Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Boston Red Sox?
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How Much Do You Know About the Boston Red Sox?
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

Throughout its long history, Boston has been a team of both ups and downs, with many storied moments and many moments that fans would rather forget about. Are you a fan of the team? Could you pass a quiz on the Red Sox and their history? Here's your chance to find out! 

The Boston Red Sox have been around since the early years of baseball, before the modern era of the game, before the rise of Babe Ruth in the live-ball era, even before their own stadium, which is the oldest in baseball. This is a team that has done it all. They've produced star players, made it to and won World Series, set records and attracted thousands of fans. It's hard not to appreciate a team with a history like that. 

Can you recall everything that makes the Red Sox so great? Do you know the players and managers who led the team through the different eras? Why not take this quiz and find out? That's if you're up for a challenge, because this quiz isn't for anyone. Only true Red Sox fans will be able to answer all of these questions correctly. If you're up for the challenge, get started and prove your knowledge! 

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What year did the Boston Red Sox franchise start?
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The Boston Red Sox were originally called what?
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What was the name of Boston's first stadium?
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The Red Sox are part of which league?
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What is the name of the Red Sox stadium?
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The award for best pitcher each year is named after which former Red Sox player?
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When did the Red Sox play in their first World Series?
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How many World Series have the Red Sox won?
2
5
8
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How many AL pennants have the Red Sox won?
8
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What was Tris Speaker's nickname?
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When did Babe Ruth sign with the Red Sox?
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What position did Babe Ruth primarily play while with the Red Sox?
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Which team did the Red Sox trade Babe Ruth to in 1919?
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Who purchased the Red Sox in 1916?
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Who managed the Red Sox from 1913-1916?
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Who did the Red Sox play in the 1915 World Series?
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How many games did the 1916 World Series last?
4
5
6
7
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What position did Harry Hooper play?
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Where did Lefty Grove play before joining the Red Sox?
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What's the worst record Boston's ever had?
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Who bought the Red Sox in 1933?
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What year did Ted Williams sign with the Red Sox?
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What position did Ted Williams play?
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How many Triple Crowns did Ted Williams earn during his career?
1
2
3
4
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Who did Boston lose to in the 1946 World Series?
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What name was given to the 1967 season for the Boston Red Sox?
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How many games did the 1967 World Series last?
4
5
6
7
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Which Red Sox player was named the AL Rookie of the Year in 1975?
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Which Red Sox player received the AL MVP in 1986?
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Who did the Red Sox play in the 1986 World Series?
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Who did the Red Sox play in the 2004 ALCS?
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Which pitcher had the "Bloody Sock"?
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When Boston won the 2004 World Series, how long had they gone without a title?
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Who did Boston defeat in the 2007 World Series?
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Who was the MVP of the 2013 World Series?
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