The voting for the the outfielders is now underway, with left-fielders opening up the selection process.
The candidates for left field are Mike Greenwell (1985-96), Duffy Lewis (1910-17), Manny Ramirez (2001-08), Jim Rice (1974-89), Ted Williams (1939-42, 1946-60), Carl Yastrzemski (1961-83).
Greenwell spent all 12 of his seasons with the Red Sox, compiling a career batting average of .303. He finished second in the league in the MVP voting in 1988, and was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2008.
Lewis, remembered mostly for his defensive attributes, had to manuever an incline in the outfield when chasing fly balls. Though "Duffy's Cliff" was removed in 1934, his abilities in the outfield were rewarded in 2002, when he was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame.
Ramirez was one of the greatest hitters of his era and helped the Red Sox break the curse, earning World Series MVP honors in 2004. He became the second player to record their 500th home run in a Red Sox uniform.
Rice ranks third on the Red Sox all-time list for RBIs, with 1,451. The three-time home run champion was a career. 298 hitter and won the AL MVP in 1978. He was inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995 and the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009.
"The Greatest Hitter That Ever Lived," Ted Williams was an 18-time All-Star and career .344 hitter. Even after missing the prime of his career during World War II, he compiled 521 home runs. He was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.
Yaz played all 23 seasons of his career with the Red Sox. He won the MVP in 1967 and is the last player to win the Triple Crown. His all-time totals in RBIs, base hits, and extra-base hits are rank first in Red Sox history. Yaz was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989.
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