The Boston Red Sox have won eight World Series titles as of March 2014. The title years are 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007 and 2013.Know More
The Boston Red Sox currently rank in third place for the highest number of World Series wins. The St. Louis Cardinals have 11 wins, and the New York Yankees have 27 wins.
In 2013, the Red Sox won the best-of-seven series against the St. Louis Cardinals with four wins in six games. During the 2007 World Series, Boston won with four wins in four games against the Colorado Rockies. In 2004, Boston was also pitted against St. Louis and won with four wins in four games, capturing its first World Series title since 1918.Learn more about Baseball
The Los Angeles Dodgers won World Series titles in 1981 and 1988. The Dodgers were the only Major League Baseball team to win the championship twice in that decade, though several teams played in the World Series at least twice.Full Answer >
When a Red Sox game has been canceled due to rain, an alert is posted on the Red Sox website, and a voice message states the cancellation at 877-RED-SOX9. If a canceled game is rescheduled, fans can use the ticket for the original game for admission.Full Answer >
The Curse of the Bambino is a superstitious belief that suggests that the Boston Red Sox suffered a curse after they sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1919. Ruth was known by the nickname "The Bambino," and the curse supposedly prevented the Red Sox from winning a World Series for almost a century.Full Answer >
The exact reason why the American professional baseball championship is referred to as the World Series is unclear. The term "World's Championship Series" was first used in 1903 to describe the end-of-season nine-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Red Sox, then known as the Boston Americans. The name has since evolved to simply be the World Series.Full Answer >