The Salem Red Sox are the High-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The Sox are the latest installment in a rich baseball tradition that has existed in the Roanoke Valley since 1887. Salem has hosted a professional team every season since the Salem Rebels began playing in 1955.
The Red Sox are operated by Fenway Sports Management, a subsidiary of Fenway Sports Group. FSG has interests in the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool F.C. and Fenway-Roush Racing.