Johnny Pesky

Years as Manager: 1963–1964, 1980

Regular Season Record: 148-183

Elected to Red Sox Hall of Fame: 1995

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Memorable Moments for Johnny Pesky

  • 13 June 1942 - Rookie Johnny Pesky goes 5-for-5 with a double in a 6-5 win over the Tigers at Fenway Park.
  • 26 September 1947 - With hits in both end of a doubleheader against the Senators at Fenway Park, Johnny Pesky extends his hitting streak to 26 games.
  • 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.
  • 13 August 2012 - Former Red Sox shortstop Johnny Pesky, "Mr. Red Sox," dies at the age of 93 in Danvers, Massachusetts.