Boston was a dominant team in the new league, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first World Series in 1903 and winning four more championships by 1918.
However, they then went into one of the longest championship droughts in baseball history, dubbed the "Curse of the Bambino" after its alleged beginning with the Red Sox' sale of Babe Ruth to the rival New York Yankees two years after their world championship in 1918, an 86-year wait before the team's sixth World Championship in 2004.
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Bostonians are a colorful folk with a deserved reputation for…let’s just say, “business playfulness”. If your building includes parking, it's probably going to be for a vehicle that sees the valet more than its owner, so bully for you.
The renaming on September 7, 1630 (Old Style) who had moved over from Charlestown earlier that year in quest of fresh water.
Their settlement was initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula, at that time surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus.
Its rich history attracts many tourists, with Faneuil Hall alone drawing more than 20 million visitors per year.
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The "Red Sox" name was chosen by the team owner, John I.
Taylor, around 1908, following the lead of previous teams that had been known as the "Boston Red Stockings", including the forerunner of the Atlanta Braves.
The Red Sox have won eight World Series championships and have played in twelve.
Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox' home ballpark has been Fenway Park since 1912.