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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»