Know Your Sox: Jackie Bradley Jr.

Introducing you to Red Sox past, present and future one infographic at a time …

We tend to forget that the author of wall-climbing, heart-stopping catches in center field was the starting left fielder on Opening Day for Boston’s 2013 World Championship campaign.

We forget because that stint lasted all of 19 days, followed by two more shorter stints before a September callup. His offense eventually caught up enough with his defensive wizardry to warrant a permanent spot not only on the big league club but in the starting lineup for 2015, 2016 and beyond.