hit a three-run home run for Boston in the seventh inning.
Boston starter David Price got the win in Game 2, his second win of the 2018 postseason.
Jackie Bradley Jr. tied the game 1-1 with a two-out solo home run in the eighth inning.
Max Muncy hit the game-winning home run in the 18th inning of Game 3.
Steve Pearce had four RBIs and scored twice in Boston's Game 4 win.
Alex Cora, seen here as a player in 2008, led the Red Sox to the World Series championship in his first year as manager.
The Red Sox held a victory parade in Boston on October 31.
Red Sox at the White House with President Trump on May 9, 2019

The championship series of Major League Baseball's 2018 season.

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Cora with the Boston Red Sox in 2008

Alex Cora

Puerto Rican baseball manager and former infielder who is the manager of the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Puerto Rican baseball manager and former infielder who is the manager of the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Cora with the Boston Red Sox in 2008
Cora with the Dodgers in 2004
Cora with the Red Sox, turning a double-play against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park on April 16, 2007
Cora with the Mets in 2009
Cora with the Nationals in 2011
Cora and family members before the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

Cora was named Boston's manager the following season, winning a franchise-best 108 games and leading the team to victory in the 2018 World Series.

Boston Red Sox

American professional baseball team based in Boston.

American professional baseball team based in Boston.

The Red Sox logo worn on uniforms in 1908, announcing the team's first official nickname
The 1901 Boston Americans team photograph
The Americans logo, 1901–07
Iconic photo of the Huntington Avenue Grounds before the first modern World Series game
A season pass for the 1906 season.
Babe Ruth in 1915
Ted Williams in 1954
The bullpen car used by the Red Sox
Carlton Fisk, best known for his "waving fair" home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series
Roger Clemens is the club's all-time strikeout (2,590), wins (192), and shutouts (38) leader
The Red Sox hosting a home game against the Atlanta Braves in July 2001
The Red Sox celebrate their clinching of the 2003 AL Wild Card with a victory over the Baltimore Orioles
David Ortiz was named 2004 ALCS MVP and 2013 World Series MVP. His #34 was retired by the club in 2017
2007 season final standing
Victorious Red Sox players being honored at the White House by President George W. Bush
The Massachusetts State House displaying a banner in honor of the Red Sox's 2013 World Series appearance. "B Strong" was a patch worn by the Red Sox in memory of Boston Marathon bombing victims
2018 ALCS MVP – Jackie Bradley Jr.
2018 World Series MVP – Steve Pearce
Left field grandstands during a 2014 game
Center field bleachers during a 2014 game
A spring training game at JetBlue Park
1907: Boston players leaving their hotel in Little Rock for a spring training game (photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library)
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame at Fenway Park

Following their victory in the 2018 World Series, they became the first team to win four World Series trophies in the 21st century, with championships in, , and.

Kimbrel with the Boston Red Sox in 2016

Craig Kimbrel

American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Kimbrel with the Boston Red Sox in 2016
Kimbrel on the mound in 2011
Kimbrel in his pre-pitch stance during 2013
Kimbrel with the San Diego Padres in 2015.

He is an eight-time All-Star, two-time Reliever of the Year, and a 2018 World Series champion.

Pearce with the Boston Red Sox in 2018

Steve Pearce (baseball)

American former professional baseball left fielder and first baseman.

American former professional baseball left fielder and first baseman.

Pearce with the Boston Red Sox in 2018
Pearce with the Indianapolis Indians in
Pearce batting for the Baltimore Orioles in 2012
Pearce with the Orioles in 2015
Pearce with the Blue Jays in a game at Camden Yards

Pearce was instrumental in Boston's 2018 World Series triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers, displaying key outbursts of power en route to being named the World Series Most Valuable Player.

Sale with the Red Sox in 2017

Chris Sale

American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).

American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Sale with the Red Sox in 2017
Sale with the White Sox in 2011

He was a key member of the Red Sox pitching rotation that helped the team win the 2018 World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

2018 Boston Red Sox season

The 118th season in the team's history, and their 107th season at Fenway Park.

The 118th season in the team's history, and their 107th season at Fenway Park.

Field-level premium seating near the first base area
Safety netting near the third base line
Opening Day starter Chris Sale
Craig Kimbrel had seven saves through the end of April.
Scoreboard at the conclusion of the May 2 game
Mookie Betts' cycle was the first in MLB during the 2018 season.
Memorial Day pregame ceremony on May 28
Boston starter Rick Porcello got the win in Game 4, sending the Red Sox to the ALCS.
Red Sox dugout, June 11 in Baltimore
Eduardo Rodríguez's record stood at 9–1 after his win on June 17.
Rafael Devers was 5-for-5, including a grand slam, on June 30.
Andrew Benintendi had two doubles, scored twice, and made a game-ending diving catch in Game 4.
Xander Bogaerts hit his third grand slam of the season on July 14.
Nathan Eovaldi, seen here in 2012, got the win in his Boston debut on July 29.
Andrew Benintendi's extra-inning RBI in the fourth game of the series completed the Red Sox' sweep of the Yankees.
J. D. Martinez was the first player to reach 100 RBIs in the 2018 MLB season.
Eduardo Núñez hit his ninth home run of the season against the Marlins on August 29.
Brandon Phillips had a two-run home run in his Red Sox debut on September 5.
Steven Wright pitched three innings of scoreless relief on September 20, getting the win as the Red Sox clinched the AL East division title.
Mookie Betts joined the 30–30 club with his 30th steal of the season, on September 26 against the Orioles.
Chris Sale got the win at Fenway in Game 1.
Xander Bogaerts hit Boston's only home run in Game 2.
Brock Holt hit the first postseason cycle in MLB history in Game 3.
Mitch Moreland had a bases loaded walk in Game 1 for Boston's first RBI of the ALCS.
A three-RBI double by Jackie Bradley Jr. gave the Red Sox a 5–4 lead in Game 2.
Steve Pearce, seen here with the Orioles in 2012, hit a go-ahead home run in the 6th inning of Game 3.
Boston starter David Price struck out nine and got the Game 5 win, as Boston advanced to the World Series.
Eduardo Núñez hit a three-run homer in the 7th inning of Game 1.
Boston starter David Price got the win in Game 2, his second win of the 2018 postseason.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched six innings of relief in Game 3, holding the Dodgers to three hits, but ultimately taking the loss in the 18th inning.
Steve Pearce had four RBIs and scored twice in Boston's Game 4 win.
Alex Cora, seen here as a player in 2008, led the Red Sox to the World Series championship in his first year as manager.
Jackie Bradley Jr. had a grand slam in ALCS Game 3.
Joe Kelly was ejected on April 11 following a fight with Tyler Austin of the New York Yankees.

They then defeated the defending champion Houston Astros in five games in the Championship Series, advancing to the World Series where they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games.

1918 World Series

The 1918 World Series featured the Boston Red Sox, who defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two.

The 1918 World Series featured the Boston Red Sox, who defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two.

Babe Ruth in 1918

The Red Sox, who had won the American League but lost the Series in, , , and , finally won the World Series in and then won again in , 2013 and 2018.

The Red Sox' World Series winning roster

1916 World Series

In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins four games to one.

In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins four games to one.

The Red Sox' World Series winning roster
Paul Joseph Lannin and Dorothy A. Lannin, Ban Johnson, Joseph John Lannin and Hannah Furlong, his wife, at the 1916 World Series
Robins manager Wilbert Robinson with Red Sox manager Bill Carrigan
A scorebook from the 1916 World Series, depicting Red Sox owner Joseph Lannin, Red Sox manager Bill Carrigan, Dodgers owner Charles Ebbets, and Manager Wilbert Robinson

The two franchises met again in the postseason for the first time in 102 years in the 2018 World Series, 60 years after the Dodgers relocated to Los Angeles.

2018 Los Angeles Dodgers season

The 129th for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 61st season in Los Angeles, California.

The 129th for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 61st season in Los Angeles, California.

The Dodgers re-signed Chase Utley in spring training but he would retire after the season
The Dodgers celebrated the 60th anniversary of their move to Los Angeles
Walker Buehler, seen here with the Tulsa Drillers, pitched five scoreless innings in his first major league start on April 23.
Kenley Jansen saved both games of a double-header on May 19 against the Nationals.
Matt Kemp had five RBI in a June 6 loss to the Pirates, and he would proceed to make his first All-Star game since 2012.
Max Muncy, who began the season in the minors, would lead the Dodgers in home runs in 2018 and also participated in the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game
Hyun-jin Ryu, returned in August after spending three months on the disabled list and was the Dodgers best pitcher the last two months of the season.
Yasiel Puig hit two home runs in a September 14 victory over the Cardinals.
Cody Bellinger hit a two-run home run in the tie-breaker game.
Manny Machado, who joined the Dodgers at the trade deadline, had two hits and four RBIs in Game 4 of the NLDS.
Cody Bellinger had the game winning RBI single in the 13th inning in Game 4 to tie the NLCS at two games apiece.
The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes won the California League championship.
Gavin Lux was the Dodgers 2018 Minor League Player of the Year.

They lost to the Boston Red Sox in the 2018 World Series, their second straight World Series loss.

The Chicago White Sox celebrate after defeating the Minnesota Twins 1–0 to win the 2008 American League Central.

2018 Major League Baseball season

The 2018 Major League Baseball season began on March 29.

The 2018 Major League Baseball season began on March 29.

The Chicago White Sox celebrate after defeating the Minnesota Twins 1–0 to win the 2008 American League Central.

The World Series began on October 23, and ended on October 28 with the Boston Red Sox defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games to win their ninth World Series championship.