The Boston Red Sox have a proud history in the MLB All-Star Game, sending a total of 357 players since the game was first played in 1933. They’ll be sending at least three players in 2013 (David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia and Clay Buchholz), with Koji Uehara potentially getting a nod as well, pending the results of the fans’ “Final Vote.”
With so many talented players having been sent to the summer showcase, there have been ample opportunities for Sox players to show what they can do. While some have totally flopped (Jim Rice’s career All-Star totals: 4-for-20 with one home run and eight strikeouts), others have shined and helped to further cement their Red Sox legacy.
Here’s a look at the five single best performances by a Red Sox player in the MLB All-Star Game: