1988 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 1988 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1988 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 1988 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1988 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1988 Boston Red Sox

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Complete Roster

5-11
172
Right
Right
1957-08-23
6-03
175
Left
Left
1962-05-06
6-01
155
Right
Right
1959-10-06
6-04
235
Right
Right
1962-08-04
6-03
180
Left
Left
1965-10-26
6-06
217
Right
Right
1965-09-13
6-08
220
Right
Right
1960-07-30
6-04
197
Right
Right
1961-04-29
6-03
215
Left
Left
1958-03-24
6-03
210
Right
Right
1952-09-23
6-04
205
Left
Left
1963-03-14
6-01
175
Right
Right
1964-05-11
6-06
225
Right
Right
1957-12-04
6-08
215
Right
Left
1955-01-21
6-04
215
Right
Right
1954-11-10
6-03
205
Right
Right
1962-08-07
6-03
185
Right
Right
1962-09-28
5-11
192
Right
Right
1954-05-19
6-00
215
Right
Left
1959-09-26
5-11
197
Right
Right
1963-02-14
5-10
176
Right
Right
1958-06-23
6-01
190
Right
Both
1963-02-11
6-02
197
Right
Left
1958-06-15
6-04
210
Left
Left
1959-10-11
5-10
170
Right
Both
1961-04-19
6-03
215
Right
Right
1953-11-10
5-09
165
Right
Right
1962-07-26
5-11
175
Right
Right
1957-12-09
6-01
202
Left
Left
1964-01-18
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-09-11
6-02
205
Right
Right
1951-11-03
6-00
200
Right
Left
1963-07-18
5-11
175
Right
Right
1960-04-20
6-02
195
Right
Right
1965-08-26
5-11
185
Right
Right
1961-05-23
6-05
250
Left
Left
1963-11-02
6-02
205
Right
Right
1953-03-08
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The 1988 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 89 games, lost 73 games, and finished in first position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 104/104) where 2,464,851 fans witnessed their 1988 Red Sox finish the season with a .549 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 1988 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 1988 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

1988 Boston Red Sox
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

1988 Boston Red Sox
Salaries

Jim Rice $2,214,865.00
Wade Boggs $1,650,000.00
Dwight Evans $1,600,000.00
Roger Clemens $1,350,000.00
Bob Stanley $1,060,000.00
Rich Gedman $952,727.00
Bruce Hurst $900,000.00
Lee Smith $850,000.00
Marty Barrett $675,000.00
Oil Can Boyd $550,000.00
Spike Owen $525,000.00
Ed Romero $415,000.00
Dennis Lamp $235,000.00
Mike Greenwell $205,000.00
Jeff Sellers $135,000.00
Ellis Burks $125,000.00
Wes Gardner $117,000.00
Todd Benzinger $85,000.00
Sam Horn $80,000.00
Kevin Romine $77,500.00
John Marzano $77,000.00
Jody Reed $64,500.00
Brady Anderson $62,500.00
Tom Bolton $62,500.00
Pat Dodson $62,500.00
Steve Ellsworth $62,500.00
Randy Kutcher $62,500.00
John Trautwein $62,500.00

Did you know that a 1988 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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