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John McNamara

Years as Manager: 1985-1988

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

Awards and Recognition with Boston

BBWAA Manager of the Year, 1986
Sporting News Manager of the Year, 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.