Rank the worst Red Sox moments of 2012

October 2, 2012

Bobby Valentine was hired last December to steer the Red Sox ship back on course after a disastrous final month of 2011, but instead he steered it directly into an iceberg. We've listed some of the worst moments from a calamitous season, in chronological order. Rank the list below, with the worst of the worst moments at the top.
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Rank the worst Red Sox moments of 2012

SportsNation Rankings

1.First 90-loss season since '66

2.Worst Fenway record since '65

3.The Youk rebuke

4.Beckett's golf etiquette

5.Players miss Pesky funeral

6.Youkilis traded to White Sox

7.Anniversary weekend disaster

8.Ellsbury's shoulder injury

9.Daniel Bard flames out

10.Owners meet with players

11.Ortiz injures Achilles

12.'Weakest roster'

13.The Crawford chronicles

14.Lester hung out to dry

15.Lucchino's midseason letter

16.Olney calls Sox toxic

17.Sox blow it up with megadeal

18.Ortiz not having fun

19.Middlebrooks mishap

20.Bailey's thumb injury

21.Aceves disses Bobby V

22.Bobby V shows up 'late'

23.Iglesias lifted mid-at bat

24.Joke about punching host

25.Aceves suspended

26.Sweeney punches door

27.Darnell McDonald takes a loss

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40,567

40,258

39,612

39,389

36,852

34,766

34,222

33,496

32,352

31,960

29,052

28,379

27,942

26,974

26,181

26,076

25,603

24,182

22,563

22,070

21,713

21,206

20,465

17,268

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11

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