36. Josh Beckett
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: May 15, 1980 in Spring, TX USA
  • Weight: 230 lbs.
  • Height: 6'5"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 04, 2001
  • Final Game: August 03, 2014
  • Babe Ruth Award - 2003
  • World Series MVP - 2003
  • ALCS MVP - 2007

Josh Beckett would take the Florida Marlins to the 2003 World Series Championship and would win the World Series MVP along the way. 

As part of the Marlins' fire sale after winning the title, he was traded to the Boston Red Sox for the 2006 season.  With Boston, Beckett would have his best run, where he would have three All-Star Games and would have five 13 Win seasons, including a league-leading 20 in 2007.  That year, Beckett helped the Red Sox win the World Series while finishing second in Cy Young voting, and he would win the ALCS MVP in the process.

Beckett played for Boston until he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012, and with the Red Sox, he would post a record of 89-58 with 1,108 Strikeouts.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Traded from the Florida Marlins with Mike Lowell and Guillermo Mota for Jesus Delgado, Harvey Garcia, Hanley Ramirez, and Anibel Sanchez.11/24/05
  • Departed: Traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers with Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez, Nick Punto, and Cash for Ivan De Jesus, James Loney, Allen Webster, and a Player to be Named Later (which would be Jerry Sands) 8/25/12.
  • Games Played: 194
  • Notable Statistics: 89-58 Record, 194 Games Started, 4.17 ERA, 7 Complete Games, 1,240.0 Innings Pitched, 1,108 Strikeouts, 3.88 FIP, 1.223 WHIP, 22.5 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    World Series Champion (2007)

    All-Star (2007, 2009 & 2011)

    ALCS MVP (2007)

    Highest bWAR for Pitchers (2007)

    Lowest FIP (2007)

    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (2006)
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