Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

This Day in History: 2000-11-05

November 5, 1920: Former Red Sox star left fielder Hugh Duffy is named as manager to replace Ed Barrows who resigned to become general manager of the New York Yankees; Duffy managed the Red Sox to a 136-172 record in 1921-1922 while Barrows was enormously successful with the Yankees and was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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