Pinky Higgins

Years as General Manager: 1962–1965

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Memorable Moments for Pinky Higgins

  • 21 June 1938 - Red Sox third baseman Pinky Higgins sets a major league record with 12 hits in twelve consecutive at-bats.
  • 6 October 1962 - Retaining his general manager's post, Pinky Higgins steps down as Red Sox manager and names former Red Sox shortstop Johnny Pesky as the club's manager.
  • 16 September 1965 - Tired of suffering one losing season after another, Red Sox management fires Pinky Higgins and replaces him with Dick O'Connell.