1981 Boston Red Sox Season

1981 Boston Red Sox Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1981 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 5th in the American League East with a record of 59 wins and 49 losses. The season was suspended for 50 days due to the infamous 1981 players strike. Offseason: On October 27, 1980: the Red Sox lured Ralph Houk out of retirement to become the 35th Manager in Red Sox history. December 10, 1980: The Red Sox traded shortstop Rick Burleson and third baseman Butch Hobson to the California Angels in exchange for Carney Lansford, former Red Sox player Rick Miller, and Mark Clear. Burleson was unhappy with his contract negotiations with the Red Sox and hinted at leaving via free agency. January 23, 1981: Fred Lynn and Steve Renko were traded by the Red Sox to the California Angels for Joe Rudi, Jim Dorsey and Frank Tanana.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135832514
  • 9786135832518