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BEST Athlete, red sox

2001 BEST Athlete, Red Sox

Manny Ramirez

True to his reputation as a run-producing machine, he single-handedly carried the Red Sox offense while Nomar mended his wrist. Ramirez even managed to make everyone forget that little preseason squabble about playing left field. read more »

1988 BEST Athlete, Red Sox

Clemens

His 1987 season-ending shutout of the Brewers may have been his greatest performance yet, the 20-Mariner-strikeout game notwithstanding. read more »

1987 BEST Athlete, Red Sox

Roger Clemens

MVP. Cy Young winner. Twenty strikeouts in one game. And the only major leaguer to foil the owners’ attempts at collusion. read more »