With voting for most of the All-Fenway team's infield players nearly wrapped up, it's time to decide who the best candidate is to come off the Sox' bench.
Outfielder Dave Roberts, who's most-known for his stolen base in Game 4 of the the 2004 ALCS, headlines the talented list of former Sox bench players, along with infielder Alex Cora, who spent 2005-08 in Boston.
It also includes Jerry Adair, a utility infielder in the 1960s whom former Red Sox announcer Ken Coleman nicknamed "Mr. Clutch," and Bernie Carbo, who's famous for his game-tying, pinch-hit home run against the Reds in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.
First baseman Billy Goodman, who played with the Sox from 1947-57, won a batting title off the bench in 1950. John Kennedy, meanwhile, earned the nickname "Super Sub" in his five years with the team in the early 1970s, during which he played second, shortstop and third base and even received some at-bats at DH.
Dalton Jones spent five years with Boston from 1964-69 and is the all-time Sox leader in pinch hits, six ahead of outfielder Rick Miller's 49, which he compiled in two separate stints with the team.
Ted Lepcio played all over the infield in seven seasons with the Red Sox. So, too, did Dave Stapleton, who played his entire seven-year career in Boston where he had a .993 fielding percentage.
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