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Wade Boggs | County Dublin

Full Name: Wade Anthony Boggs

Born: June 15, 1958 in Omaha, NE

Irish Roots: Dublin

Family Name: Donnelly and Magragh

Surname Origins: Donnelly is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic “Ó Donnghaile”, meaning “donn” (brown), plus “gal” (valour).

Accomplishments:

  • World Series Champion
  • 5x AL Batting Champion
  • 12x All-Star

Honors:

  • Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame
  • Tampa Rays Hall of Fame
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (2005)
  • Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame (2024)
 
Bio: Wade Boggs’ 5x great-grandfather, Peter Donnelly, was born in Dublin.