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John Farrell now joins rare group of Red Sox managers

John Farrell was the 13th manager to lead the Red Sox into the postseason, and he is now one of just six to lead them to a World Series title.

A look at how Red Sox managers have fared in the postseason:

Jimmy Collins

  • Years: 1901-1906

  • 5-3 (.625)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 5-3

  • Titles: 1


Jake Stahl

  • Years: 1912-1913

  • 4-3 (.571)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 4-3

  • Titles: 1

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Bill Carrigan

  • Years: 1913-1916, 1927-1929

  • 8-2 (.800)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 8-2

  • Titles: 2

Ed Barrow

  • Years: 1918-1920

  • 4-2 (.667)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 4-2

  • Titles: 1

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Joe Cronin

  • Years: 1935-1947

  • 3-4 (.429)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 3-4

  • Titles: 0

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Dick Williams

  • Years: 1967-1969

  • 3-4 (.429)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 3-4

  • Titles: 0

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Darrell Johnson

  • Years: 1974-1976

  • 6-4 (.600)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 3-0

  • World Series: 3-4

  • Titles: 0

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John McNamara

  • Years: 1985-1988

  • 7-7 (.500)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 4-3

  • World Series: 3-4

  • Titles: 0

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Joe Morgan

  • Years: 1988-1991

  • 0-8 (.000)

  • ALDS: 0-0

  • ALCS: 0-8

  • World Series: 0-0

  • Titles: 0

Kevin Kennedy

  • Years: 1995-1996

  • 0-3 (.000)

  • ALDS: 0-3

  • ALCS: 0-0

  • World Series: 0-0

  • Titles: 0

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Jimy Williams

  • Years: 1997-2001

  • 5-9 (.357)

  • ALDS: 4-5

  • ALCS: 1-4

  • World Series: 0-0

  • Titles: 0

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Grady Little

  • Years: 2002-2003

  • 6-6 (.500)

  • ALDS: 3-2

  • ALCS: 3-4

  • World Series: 0-0

  • Titles: 0

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Terry Francona

  • Years: 2004-2011

  • 28-18 (.609)

  • ALDS: 9-8

  • ALCS: 11-10

  • World Series: 8-0

  • Titles: 2

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John Farrell

  • Years: 2013-present

  • 11-5 (.686)

  • ALDS: 3-1

  • ALCS: 4-2

  • World Series: 4-2

  • Titles: 1

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