Red Sox by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Boston Red Sox by Uniform Number

Red Sox by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Boston Red Sox by Uniform Number

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ISBN-13: 9781613218815
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 06/28/2016
Pages: 376
Sales rank: 826,921
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Bill Nowlin was born and raised in Boston. He is the author of over twenty-five Red Sox–related books, including Red Sox by the Numbers and Fenway Park at 100. In 2004, Nowlin was elected vice president of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). He lives in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Foreword Joe Castiglione, WEEI Radio xi

Introduction 1

An Interview with Joe Cochran: Sox Number Man 3

#1 The Silent Captain 9

#2 Rem Dawg 15

#3 The Beast 21

#4 Cronin 27

#5 Nomah 31

#6 The Pesky Pole 37

#7 Reggie, Rooster, Trot, Dom, and Dr. Strangeglove 43

#8 YAZ 49

#9 "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived" 53

#10 Crisp Hawk Grove 57

#11 Fate Both Good and Bad 63

#12 Cheaper by the Dozen 69

#13 Just Plain Unlucky 75

#14 At Last 83

#15 Dustin and the Cowboy 87

#16 Gentleman Jim Lonborg 93

#17 Monster, Marty, and Marvelous Mel 97

#18 Dice-K and Johnny Idiot 103

#19 Hey Nineteen 111

#20 YOOOOOUUUK! 117

#21 Love 'em or Leave 'em 123

#22 Sammy, Doc, Moose, Soup, and the Spy 129

#23 El Tiante 137

#24 Dew the Man 143

#25 Tony C. 149

#26 Chicken and Doughnuts 155

#27 Pudge 161

#28 Watch Your Back … Or What's On It 167

#29 Foulke Hero 173

#30 From Awfulman to Sigh Young 185

#31 The Steal of the Century 191

#32 Lowe Budget 197

#33 Boo-Tek 203

#34 Popeye, Papai, and Big Papi 209

#35 Major Magic 215

#36 Flowers, Flash, Penny, Cash 221

#37 Not All There 227

#38 The Bloody Sock 233

#39 Greenie 239

#40 Belonging Nowhere 245

#41 Of Dragons and Pens 251

#42 Mo Money 257

#43 What The Eck? 263

#44 Big Deal 269

#45 Pedro 275

#46 Full Steam Ahead 281

#47 Tito 287

#48 The Lower Forty-Eight 293

#49 Wake 297

#50-59 Looking Cool in the Fifties 301

#60-88 Another Stratosphere 315

The Unresolved 323

Red Sox Alphabetical Roster (1931-2015) 329

Acknowledgments 361

About the Authors 363

Photo Credits 364

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