Do Red Sox Have A Shot At Best Defensive Season In Franchise History?

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Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (16), center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (and second baseman Brock Holt

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The Boston Red Sox are off to their hottest start ever (literally), and they have their gloves in part to thank.

The Sox kick off a three-game showdown with the New York Yankees on Tuesday boasting an 8-1 record, the best in baseball. Perhaps more impressively, Boston hasn’t committed a single error through nine games, its longest errorless streak ever to begin a season.

That got us thinking: What was the best defensive season in Red Sox history?

That’s the subject of our first Trivia Question of the Week, which will allow you to flex your baseball knowledge while entering for the chance to win NESN’s “Fan Experience” grand prize.

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In which full season did Boston commit the fewest errors as a team? (Hint: It’s sometime in the last 20 years.)

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