2005 Boston Red Sox Roster

The 2005 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2005 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 2005 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 2005 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 2005 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 2005 Boston Red Sox primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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"There wasn't a whole lot that was easy. We (2005 Boston Red Sox) went through so much and it was sometimes so hard to be good. As important as the game is today, when word filters down and you see the scoreboard changing, it is hard not to feel emotional." - Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona on MLB.com (Ian Browne, 10/02/2005)

2005 Boston Red Sox

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Complete Roster

6-02
180
Left
Left
1982-10-17
6-04
190
Right
Right
1977-02-24
6-05
215
Right
Right
1974-09-14
6-02
175
Right
Right
1975-10-03
6-03
195
Right
Right
1974-08-12
6-02
190
Right
Right
1982-02-16
6-04
195
Left
Left
1979-09-19
6-02
185
Left
Left
1970-01-23
6-00
195
Right
Right
1972-10-19
6-02
200
Right
Right
1975-01-08
6-05
210
Left
Left
1972-02-22
6-06
210
Right
Right
1983-11-15
5-09
180
Right
Right
1976-09-16
6-01
180
Right
Right
1973-07-07
6-00
180
Right
Right
1983-06-04
6-02
185
Right
Right
1976-09-13
6-03
200
Left
Left
1969-06-26
6-05
205
Right
Left
1978-04-06
6-04
230
Right
Right
1980-11-23
6-00
175
Left
Left
1975-06-08
6-01
215
Left
Left
1966-03-23
6-05
235
Right
Right
1966-11-14
6-01
190
Left
Left
1967-06-02
6-04
210
Right
Right
1966-03-10
6-02
210
Right
Right
1966-08-02
6-04
225
Left
Left
1963-05-20
6-01
205
Right
Right
1970-10-18
6-00
220
Right
Right
1980-04-29
6-02
230
Right
Both
1972-04-11
5-10
225
Right
Right
1972-07-24
6-01
205
Right
Both
1974-08-23
6-00
180
Right
Left
1975-10-18
6-01
175
Right
Right
1972-06-06
6-00
185
Right
Both
1982-04-26
6-05
215
Left
Right
1969-11-23
6-00
210
Right
Right
1971-09-24
5-10
180
Right
Both
1971-03-17
6-05
220
Left
Left
1968-08-05
6-03
230
Left
Left
1975-11-18
6-01
170
Left
Left
1971-06-07
6-02
235
Right
Right
1983-12-23
6-01
200
Right
Right
1975-08-07
5-11
170
Right
Left
1976-08-21
6-01
220
Right
Right
1979-03-15
6-00
190
Right
Both
1974-04-19
6-02
205
Left
Left
1973-11-05
6-02
220
Right
Right
1971-12-06
6-02
208
Right
Right
1975-07-31
6-01
195
Left
Left
1974-04-11
5-10
185
Right
Right
1972-11-22
6-00
225
Right
Right
1972-05-30
5-11
180
Right
Left
1980-02-12
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The 2005 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 95 games, lost 67 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 101/101) where 2,847,888 fans witnessed their 2005 Red Sox finish the season with a .586 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 2005 Boston Red Sox Opening Day starters list, a 2005 Boston Red Sox salary list, a 2005 Boston Red Sox uniform number breakdown and a 2005 Boston Red Sox primary starters list:

2005 Boston Red Sox
Salaries

Manny Ramirez $19,806,820.00
Curt Schilling $14,500,000.00
Johnny Damon $8,250,000.00
Edgar Renteria $8,000,000.00
Jason Varitek $8,000,000.00
Keith Foulke $7,500,000.00
Trot Nixon $7,500,000.00
John Olerud $7,500,000.00
Matt Clement $6,500,000.00
David Ortiz $5,250,000.00
Tim Wakefield $4,670,000.00
David Wells $4,075,000.00
Kevin Millar $3,500,000.00
Jay Payton $3,500,000.00
Mark Bellhorn $2,750,000.00
Mike Timlin $2,750,000.00
Bill Mueller $2,500,000.00
Bronson Arroyo $1,850,000.00
Wade Miller $1,500,000.00
Doug Mirabelli $1,500,000.00
Chad Bradford $1,400,000.00
Matt Mantei $750,000.00
Mike Myers $600,000.00
David McCarty $550,000.00
Kevin Youkilis $323,125.00
Blaine Neal $321,000.00
Jonathan Papelbon $316,200.00
Abe Alvarez $316,000.00
Manny Delcarmen $316,000.00
Lenny DiNardo $316,000.00
Craig Hansen $316,000.00
Alejandro Machado $316,000.00
Cla Meredith $316,000.00
Hanley Ramirez $316,000.00
Kelly Shoppach $316,000.00
Adam Stern $316,000.00

2005 Boston Red Sox
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2005 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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