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Saturday, November 1, 2008

This day in Red Sox History

November 1 1995: The first Red Sox Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held, with Tony Conigliaro, Dom DiMaggio, Frank Malzone, Johnny Pesky, Jim Rice, Smokey Joe Wood, Jean R. Yawkey, Joe Cronin, Babe Ruth, Bobby Doerr, Carl Yastrzemski, and Ted Williams gaining admittance.

October 31 1916: Ken Keltner is born in Milwaukee. He would go on to play the final season of his career with the Red Sox in 1950.

October 30 1922: The Red Sox trade Del Pratt and Rip Collins to the Detroit Tigers for Howard Ehmke, Babe Herman, Carl Holling, and Danny Clark.

October 29 1920: Ed Barrow, manager of the 1918 World Champion Red Sox, becomes the Yankees' general manager. He leaves the Sox because he's upset over the sale of Babe Ruth the previous year.

October 28 1961: Bob Melvin is born in Palo Alto, California.

October 27 2004: At 11:40 pm, Edgar Renteria of the St. Louis Cardinals grounds out to Keith Foulke for the final out of the World Series. The Red Sox win Game 4, 3-0, and capture their first World Championship in 86 years.

October 26 1934: The Red Sox trade Lyn Lary to the Washington Senators for Joe Cronin. Cronin goes on to have a Hall of Fame career with the Sox.

October 25 1986: Despite leads of 2-0, 3-2, and 5-3, the Red Sox are unable to finish off the Mets in Game 6 of the World Series.

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