Marty Barrett, Ellis Burks, Joe Dobson, Hubert “Dutch” Leonard, Curt Schilling and non-uniformed selections Joe Mooney and John I. Taylor were enshrined during a luncheon Friday afternoon, and will again be honored during a pre-game ceremony on the field before Boston continues their series against the Minnesota Twins.
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Barrett, named MVP of the ALCS in 1986 when the Red Sox rallied for three straight wins to defeat the California Angels and advance to the World Series, said it was a great honor to take his place in Red Sox tradition.
“It means a lot. I heard the news and got goose bumps; it was really exciting for me,” said Barrett, who hit .278 over nine seasons in Boston. “A lot of my friends and family that think it’s the greatest thing. It shows that you’re appreciated, and I think it’s common knowledge that Red Sox fans are the most intelligent of the baseball world "
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The players inducted were Marty Barrett (1982-90), Ellis Burks (1987-92, 2004), Joe Dobson (1941-43, 1946-50, '54), Dutch Leonard (1913-18) and Curt Schilling (2004-07). Two non-uniformed men were also enshrined: Joe Mooney, who started with the ...Read more
Three new members of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, left to right, Curt Schilling, Ellis Burks and Marty Barrett throw out first pitches before the baseball game between the Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.Read more
The Red Sox Hall of Fame Class of 2012, including Curt Schilling, Marty Barrett and Ellis Burks, was honored during a midday induction ceremony and again prior to the game. Tags: sports, updates, twins, baseball. Most Read; Most E-mailed. Longtime ...Read more