John McNamara

Years as Manager: 1985–1988

Regular Season Record: 297-273
Postseason Record: 7-7

Awards and Recognition with Boston
BBWAA Manager of the Year (American League), 1986
Sporting News Manager of the Year (American League), 1986

Memorable Moments for John McNamara

  • 18 October 1984 - John McNamara succeeds Ralph Houk as manager of the Red Sox.
  • 14 July 1988 - With Boston nine games out of first place at 43-42, the Red Sox fire manager John McNamara and replace him with third base coach and Walpole, MA native Joe Morgan.