Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs hitting in the 1980s and 1990s made him a perennial contender for American League batting titles. Boggs was elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005. With 12 straight All-Star appearances, Boggs is third only to Brooks Robinson and George Brett in number of consecutive appearances as a third baseman. His finest season was 1987 when he set career highs in HR(24), RBI(89), and slugging percentage(.588). Also in that season he batted .363 and held a .461 OBP, both stats leading the league. In 1999, he ranked number 95 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was a nominee for the Major League Baseball

MLB debut: April 10, 1982 for the Boston Red Sox

Last MLB appearance: August 27, 1999 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Career statistics

Batting average: .328 Hits: 3,010 Home runs: 118 Runs batted in: 1,014

Teams
  • Boston Red Sox (1982–1992)
  • New York Yankees (1993–1997)
  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–1999)
Career highlights and awards
  • 12× All-Star (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989,1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
  • World Series champion (1996)
  • 2× Gold Glove Award winner (1994, 1995)
  • 8× Silver Slugger Award winner (1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994)
  • 5× AL batting champion (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
  • Tampa Bay Rays #12 retired

Induction: 2005

Vote: 91.9% (first ballot)

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Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs hitting in the 1980s and 1990s made him a perennial contender for American League batting titles. Boggs was elected to the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005. With 12 straight All-Star appearances, Boggs is third only to Brooks Robinson and George Brett in number of consecutive appearances as a third baseman. His finest season was 1987 when he set career highs in HR(24), RBI(89), and slugging percentage(.588). Also in that season he batted .363 and held a .461 OBP, both stats leading the league. In 1999, he ranked number 95 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was a nominee for the Major League Baseball

MLB debut: April 10, 1982 for the Boston Red Sox

Last MLB appearance: August 27, 1999 for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Career statistics

Batting average: .328 Hits: 3,010 Home runs: 118 Runs batted in: 1,014

Teams
  • Boston Red Sox (1982–1992)
  • New York Yankees (1993–1997)
  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–1999)
Career highlights and awards
  • 12× All-Star (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989,1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
  • World Series champion (1996)
  • 2× Gold Glove Award winner (1994, 1995)
  • 8× Silver Slugger Award winner (1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994)
  • 5× AL batting champion (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
  • Tampa Bay Rays #12 retired

Induction: 2005

Vote: 91.9% (first ballot)

MAB Celebrity Services

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2nd Floor
Fairfield, NJ 07004

E: sales@mab-celebrity.com
P: 973-808-1740

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