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The top 25 Boston Red Sox of all time

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 25: Pesky didn’t have a terribly long career, as he lost three seasons to military service due to World War II breaking out soon after his rookie season (when he finished third in MVP voting). However, his impact on the franchise is undeniable, as he’s one of only a handful of players to have his number retired by the Red Sox. Plus, the right field foul pole is known to this day as Pesky’s Pole.

25. Johnny Pesky

Pesky didn’t have a terribly long career, as he lost three seasons to military service due to World War II breaking out soon after his rookie season (when he finished third in MVP voting). However, his impact on the franchise is undeniable, as he’s one of only a handful of players to have his number retired by the Red Sox. Plus, the right field foul pole is known to this day as Pesky’s Pole.

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