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Rays History

The Rays celebrate at Tropicana Field after defeating the Red Sox to win the pennant in 2008. (AP)
2008 Rays: AL Champs

Soaring after 10 straight losing seasons, the Rays made a one-year, 31-game improvement from 2007 to 97 victories this season. That meant an American League East title. Then came the pennant-winning victory over the defending World Series-champion Boston Red Sox in the AL Championship Series. Full Story >

Rays All-time Leaders and Stats

Carl Crawford is the club's all-time leader in batting average (.296), hits (1,480), triples (105), extra-base hits (424), runs scored (765) and stolen bases (409). More >


Timelines & Milestones

Scott Kazmir
Franchise Timeline

Trace Tampa Bay's history, from Fred McGriff to Rocco Baldelli to Evan Longoria. Learn More »

Tampa Bay
Baseball in Tampa Bay

Learn more about the history of baseball in the Tampa Bay area. Learn More »

Awards & Honors


Search for your favorite players and learn their history with annual the Midsummer Classic. Learn more »

Rays Awards
Honors & Awards

Find out how many times Joe Maddon has won Manager of the Year, as well as which Rays have won Rookie of the Year, Cy Young and Golden Gloves. Learn More »

All-Time Rays

All Time Rosters
All-Time Rosters

Every player to wear a Rays uniform is listed here, including Tino Martinez. Learn more »

Retired Numbers
All-Time Leaders

Rays batting and pitching leaders throughout the years. Learn more »

Stats & Records

Single Game Records
Single Game Records

Test your knowledge of the Rays in the record books. View single game records, full-season records, and club firsts. Learn More »

All-Time Leaders
Year-by-Year Results

Never lose another argument about which years the Rays won the AL Championship again. Learn more »

Multimedia Highlights

Baseball's Best
Baseball's Best

Download original TV broadcasts of classic games, some with original pre- and postgame shows. Download from iTunes »