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100 Things Red Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die [NOOK Book]

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Most Boston Red Sox fans have taken in a game or two at Fenway Park, have seen highlights of Bill Buckner's Game 6 nightmare, and have heard the story of Carl Yastrzemski's Triple Crown season. But only real fans have visited McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, can recite all the lyrics to "Tessie," or know which 12 Red Sox players have won American League batting titles.

100 Things Red Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Boston...

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Overview

Most Boston Red Sox fans have taken in a game or two at Fenway Park, have seen highlights of Bill Buckner's Game 6 nightmare, and have heard the story of Carl Yastrzemski's Triple Crown season. But only real fans have visited McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, can recite all the lyrics to "Tessie," or know which 12 Red Sox players have won American League batting titles.

100 Things Red Sox Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Boston Red Sox. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Ted Williams or a recent supporter of Terry Francona, Dustin Pedroia, and Kevin Youkilis, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Longtime Boston sportswriter Nick Cafardo has collected every essential piece of Red Sox knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623688899
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2014
  • Series: 100 Things...Fans Should Know
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Updated World Series Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,315,742
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Nick Cafardo is a sportswriter for the Boston Globe who has been covering the New England Patriots since 1996 and previously covered the Boston Red Sox for 15 years. He also covered the Red Sox for the Patriot Ledger. He was chosen by Boston Magazine as Boston's Best Sportswriter in 1994. Cafardo is the author of The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots' Super Bowl Season and the coauthor of None but the Braves: A Pitcher, a Team, a Champion. He lives in Boston. Dave Roberts is a former MLB outfielder most notable for "The Steal" in Boston's 2004 postseason campaign. He is currently the bench coach for the San Diego Padres, for whom he was previously first base coach. He lives in San Diego.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Dave Roberts ix

Introduction xiii

1 Forever Fenway 1

2 Teddy Ballgame 5

3 Roberts Rules 8

4 The Thrill of Schill 10

5 At Last 12

6 The Rivalry 15

7 The Fisk-Carlton 17

8 You're Joshing 20

9 Rocky Mountain High 22

10 The Best of Times 25

11 Big Papi, David Ortiz 28

12 Manny Being Manny 31

13 The Man They Called Yaz 33

14 The Impossible Dream 35

15 The Throw-In 38

16 Little Too Late 41

17 Where Was Stape? 43

18 Hero Hendu 46

19 Chicken Man 49

20 Rocket Launch 51

21 The Curse of the Bambino 54

22 Pedro Mania 57

23 Feat of Clay 60

24 Forever Young 63

25 Meet the Yawkeys 64

26 The Race Card 66

27 Doerr Number One 68

28 The 1999 All-Star Game in Boston 70

29 The Red Seat 72

30 The Feel-Good Story 74

31 Bucky Bleeping Dent 77

32 A World Series Odyssey 79

33 The Gold Dust Twins 83

34 El Tiante 85

35 Rough! 87

36 Franconian Proportions 89

37 I Did It My Way 91

38 Mr. Red Sox 94

39 A Helluva Feller 97

40 Theo, the GM Bambino 99

41 Trader Dick 102

42 Lou, Lou, Lou 104

43 Tony C. 106

44 The Dice-K Invasion 108

45 Morgan's Magic 113

46 The Real Monster: Dick Radatz 115

47 The Third Base Saloon 117

48 Four! 119

49 The First World Series 121

50 Where Have You Gone, Dom DiMaggio? 123

51 On a Roll 124

52 Two Games in '49 126

53 1918 127

54 Mad Dash 129

55 Be Steal My Heart 132

56 Oh, Pawtucket 135

57 The Songs of the Sox: "Sweet Caroline" and "Tessie" 137

58 The Eck 139

59 A 17-Run Inning 141

60 The Jimmy Fund 142

61 Denny Galehouse? 144

62 The Monster Seats 145

63 Coup LeRoux 147

64 Sully 149

65 Retired Numbers 150

66 House of Pain 152

67 Leather 154

68 They Called the Shots 156

69 Soup's On 159

70 Deal or No Deal? 160

71 Bruno's Catch 162

72 Young Bucks: Red Sox Rookies of the Year 164

73 Red Sox Nation Road Trips 166

74 Crazy Like a Foxx 168

75 Hope Springs Eternal 170

76 The Worst There Ever Was 172

77 The Old Baby Bull 173

78 The Blame Game 174

79 The Rifleman 176

80 Clemens Versus Cooney 177

81 Joe Cronin 180

82 Mo Vaughn 182

83 Drew It Up Perfectly 184

84 How Do You Spell Relief? 187

85 The Biggest Award for the Littlest Man 189

86 The Idiots 191

87 John Henry 193

88 He's No Knucklehead 195

89 Batting Champs 198

90 Dan Duquette 201

91 The Citgo Sign 202

92 Hey Lefty 204

93 Captain, My Captain 207

94 Hot Stove Dinner 209

95 The Red Sox Hall of Fame 211

96 Ted's Memories Frozen in Time 213

97 The Meltdown 215

98 The Strangest Thing I Ever Saw 217

99 A Comeback Worth Remembering 219

100 Wally the Green Monster 220

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    First Rate Christmas Gift

    This was a gift for our adult son, who had it on his Christmas wish list as a die hard Red Sox fan - Ordered 12/16 and arrived in time for Christmas.

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