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1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field

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The 1967 Red Sox team shocked the world by winning the pennant and taking the World Series to a seventh and final game. Carl Yastrzemski, Tony Conigliaro, Jim Lonborg, and more — they're all here, presented in original biographies by more than 20 authors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Also included are a number of thoughtful essays on the season, the team, the fans, and all that awakened as the season unfolded.

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Overview

The 1967 Red Sox team shocked the world by winning the pennant and taking the World Series to a seventh and final game. Carl Yastrzemski, Tony Conigliaro, Jim Lonborg, and more — they're all here, presented in original biographies by more than 20 authors from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Also included are a number of thoughtful essays on the season, the team, the fans, and all that awakened as the season unfolded.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579401412
  • Publisher: Rounder Books
  • Publication date: 10/25/2006
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.51 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Jim Lonborg     9
Foreword   Tom Werner     13
Introduction
"Saviors"   Richard A. Johnson     15
"'67-When the Dream Began"   Peter Gammons     17
Position Players
Jerry Adair   Royse Parr     25
Mike Andrews   Saul Wisnia     30
Tony Conigliaro   Bill Nowlin     37
Don Demeter   Jonathan Arnold     43
Joe Foy   Ray Birch     48
Russ Gibson   Tom Harkins     52
Ken Harrelson   Alex Edelman     57
Tony Horton   Mark Kanter   Mark Armour     63
Elston Howard   Cecilia Tan     68
Dalton Jones   Maurice Bouchard     74
Jim Landis   Mike Richard     81
Rico Petrocelli   R. R. Marshall     84
Ken Poulsen   Charlie Bevis     90
Mike Ryan   Dave Williams     95
George Scott   Ron Anderson     100
Norm Siebern   Doug Skipper     108
Reggie Smith   Jeff Angus     112
JoseTartabull   Joanne Hulbert     119
George Thomas   Ray Birch     124
Bob Tillman   Barb Mantegani     129
Carl Yastrzemski   Herb Crehan   Bill Nowlin     132
"Yaz and the Triple Crown"   Bill Nowlin     139
"Stephen Jay Gould Helps Explain Why There Hasn't Been a Triple Crown Since 1967"   Andy Andres     141
Pitchers
Gary Bell   Cecilia Tan     144
Dennis Bennett   Mark Armour     148
Darrell "Bucky" Brandon   David Laurila     154
Ken Brett   Jonathan Arnold     159
Galen Cisco   Les Masterson     165
Hank Fischer   Mike Richard     170
Bill Landis   Bill Nowlin     172
Jim Lonborg   Saul Wisnia     177
"In MLBPAs infancy, Lonborg was in there pitching"   Saul Wisnia     186
Sparky Lyle   Diane MacLennan     187
Don McMahon   John Vorperian     192
Dave Morehead   Andrew Blume     197
Dan Osinski   Ron Anderson     202
Billy Rohr   Alex Edelman      207
Jose Santiago   Edwin Fernandez Cruz   Bill Nowlin     212
Lee Stange   Les Masterson     219
Jerry Stephenson   Bill Nowlin     224
Gary Waslewski   John Cizik     230
John Wyatt   Andrew Blume     237
Manager & Coaches
Dick Williams   Eric Aron     243
Bobby Doerr   Bill Nowlin     252
Al Lakeman   Bob Brady     257
Sal Maglie   Judith Testa     261
Eddie Popowski   Wayne McElreavy     266
"With A Little Help from the Coaches"   Ken Coleman   Dan Valenti     272
"Frank Malzone on Scouting the Opposition"   Bill Nowlin     273
Front Office
Dick O'Connell   Kerry Keene     275
The Impossible Dream
"My Way"   Dick Williams     280
"Spring Training 1967"   Bill Nowlin     281
"The 1967 Broadcast Team, Remembered"   Joe Castiglione     290
"Partners"   Ken Coleman     293
"Was It Really Impossible?"   Mark Armour     294
"The Cardiac Kids"   Harvey Soolman      300
"Bookies Blanch! Bosox 100-1 at Season's Start"     310
"The Great Race"   Andy Andres     311
"Providence"   Gerry Beirne     313
"Front Page News Coverage of the Red Sox 1966/1967"   Bill Nowlin     315
"The BoSox Club"   Bill Nowlin     320
Jimmy Fund "In '67, Red Sox honored another dreamer: Jimmy"   Saul Wisnia     322
Afterwords
"When Defeat is Not a Loss"   Glenn Stout     323
"The Kind We Call Immortal"   Gordon Edes     326
"The Birth of Red Sox Nation"   Bill Nowlin     329
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