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The Boston Red Sox adopted the name "Red Sox" as their official name late in 1907. Prior to the change, the Red Sox were known as the Boston Americans.

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In what year did the team first adopt the team name Red Sox?

The American League team in Boston was officially nicknamed the Red Sox in 1908.

Where did the White Sox get their name?

The name White Sox came from sports writers from the Chicago Tribune who used the term "Sox" as a shortened version of their original name: The Chicago White Stockings. The White Sox are one of the original teams of the American League founded in 1901. and the White Stockings was changed to the White Sox by 1904. The Red Sox were originally the Boston Americans and did not adopt the name Red Sox until 1908. Therefore, The White Sox are the ORIGINAL Sox team. Not The Red Sox.

What year did the Red Sox actually wear red socks for the first time?

The FIRST Red Sox with red socks were in 1908 when the team adopted the name Red Sox and took over the color red from the Boston Nationals.

How did the Red Sox get their name?

they wore red sox

What was the Red Sox team name before 1907?

The Red Sox were known as the Boston Americans until 1908, when they changed their name to the Red Sox (or sometimes the Red Socks or Red Stockings).

Who won the Red Sox opening game in the year 2010?

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What year did the Boston Red Sox have their first baseball team?

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Since the year 2000 what is the redsox vs yankkes record?

In a year by year breakdown, 2009 Red Sox 8 Yankees 0; 2008 Tie at 9 wins each; 2007 Red Sox 8 Yankees 10; 2006 Red Sox 8 Yankees 11, 2005 Red Sox 9 Yankees 11; 2004 Red Sox 11 Yankees 8; 2003 Red Sox 9 Yankees 10; 2002 Red Sox 9 Yankees 10; 2001 Red Sox 5 Yankees 13; 2000 Red Sox 6 Yankees 7.

What year did the Red Sox win the division?

The Red Sox won the division in 2007.

How much did Babe Ruth make on the Boston Red Sox?

Babe Ruth made $1,900.00 in his rookie year with the Red Sox in 1914. His last year with the Red Sox in 1919 he made $10,000.

Red Sox Player of the Year in 1967?

The Red Sox player of the year in 1967 was the Hall of Fame great Carl Yastrzemski.

What year did david ortiz join the Red Sox?

he joined the red sox in 04 or 05

How did the Boston Red Sox gets the name?

the red sox got their name from the first ever major league baseball team; the cincinatti red stockings

What year did john pesky go to the Red Sox?

Johnny Pesky commenced playing with the Red Sox in 1942.

What was the Red Sox old team name?

The Boston Red Sox used to be called the Boston Braves.

What year did the Boston Red Sox join the American League?

The Boston Red Sox joined the American League in 1912.

What is the origanal name of the Boston Red Sox?

Red Stockings

Where did the name Red Sox derive from?

from wearing red socks

When did the Red Sox start publishing yearbooks?

Red Sox First YearbookThe first year the Red Sox published a yearbook was 1951

How many wins does the Boston Red Sox have this year?

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What year did the braves play the Red Sox in the series?

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What year were the Boston Red Sox founded?

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In which year did Wade Bogs have his highest single-season batting average?

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