Managers

John Farrell

In the history of the Boston Red Sox, there have been 46 different field managers. They are listed here in order of their first season as manager. John Farrell, hired in October 2012 to replace Bobby Valentine, is the current manager of the Red Sox.

Order Name Term Games Wins Losses Pct
1 Jimmy Collins 1901–1906 841 455 376 .541
2 Chick Stahl 1906 40 14 26 .350
3 Cy Young 1907 6 3 3 .500
4 George Huff 1907 8 2 6 .250
5 Bob Unglaub 1907 29 9 20 .310
6 Deacon McGuire 1907–1908 221 98 123 .443
7 Fred Lake 1908–1909 190 110 80 .579
8 Patsy Donovan 1910–1911 306 159 147 .520
9 Jake Stahl 1912–1913 232 144 88 .621
10 Bill Carrigan 1913–1916, 1927-1929 989 489 500 .494
11 Jack Barry 1917 152 90 62 .592
12 Ed Barrow 1918–1920 416 213 203 .512
13 Hugh Duffy 1921–1922 308 136 172 .442
14 Frank Chance 1923 152 61 91 .401
15 Lee Fohl 1924–1926 459 160 299 .349
16 Heinie Wagner 1930 154 52 102 .338
17 Shano Collins 1931–1932 207 73 134 .353
18 Marty McManus 1932–1933 248 95 153 .383
19 Bucky Harris 1934 152 76 76 .500
20 Joe Cronin 1935–1947 1987 1071 916 .539
21 Joe McCarthy 1948–1950 368 223 145 .606
22 Steve O'Neill 1950–1951 249 150 99 .602
23 Lou Boudreau 1952–1954 461 229 232 .497
24 Pinky Higgins 1955–1959, 1960-1962 1118 560 556 .501
25 Rudy York 1959 1 0 1 .000
26 Billy Jurges 1959–1960 122 59 63 .484
27 Del Baker 1960 7 2 5 .286
28 Johnny Pesky 1963–1964, 1980 331 148 183 .447
29 Billy Herman 1964–1966 310 128 182 .413
30 Pete Runnels 1966 16 8 8 .500
31 Dick Williams 1967–1969 477 260 217 .545
32 Eddie Popowski 1969 9 5 4 .555
33 Eddie Kasko 1970–1973 640 345 295 .539
34 Darrell Johnson 1974–1976 408 220 188 .539
35 Don Zimmer 1976–1980 715 411 304 .575
36 Ralph Houk 1981–1984 594 312 282 .525
37 John McNamara 1985–1988 570 297 273 .521
38 Joe Morgan 1988–1991 563 301 262 .535
39 Butch Hobson 1992–1994 439 207 232 .472
40 Kevin Kennedy 1995–1996 306 171 135 .559
41 Jimy Williams 1997–2001 766 414 352 .540
42 Joe Kerrigan 2001 43 17 26 .395
43 Grady Little 2002–2003 324 188 136 .580
44 Terry Francona 2004–2011 1296 744 552 .574
45 Bobby Valentine 2012 162 69 93 .426
46 John Farrell 2013–present 324 246 240 .506