1968 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1968 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1968 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1968 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1968 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1968 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1968 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1968 Boston Red Sox

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Complete Roster

6-01
198
Right
Right
1936-11-17
6-02
200
Right
Right
1940-07-08
6-00
200
Right
Right
1941-08-06
6-04
195
Left
Left
1940-03-22
6-02
178
Left
Left
1942-10-08
6-05
210
Right
Right
1942-04-16
6-01
192
Left
Left
1944-07-22
6-01
185
Right
Right
1942-09-05
5-11
190
Left
Left
1937-02-07
6-06
195
Left
Right
1940-04-16
6-02
185
Right
Right
1940-08-15
5-10
170
Right
Right
1936-10-27
6-02
185
Right
Left
1943-10-06
6-04
195
Right
Right
1941-07-21
6-03
214
Right
Right
1941-08-26
200
Right
Right
1935-04-19
6-01
195
Right
Right
1939-05-06
6-02
200
Right
Right
1929-02-23
6-03
210
Right
Right
1946-08-09
6-01
200
Right
Left
1935-02-19
6-02
225
Right
Right
1935-03-22
6-00
175
Right
Right
1936-12-17
5-09
162
Right
Right
1949-01-15
6-03
195
Right
Right
1943-07-09
6-00
215
Right
Right
1943-02-21
6-01
180
Right
Left
1943-12-10
6-00
185
Right
Right
1943-06-27
6-02
215
Right
Right
1944-03-23
6-03
205
Right
Left
1933-07-26
6-02
190
Right
Right
1941-09-04
6-00
202
Left
Left
1947-04-14
5-09
175
Right
Left
1936-05-09
6-00
195
Right
Both
1945-04-02
5-11
165
Left
Left
1938-11-27
6-03½
190
Right
Right
1937-11-29
5-11
182
Right
Left
1939-08-22
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The 1968 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 86 games, lost 76 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 107/106) where 1,940,788 fans witnessed their 1968 Red Sox finish the season with a .531 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1968 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1968 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1968 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1968 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

1968 Boston Red Sox
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1968 Boston Red Sox
Salaries

Carl Yastrzemski $100,000.00
Elston Howard $65,000.00
Jim Lonborg $50,000.00
Jerry Adair $44,000.00
Gary Bell $40,000.00
Dick Ellsworth $35,000.00
Ken Harrelson $35,000.00
Juan Pizarro $30,000.00
Norm Siebern $30,000.00
Mike Andrews $25,000.00
Dave Morehead $25,000.00
Lee Stange $25,000.00
George Scott $23,000.00
Floyd Robinson $21,000.00
Ray Culp $20,000.00
Russ Nixon $20,000.00
Joe Foy $18,000.00
Gary Waslewski $16,000.00

Did you know that a 1968 Boston Red Sox Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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