Red Sox To Honor 1986 American League Champions Before May 25 Game

The Boston Red Sox will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1986 American League championship team later this month in a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park.

The ceremony will be held before the Red Sox’s May 25 game against the Colorado Rockies, and more than two dozen former players are expected to be on hand for the festivities.

“I was 13 that season,’’ Red Sox president Sam Kennedy said in a statement, “and that summer remains magical to me, the year that I truly fell in love with the Red Sox. Those guys were my heroes, and I’m delighted to be able to welcome them back.”

Here is a full list of the expected attendees:

Marty Barrett
Wade Boggs
Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd
Mike Brown
Bill Buckner
Roger Clemens
Steve Crawford
Pat Dodson
Dwight Evans
Bill Fischer
Rich Gedman
Mike Greenwell
Walt Hriniak
Rene Lachemann
Tim Lollar
Steve Lyons
Joe Morgan
Jim Rice
Ed Romero
Joe Sambito
Jeff Sellers
Dave Stapleton
Mike Stenhouse
Sammy Stewart
Marc Sullivan
La Schelle Tarver
Mike Trujillo
Rob Woodward

The team also will pay tribute to former outfielder Dave Henderson, who died of cancer in December at age 57.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens

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