Boston Red Sox: Most memorable games in franchise history

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees 10-3 in game seven of the American League Championship Series on October 20, 2004 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees 10-3 in game seven of the American League Championship Series on October 20, 2004 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) /
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(Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Madison/Getty Images) /

The Boston Red Sox have had some incredible winning moments in their long and storied franchise. Here’s a look at the best ones.

The 117 year history of the Boston Red Sox has been filled with some of the highest highs imaginable for a baseball team. From Tris Speaker and Babe Ruth to David Ortiz and Mookie Betts and everyone in between, Fenway Park has been home to some of baseball’s greatest players over the years as they’ve helped the Red Sox win.

Even during the team’s eighty-six year World Series drought between 1918 and 2004, there were many thrilling and important wins along the way that kept faithful fans coming back year after year with the belief that the next season would finally be the one where that faith would be rewarded.

Since 2004, there have been numerous thrilling wins, but even during the “wilderness years” the Red Sox always kept us coming back for more. The following list goes through the greatest wins in franchise history. In the interest of keeping it from getting unwieldy, great regular season wins that didn’t impact the final standings won’t be considered…these are all games that mattered.

In chronological order, let’s begin.

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