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    Red Sox 6, Blue Jays 3

    Red Sox clinch division title

    The Red Sox won the AL East crown only six times prior to accomplishing it in 2013. Take a look back at how they fared during those six seasons:

    Year
    Record; won division by
    Notable
    In playoffs
    1975
    Record; won division by
    95-65; 4.5 games
    Notable
    Fred Lynn won Rookie of the Year and MVP with a league-leading 103 runs and 47 doubles.
    In playoffs
    After Carlton Fisk's home run won Game 6, Sox lost World Series to Reds in 7 games.
    1986
    Record; won division by
    95-66; 5.5 games
    Notable
    Roger Clemens won MVP and Cy Young by going 24-4 with 2.48 ERA and 238 Ks.
    In playoffs
    Bill Buckner's error became the defining image as Sox lost World Series to Mets in 7 games.
    1988
    Record; won division by
    89-73; 1 game
    Notable
    Won 19 of 20 during "Morgan Magic" to emerge from 9 games back at All-Star break.
    In playoffs
    Swept by Oakland and Dennis Eckersley in ALCS.
    1990
    Record; won division by
    88-74; 2 games
    Notable
    In down year for AL East, Sox did not have a player with 100 RBIs.
    In playoffs
    After winning division on final day, Joe Morgan's Sox again swept by Oakland in ALCS.
    1995
    Record; won division by
    86-58; 7 games
    Notable
    Mo Vaughn won MVP with league-leading 126 RBIs as Tim Wakefield jump-started Sox by starting 14-1.
    In playoffs
    Wakefield and the Sox swept by Cleveland in ALDS.
    2007
    Record; won division by
    96-66; 2 games
    Notable
    Josh Beckett (20-7) was at his peak as Sox helped by addition of Rookie of the Year Dustin Pedroia.
    In playoffs
    Won World Series after beating Angels, Indians and Rockies.