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Red Sox Opening Day results through the years

The Red Sox are 55-58-1 in season openers through 2014. Take a look at all the Red Sox' Opening Day results and how the team finished that season.
YEARW/LOpponentScoreLocationSeason recordSeason finish
2013WYankees8-2New York97-651st place in AL East; Won World Series
2012LTigers3-2Detroit69-935th place in AL East
2011LRangers9-5Texas90-723rd place in AL East
2010WYankees9-7Boston89-733rd place in AL East
2009WRays5-3Boston95-672nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series
2008WAthletics6-5Oakland95-672nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series
2007LRoyals7-1Kansas City96-661st place in AL East; Won World Series
2006WRangers7-3Texas86-763rd place in AL East
2005LYankees9-2New York95-672nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series
2004LOrioles7-2Baltimore98-642nd place in AL East; Won World Series
2003LDevil Rays6-4Tampa95-672nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series
2002LBlue Jays12-11Boston93-692nd place in AL East
2001LOrioles2-1Baltimore82-792nd place in AL East
2000WMariners2-0Seattle85-772nd place in AL East
1999WRoyals5-3Kansas City94-682nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series
1998WAthletics2-0Oakland92-702nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series
1997WAngels6-5Anaheim78-844th place in AL East
1996LRangers5-3Texas85-773rd place in AL East
1995WTwins9-0Boston86-581st place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series
1994WTigers9-8Boston54-614th place in AL East
1993WRoyals3-1Kansas City80-825th place in AL East
1992LYankees3-4New York73-897th place in AL East
1991WBlue Jays6-2Toronto84-782nd place in AL East
1990WTigers5-2Boston88-741st place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series
1989LOrioles5-4Baltimore83-793rd place in AL East
1988LTigers5-3Boston89-731st place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series
1987LBrewers5-1Milwaukee78-845th place in AL East
1986LTigers6-5Detroit95-661st place in AL East; Lost World Series
1985WYankees9-2Boston81-81-15th place in AL East
1984LAngels2-1Anaheim86-764th place in AL East
1983LBlue Jays7-1Boston78-846th place in AL East
1982WOrioles2-0Baltimore89-733rd place in AL East
1981LWhite Sox5-3Boston59-495th place in AL East
1980LBrewers9-5Milwaukee83-775th place in AL East
1979WIndians7-1Boston91-693rd place in AL East
1978LWhite Sox6-5Chicago99-642nd place in AL East
1977LIndians5-4Boston97-642nd place in AL East
1976LOrioles1-0Baltimore83-793rd place in AL East
1975WBrewers5-2Boston95-651st place in AL East; Lost World Series
1974WBrewers9-8Milwaukee84-783rd place in AL East
1973WYankees15-5Boston89-732nd place in AL East
1972LTigers3-2Detroit85-702nd place in AL East
1971WYankees3-1Boston85-773rd place in AL East
1970WYankees4-3New York87-753rd place in AL East
1969WOrioles5-4Baltimore87-753rd place in AL East
1968WTigers7-3Detroit86-764th place in AL
1967WWhite Sox5-4Boston92-701st place in AL; Lost World Series
1966LOrioles5-4Boston72-909th place in AL
1965WSenators7-2Washington62-1009th place in AL
1964WYankees4-3New York72-908th place in AL
1963LAngels4-1Anaheim76-857th place in AL
1962LIndians4-0Cleveland76-848th place in AL
1961LAthletics5-2Boston76-86-16th place in AL
1960LSenators10-1Washington65-897th place in AL
1959LYankees3-2New York75-795th place in AL
1958LSenators5-2Washington79-75-13rd place in AL
1957WOrioles4-2Baltimore82-723rd place in AL
1956WOrioles8-1Boston84-70-14th place in AL
1955WOrioles7-1Baltimore84-704th place in AL
1954LAthletics6-4Philadelphia69-85-24th place in AL
1953WAthletics11-6Philadelphia84-694th place in AL
1952WSenators3-0Washington76-786th place in AL
1951LYankees5-0New York87-673rd place in AL
1950LYankees15-10Boston94-603rd place in AL
1949LAthletics3-2Philadelphia96-58-12nd place in AL
1948LAthletics5-4Boston96-592nd place in AL
1947WSenators7-6Boston83-71-33rd place in AL
1946WSenators6-3Washington104-50-21st place in AL; Lost World Series
1945LYankees8-4New York71-83-37th place in AL
1944LYankees3-0Boston77-77-24th place in AL
1943WAthletics1-0Philadelphia68-84-37th place in AL
1942WAthletics8-3Boston93-592nd place in AL
1941WSenators7-6Boston84-70-12nd place in AL
1940WSenators1-0Washington82-724th place in AL
1939LYankees2-0New York89-62-12nd place in AL
1938WYankees8-4Boston88-61-12nd place in AL
1937WAthletics11-5Philadelphia80-72-25th place in AL
1936WAthletics9-4Boston74-80-16th place in AL
1935WYankees1-0New York78-75-14th place in AL
1934LSenators6-5Boston76-76-14th place in AL
1933LYankees4-3New York63-867th place in AL
1932LSenators1-0Washington43-1118th place in AL
1931LYankees6-3New York62-90-16th place in AL
1930WSenators4-3Washington52-1028th place in AL
1929LYankees7-3New York58-96-18th place in AL
1928WSenators7-5Washington57-96-18th place in AL
1927LSenators6-5Washington51-1038th place in AL
1926LYankees12-11Boston46-107-18th place in AL
1925LAthletics9-8Philadelphia47-1058th place in AL
1924LYankees2-1Boston67-87-37th place in AL
1923LYankees4-1New York61-91-28th place in AL
1922LAthletics3-2Boston61-938th place in AL
1921WSenators6-3Washington75-795th place in AL
1920WSenators7-6Boston72-81-15th place in AL
1919WYankees10-0New York66-71-16th place in AL
1918WAthletics7-1Boston75-511st place in AL; Won World Series
1917WYankees10-3New York90-62-52nd place in AL
1916WAthletics2-1Boston91-63-21st place in AL; Won World Series
1915LAthletics2-0Philadelphia101-50-41st place in AL; Won World Series
1914LSenators3-0Boston91-62-62nd place in AL
1913LAthletics10-9Boston79-71-14th place in AL
1912WHighlanders5-3New York105-47-21st place in AL; Won World Series
1911LSenators8-5Washington78-755th place in AL
1910THighlanders4-4New York81-72-54th place in AL
1909LAthletics8-1Philadelphia88-63-13rd place in AL
1908WSenators3-1Boston75-79-15th place in AL
1907WAthletics8-4Philadelphia59-90-67th place in AL
1906LHighlanders2-1New York49-105-18th place in AL
1905LAthletics3-2Philadelphia78-74-14th place in AL
1904LHighlanders8-2New York95-59-31st place in AL
1903WAthletics9-4Boston91-47-31st place in AL; Won World Series
1902WOrioles7-6Boston77-60-13rd place in AL
1901LOrioles10-6Baltimore79-57-22nd place in AL

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