The Little Red (Sox) Book: A Revisionist Red Sox History

Overview

Inspired by Chairman Mao's infamous Little Red Book, “Spaceman” Bill Lee offers an off-the-wall revisionist history of baseball's most colorful franchise, the Boston Red Sox. In addition to rewriting Red Sox history, Lee offers up his unique views on today's and yesteryear's game. With this hilarious take on Red Sox history, the Spaceman proves he's the true MVP in helping the Red Sox win the 2004 World Series and lift the Curse of the Bambino.
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Overview

Inspired by Chairman Mao's infamous Little Red Book, “Spaceman” Bill Lee offers an off-the-wall revisionist history of baseball's most colorful franchise, the Boston Red Sox. In addition to rewriting Red Sox history, Lee offers up his unique views on today's and yesteryear's game. With this hilarious take on Red Sox history, the Spaceman proves he's the true MVP in helping the Red Sox win the 2004 World Series and lift the Curse of the Bambino.
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Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
You don't have to love the Red Sox to enjoy this book, but it helps if you hate the Yankees. — David Kelly
Library Journal
A Revisionist Red Sox History, which considers such parallel universe outcomes as bootlegger Joe Kennedy's buying the team and befriending Babe Ruth or Adolf Hitler's inventing the Wave while visiting Fenway Park.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572437319
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 4.87 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill "Spaceman" Lee pitched in the Major Leagues for 14 years, 10 of which were with the Boston Red Sox. The California native amassed a career record of 119–90 including three consecutive 17-win seasons with the Red Sox. He earned the nickname “Spaceman” for his nonconformist attitudes, his outrageous comments, and for his enjoyment of recreational drugs. He lives in Craftsbury, Vermont. Jim Prime is the coauthor of several previous books on the Boston Red Sox, including Fenway Saved; Tales from the Red Sox Dugout; More Tales from the Red Sox Dugout; Ted Williams: A Tribute; Ted Williams' Hit List; and Ted Williams: The Pursuit of Perfection. He lives in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia.

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