Amazing Tales from the Boston Red Sox Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Red Sox Stories Ever Told

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Founded in 1901, the Boston Red Sox have been making history for over a century. The passion of the players, the tragedy and triumph of the “Bambino’s Curse”—the Boston spirit comes alive in this collection of stories and anecdotes from Fenway Park. Any baseball fan will find this book irresistible.

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Overview

Founded in 1901, the Boston Red Sox have been making history for over a century. The passion of the players, the tragedy and triumph of the “Bambino’s Curse”—the Boston spirit comes alive in this collection of stories and anecdotes from Fenway Park. Any baseball fan will find this book irresistible.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613210239
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Tales from the Team Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 636,986
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Nowlin was born in Boston. He is the author of seventeen Red Sox-related books. In 2004, Nowlin was elected vice president of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). He lives in Burlington, Massachusetts

Jim Prime has authored or coauthored more than a dozen books on baseball including Ted Williams Hit List (with Ted Williams)
and The Little Red (Sox) Book with Bill “Spaceman” Lee. He lives in New Minas, Nova Scotia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xiii

Harry Agganis 1

Dale Alexander 1

Larry Andersen 3

Luis Aparicio 3

Elden Auker 4

Jim Bagby 5

Jack Baker 5

Mart Batts 5

Don Baylor 6

Rod Beck 7

Mark Bellhorn 9

Dennis "The Menace" Bennett 9

Moe Berg 11

Clarence "Climax" Blethen 13

Wade Boggs 15

Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd 17

Darren Bragg 19

Bill Buckner 19

Don Buddin 22

Rick Burleson 23

Jose Canseco 23

Bernie Carbo 23

Bill Carrigan/Joe Kerrigan 25

Roger Clemens 27

Reggie Cleveland 32

Eddie Collins 33

Tony Conigliaro 33

Gene Conley 37

Marty Cordova 39

Joe Cronin 39

Bill Crowley 42

Ray Culp 43

Tom Daly 43

Brian Daubach 43

Dom DiMaggio 45

Bill Dinneen 47

Bobby Doerr 47

Patsy Donovan 48

Lib Dooley 48

Patsy Dougherty 51

Walt Dropo 51

Dennis Eckersley 53

Howard Ehmke 57

Dwight Evans 57

Carl Everett 59

Sherm Feller 61

The Ferrell Brothers-Wes and Rick 62

Rick Ferrell 62

Wes Ferrell 65

Dave "Boo" Ferriss 65

Carlton Fisk 67

Fats Fothergill 69

Jimmie Foxx 70

Rich Garces 73

Nomar Garciaparra 74

Rich Gedman 79

Gary Geiger 80

Dick Gernert 80

Don Gile 81

Billy Goodman 81

Milke Greenwell 82

Lefty Grove 83

Creighton Gubanich 85

Devern Hansack 85

Carroll Hardy 85

Tommy Harper 87

Ken Harrelson 87

Bucky Harris 87

Scott Hatteberg 88

Dave (Hendu) Henderson: From Goat to Gloat 88

Jim Henry 89

John Henry 89

Mike Herrera 90

Butch Hobson 91

Harry Hooper 91

Ralph Houk 94

Tex Hughson 94

Bruce Hurst 95

Pete Jablonowski 95

Jackie Jensen 96

Smead Jolley 98

John Kennedy 99

Kevin Kennedy 100

Marty Keough 100

Henry Killilea 101

Wendell Kim 101

Ellis Kinder 101

Jack Kramer 103

Roger LaFrancois 104

Bill Lee 105

The World According to Chairman Lee 114

Sand-Hoon Lee 115

Dutch Leonard 116

Ted Lewis 117

Grady Little 117

Dick Littlefield 117

Jim Lonborg 118

Derek Lowe 119

Larry Lucchino 119

Sparky Lyle 121

Fred Lynn 121

Steve Lyons 122

Sam Malone 124

Frank Malzone 126

Pedro Martinez 127

Carl Mays 133

Mickey McDermott 133

Sam Mele 141

Oscar Melillo 141

Lou Merloni 142

Doug Mirabelli 143

Dave Morehead 144

Ed Morris 145

Daniel Nava 145

Bobo Newsom 146

Trot Nixon 146

Russ Nixon 148

Hideo Nomo 149

Buck O'Brien 149

Troy O'Leary 150

Gene Oliver 150

Johnny Orlando 150

David Ortiz 151

Mel Parnell 151

Dustin Pedroia 153

Eddie Pellagrini 154

Johnny Pesky 154

Rico Petrocelli 158

Jimmy Piersall 160

Eddie Popowski 165

Dick Radatz 166

Manny Ramirez 167

Jim Rice 169

Dave Roberts 172

Si Rosenthal 173

Red Ruffing 173

Pete Runnels 174

Babe Ruth 175

Gene "Half-Pint" Rye 179

Ray Scarborough 179

Curt Schilling 180

George Scott 180

Eddie Shore 185

Reggie Smith 185

Tris Speaker 185

Tracy Stallard 187

Bob Stanley 187

Dave Stapleton 188

Vern Stephens 189

Jerry Stephenson 191

Dick Stuart 191

Jim Tabor 195

Birdie Tebbetts 195

George Thomas 199

Luis Tiant 199

Bob Tillman 206

John Valentin 206

Jason Varitek 211

Mo Vaughn 212

Mickey Vernon 213

"Broadway" Charlie Wagner 214

Murray Wall 215

Wally "The Green Monster" 216

John Wasdin 220

Earl Webb 220

Billy Werber 220

Tom Werner 223

Sammy White 223

Del Wilber 224

Dick Williams 224

Ted Williams 225

Ted's Philadelphia Story 252

Jimmy Williams 254

Jim Willioughby 256

Rick Wise 257

Smoky Joe Wood 257

Tris and Smoky 260

John Wyatt 260

Carl Yastrzemski 260

Tom Yawkey 273

Bill Lee on Tom Yawkey: 276

Rudy York 276

Cy Young 279

Matt Young 281

Norm Zauchin 282

Don Zimmer 282

Bill Zuber/Bob Zupcic 285

Sox Populi 285

Popeye's Chicken 287

Just the Facts 288

Jokes 289

Stealing Home 293

Epilogue 294

Bibliography 301

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