Thousands of delirious fans streamed onto the field at Fenway Park mobbing the team, dismantling the scoreboard, climbing the screen behind home plate. Det, mark armourowner tom yawkey by mark ArmourGM Dick O’Connell by Kerry KeeneBroadcasters. Tandennis bennett by mark armourdarrell brandon by david laurilaken brett by jon dalygalen cisco by les mastersonhank fischer by mike richardbill landis by bill nowlinjim lonborg by saul wisniasparky lyle by diane wells-maclennandon mcmahon by john vorperiandave morehead by andrew blumedan osinski by ron AndersonBilly Rohr by Alex EdelmanJosé Santiago by Edwin Fernandez Cruz and Bill NowlinLee Stange by Les MastersonJerry Stephenson by Bill NowlinGary Waslewski by John CizikJohn Wyatt by Andrew BlumeManager/Coaches:With A Little Help from the Coaches by Ken Coleman and Dan ValentiDick Williams by Eric AronBobby Doerr by Bill NowlinAl Lakeman by Bob BradySal Maglie by Judith TestaEddie Popowski by Wayne McElreavyFrank Malzone by Bill NowlinGames:April 12, Bob LeMoineApril 14, Mark SternmanAugust 18, Alan CohenAugust 27, Mike RichardSeptember 30, Gregory WolfJuly 23, Rick BushOctober 1 MIN v.
The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field The SABR Digital Library Volume 47 #ad - The ‘67 red sox fulfilled a seemingly impossible Dream, overcoming 100-to-1 odds by climbing out of ninth place to capture the pennant for the first time in 21 years. The book also presents over 300 rare photographs and memorabilia from this special Red Sox season. It truly was, in the words of Sox radio announcer Ned Martin, “pandemonium on the field.
As peter gammons once wrote of this great season, “It wasn't always the way it is now, and might never have been but for ’67.
The 1967 American League Pennant Race: Four Teams, Six Weeks, One WinnerMcFarland #ad - Never before or since have four teams tied for the lead in baseball's final month. In 1967, the red sox, tigers, in the midst of a nail-biting six-week pennant race, Twins and White Sox stood deadlocked atop the American League. The standings were volatile and so were emotions. The stakes were high--there were no playoffs, the pennant winner went directly to the World Series.
The 1967 American League Pennant Race: Four Teams, Six Weeks, One Winner #ad - The players and managers varied: some wilted or broke, others responded heroically. Here, for the first time, all four teams are treated as equals. The author describes their contrasting skill sets, leadership and temperament. The stress of such stiff and sustained competition was constant, and there were overt psychological and physical intimidations playing a major role throughout the season.
The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game Six SABR Digital Library Volume 36Society for American Baseball Research #ad - This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series. The book includes biographies of every player on the 1986 roster, announcers, manager, all the coaches, and write-ups of several key games from the season as well as the World Series. Then the red sox won game five at Fenway, and were one game away from winning their first World Championship in 86 years.
It took us two books to tell the story as well as we wanted. It came to the point they were one pitch away from baseball Nirvana. And then. Just about everyone knows what happened, but there are takes on it here you might not have read elsewhere. One of a two-book set featuring the two teams that went head to head in the 1986 World Series, one book on the Mets, and one on the Red Sox.
The 1986 Boston Red Sox: There Was More Than Game Six SABR Digital Library Volume 36 #ad - After four games, each team had won two away games and neither had won at home. Roger clemens was young, so was Calvin Schiraldi. Be sure to pick up the companion 1986 new york mets book for the rest of the story!table of contents: tony armas by augusto cárdenas marty barrett by mark kanterdon baylor by malcolm allen & alfonso l tusa cwade boggs by steve westoil can boyd by bill nowlin mike brown by nick waddellbill buckner by jeff englishroger clemens by rick bushsteve crawford by john difonzopat dodson by bob lemoinedwight evans by bill nowlin wes gardner by joanne hulbertrich gedman by tyler ashmike greenwell by joe wancho dave henderson by paul henslerglenn hoffman by clayton trutorbruce hurst by gregory h wolf tim lollar by gregory h wolf steve lyons by donna l halper al nipper by gregory h wolfspike owen by norm kingrey quinones by John Gregory Jim Rice by Alex EdelmanEd Romero by Bill NowlinKevin Romine by Thomas Ayers Joe Sambito by Gene GumbsDave Sax by Rich Bogovich Calvin Schiraldi by David Forrester Tom Seaver by Maxwell KatesJeff Sellers by Niall AdlerBob Stanley by Will AndersonDave Stapleton by Tyler Ash Mike Stenhouse by Mark SternmanSammy Stewart by Bill NowlinMarc Sullivan by Armand Peterson LaSchelle Tarver by Mike RichardMike Trujillo by Mike Richard Rob Woodward by Bob LeMoine Owner, 1986 by Michael HuberMay 20, 1986 by Cecilia Tan and Bill NowlinMay 19, Jean Yawkey by Joan M ThomasGeneral Manager, 1986 by Bill NowlinSeptember 4, Lou Gorman by Daniel R LevittManager, John McNamara by Mark ArmourCoaches Bill Fischer by Bob LeMoineWalt Hriniak by David E Skelton Rene Lachemann by Norm King Joe Morgan by Rory Costello Broadcasters Joe Castiglione by Curt SmithKen Coleman by Curt SmithNed Martin by Bob LeMoineBob Montgomery by Bill Nowlin Six 1986 Red Sox Games April 29, 1986 by Doug SkipperAugust 21, 1986 — Mets/Red Sox exhibition game by Saul Wisnia September 28, 1986 by Tom FlynnThe 1986 American League Championship Series by Allan Wood Why was Bill Buckner still on the field at the end of Game Six? by Bill Nowlin The Revenge of 1912 by David KaiserA Parade for the Fallen by Bob BradyThe 1986 World Series by Matthew SilvermanMike Sergio by Bill NowlinBy The Numbers by Dan Fields .
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950sSociety for American Baseball Research #ad - All of these men made it the major leagues and played well enough to stick around for at least a few years. But there can be little doubt that the club was filled with absorbing and fascinating people, and stories that still resonate in New England and beyond. We think all of them are worth learning about, and hope you enjoy doing so.
Pitchers frank baumann by paul geislertom brewer by tom larwinjerry casale by tom larwinike delock by ray birchmike fornieles by thomas ayerstom hurd by jim elfersruss kemmerer by john greenleo kiely by greg erionellis kinder by mark armourmickey mcdermott by john vorperianwillard nixon by wynn montgomerymel parnell by bill nowlindave sisler by rick huhnfrank sullivan by herb crehancatchers pete daley by john greenhaywood sullivan by Mathew SissonSammy White by Herb CrehanFIRST BASEMEN Harry Agganis by Mark BrownWalt Dropo by Bill NowlinDick Gernert by Don HyslopMickey Vernon by Rich WestcottNorm Zauchin by Bill NowlinSECOND BASEMEN Billy Goodman by Ron AndersonPumpsie Green by Bill NowlinPete Runnels by Hugh PolandTHIRD BASEMEN Ted Lepcio by Tom HarkinsFrank Malzone by Bill NowlinSHORTSTOPS Milt Bolling by Jeremiah WoolseyDon Buddin by Bill NowlinBilly Consolo by Joanne HulbertBilly Klaus by Charlie BevisLEFT FIELDERS Gene Stephens by Todd NewvilleTed Williams by Bill NowlinCENTER FIELDERS Marty Keough by Bill NowlinJimmy Piersall by Mark ArmourRIGHT FIELDERS Jackie Jensen by Mark ArmourFaye Throneberry by Russell WolinskyClyde Vollmer by Chip GreeneAl Zarilla by Maurice Bouchard.
Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s #ad - Despite having the city to themselves, the Red Sox steadily lost attendance throughout the decade, due mainly to a series of teams that failed to contend. The red sox spent most of the 1950s far out of pennant contention, winning just enough games to keep their fans’ hopes up for the next season. You might know about ted williams, a legendary local athlete whose tragic death is remembered by millions in the region; or Jimmy Piersall, of course, whose illness and breakdown led to a book and two movies; or Jackie Jensen, but consider his teammates: Harry Agganis, a famous collegiate football star who forged a great career with the Red Sox.
But along with many of the people you might remember, there are still plenty of lesser-known players that you can discover for the first time.
The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six SABR Digital Library Volume 35Society for American Baseball Research #ad - Mostly, coaches, managers, and broadcasters, this is the story of each of the players, their lives in baseball and the way the 1986 season fit into their lives. As with many of the books published by the Society of American Baseball Research, this was a true collaborative effort. Then the red sox won game five at Fenway, and were one game away from winning their first World Championship in 86 years.
It took us two books to tell the story as well as we wanted. It came to the point they were one pitch away from baseball Nirvana. And then. Just about everyone knows what happened, but there are takes on it here you might not have read elsewhere. One of two companion volumes of biographies of the players, one on each team, and others involved with the 1986 World Series, coaches, announcers, the Mets and the Red Sox.
The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six SABR Digital Library Volume 35 #ad - There are 74 different sabr members who contributed to making these two books on the Mets and Red Sox a reality. After four games, each team had won two away games and neither had won at home. One of the most dramatic world series in baseball history, the 1986 series featured many more twists and turns than just "the Buckner gaffe.
The mets were a colorful group of characters including Keith Hernandez, and Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, and we examine each one.
Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves The SABR Digital Library Volume 19Society for American Baseball Research #ad - Led by the bats of national league most valuable player henry aaron and slugging third baseman Eddie Mathews and the "Big Three" pitching trio Cy Young Award winner Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, and Bob Buhl the Braves won 95 games. During the braves' 13-year tenure in milwaukee 1953-1965, won two consecutive nl pennants 1957 and 1958, lost two more in the final week of the season 1956 and 1959, they had a winning record every season, and set big-league attendance records along the way.
This book celebrates the Milwaukee Braves' historic 1957 World Series championship season. You talk about destiny, well, you can't rule that out. Summaries of the regular season and World Series re-create the magic of that unforgettable season. Table of contents:introduction:the milwaukee braves make history by gregory h wolf from yawkey to milwaukee: lou perini makes his move by saul wisnia the braves henry “hank” aaron by william johnsonjoe adcock by gregory h wolf bill bruton by john harry stahl bob buhl by gregory h wolf lew burdette by alex kupferdick cole by doug engleman gene conley by john r husmanwes covington by andy sturgilldel crandall by gregory h wolfray crone by gregory h wolf john demerit by steven schmitt harry hanebrink by andy sturgill bob hazle by nancy snell griffithjoey jay by joe wancho ernie johnson by Dana SpragueDave Jolly by Chip Greene Nippy Jones by Dan Fields Johnny Logan by Bob Buege Bobby Malkmus by Gregory H Wolf Felix Mantilla by Rick Schabowski Eddie Mathews by David Fleitz Don McMahon by John Vorperian Red Murff by Michael J Bielawa Danny O’Connell by Mel Marmer Andy Pafko by Dale Voiss Phil Paine by Chip Greene Taylor Phillips by Rick Schabowski Juan Pizarro by Rory Costello Del Rice by Norm King Mel Roach by David Fleitz Carl Sawatski by Gregory H Wolf Red Schoendienst by Kristen Lokemoen Ray Shearer by William Johnson Warren Spahn by Jim Kaplan Chuck Tanner by Dan Fields Hawk Taylor by Steven Schmitt Bobby Thomson by Jeff Findley Frank Torre by Norm King Bob Trowbridge by Nancy Snell Griffith THE MANAGERFred Haney by Jim Gordon THE COACHES Bob Keely by Gregory H Wolf Johnny Riddle by Nancy Snell Griffith Charlie Root by Gregory H Wolf Connie Ryan by John McMurray GENERAL MANAGERJohn Quinn by Rory Costello County Stadium by Gregg Hoffmann Jane Jarvis by Rory Costello THE SPORTSWRITERS Headlines and Deadlines: Wordsmiths of the Braves by Bob Buege.
Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves The SABR Digital Library Volume 19 #ad - In one of the greatest performances in the history of the fall classic, crafty Lew Burdette tossed his second consecutive shutout and third complete game to defeat the Bronx Bombers in Game Seven, in Yankee Stadium. The braves cemented their place in history by defeating the New York Yankees in the World Series.
Mustaches and Mayhem: Charlie O's Three-Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics: 1972-74 SABR Digital Library Volume 31Society for American Baseball Research #ad - Summaries of each spring training and World Series, too, will complete the tale of one of baseball’s most colorful and successful teams. Biographies included: charlie finley, manny trillo, paul lindblad, phil garner, ken holtzman, ray fosse, bert campaneris, bill posedel coach, bill mcnulty, jose morales, jay johnstone, gonzalo marques, ron clark, orlando cepeda, larry brown, mike hegan, jim roland, darold knowles, mike andrews, diego segui, gene tenace, sal bando, bob hofman, irv noren coach, billy conigliaro, reggie jackson, bill north, don mincher, horacio pina, ollie brown, adrian Garrett, Allan Lewis, Tim Hosley, Deron Johnson, Larry Haney, Dal Maxvill, Gaylen Pitts, Dave Duncan, Wes Stock coach, Jerry Adair coach, John Donaldson, Denny McLain, Dick Green, Blue Moon Odom, Joe Rudi, Champ Summers, Dave Hamilton, Matty Alou, Herb Washington, Mike Epstein, Alvin Dark, Bill Parsons, Bob Locker, Rob Gardner, Jim Holt, Catfish Hunter, Curt Blefary, Gary Waslewski, Dwain Anderson, Jesus Alou, Pat Bourque, Bob Winkles, Leon Hooten, Art Shamsky, Angel Mangual, Joe Horlen, Chuck Dobson, Glenn Abbott, Bob Brooks, Rollie Fingers, Mike Kilkenny, Tim Cullen, Vern Hoscheit coach, Vida Blue, Vic Davalillo, Rico Carty, Ted Kubiak, Charlie O the Mule, Don Shaw, George Hendrick, Rich McKinney, Marty Martinez, Bill Voss, Dick Williams, Claudell Washington, Brant Alyea, and Monte Moore broadcaster.
With contributions from sabr members alan cohen, charlie o’reilly, clayton trutor, greg Erion, Austin Gisriel, Francisco Rodriguez Lozano, Clifford Corn, Eric Aron, Dale Voiss, Curt Smith, Andy Sturgill, Geoffrey Dunn, Bill Nowlin, Chip Greene, Gregory H. Finley and how those players succeeded in spite of Finley’s larger-than-life persona and meddlesome ways.
Mustaches and Mayhem: Charlie O's Three-Time Champions: The Oakland Athletics: 1972-74 SABR Digital Library Volume 31 #ad - Preston, mike epstein, loretta donovan, jimmy keenan, john cizik, mark armour, joseph gerard, john henshell, Neal Poloncarz, Matthew Silverman, Leonte Landino, Matt Bohn, John Vorperian, Keith Scherer, Norm King, Marc Z Aaron, Maxwell Kates, Paul Hofmann, Joe Wancho, Joanne Hulbert, Jeff English, Richard J.
Indeed, before the yankees’ George Steinbrenner, there was Charles Oscar Finley, of the Athletics.
Dome Sweet Dome: History and Highlights from 35 Years of the Houston Astrodome The SABR Baseball Library Volume 45Society for American Baseball Research #ad - Stories feature hall of famers like ryan, and randy johnson, craig Biggio, Bagwell, and lesser remembered players, as well as stars from Larry Dierker and Mike Cuellar to José Cruz and Mike Scott, such as George Bjorkman. Wolf october 1, 1998: spiers’ walk-off single ties the nlds, matthew henshon june 13, paul geislermay 11, 1999: Setting Team-Record For Runs and Doubles, 1999 / .
Bush october 15, 1989: “the game that would never end” joe thompsonjune 8, rory costellojune 3, 1993: darryl kile tosses no-hitter, 1986: staving off scott, 1990: mike scott strikes Out 15, MICHAEL HUBER September 8, 1994: Bagwell Homers Twice in One Inning, CHIP GREENE June 24, FREDERICK C. Feature essays contextualize the stadium’s history, the astrodome as a home to non-baseball events, with pieces on the Astrodome’s engineering, and of course, movers and shakers in the stadium’s creation including Roy Hofheinz, George Kirksey, and Craig Cullinan, an in-depth historical review of the Astrodome itself.
Dome Sweet Dome: History and Highlights from 35 Years of the Houston Astrodome The SABR Baseball Library Volume 45 #ad - Bush july 13, alan cohen april 9, bill mccurdy july 15, greg erionapril 8, brent heutmaker september 25, 1984: dickie thon and the shadow of ray chapman, 1986: clemens returns to houston for all star game, 1986: eight straight strikeouts for jim deshaies, 1985: morganna smooches Ryan, Wins MVP, 1983: Bjorkman Knocks in Five in Cup of Coffee, 1984: Ashby’s Walk-Off Single Ends it in the 16th, 1986: Mike Scott No-Hits the Giants, NORM KING July 15, MICHAEL HUBER September 23, FREDERICK C.
Heralded as the “eighth wonder of the World” when it opened in 1965, the Astrodome was the world’s first domed stadium. Wolf june 24, 1978: walk-off homer preserves niekro’s extra-inning gem, 1979: ken forsch no-hitter, richard riisjuly 17, gordon gattie april 7, CHIP GREENEAugust 3, 1977: Watson Hits for Cycle; Cruz Walk-Off Double in 11th, 1979: J.
R. Flynn october 11, 1980: wild extra-inning playoff game, jim sweetman september 26, 1981: Ryan’s Fifth No-Hitter, FREDERICK C.
'75: The Red Sox Team That Saved Baseball The SABR Digital Library Volume 27Society for American Baseball Research #ad - This 2015 edition offers numerous items not contained in the original 2005 publication - full biographies of all of the coaches, the broadcast team, and owner Tom Yawkey - 10 new biographies. Some 48 authors, fact-checkers, editors, researchers, and baseball enthusiasts from the Society for American Baseball Research SABR have collaborated to present their work in the volume.
That makes a total of 19 new items - 10 bios, six game accounts, and three other items - in this edition. 75 remains a unique treasure for anyone who remembers Carlton Fisk waving his arms in the October night. Gordon, tom harkins, joanne hulbert, Len Levin, Seamus Kearney, Bob Hurte, Bob LeMoine, R. Contributors: ron anderson, herb crehan, jon daly, jonathan arnold, john cizik, maurice bouchard, James Forr, Eric Aron, Mark Armour, Greg Erion, Bob Brady, Andrew Blume, Alex Edelman, Ray Birch, John Contois, Dan Fields, Clem Comly, Bob Donaldson, Peter M.
'75: The Red Sox Team That Saved Baseball The SABR Digital Library Volume 27 #ad - 75 tells the life stories of the 37 players who made up the Red Sox roster, Fisk, from stars like Yaz, and El Tiante, to the mop-up men and bench-warmers who were along for the ride. Tan, john vorperian, nick Waddell, Dave Williams, Gregory H. Marshal, les masterson, bill nowlin, curt smith, max miller, matthew silverman, Doug Skipper, Carl Riechers, Tom Nahigian, Jim Prime, Chuck McGill, Mike Richard, Mark Pattison, Wayne McElreavy, David C.
R. Wolf. We have also added six game accounts linking to sabr's games project, as well as an essay on the ALCS, these are games written specifically for this book, an essay on the World Series, and a "By the Numbers" piece.
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish! The SABR BioProject Volume 4Society for American Baseball Research #ad - A team of more than 40 writers and editors compiled the biographies and supporting essays that make up the most comprehensive look at this remarkable team. Includes biographies of: glenn abbott * rod allen * doug bair * doug baker * juan berenguer * dave bergman * tom brookens * marty castillo * scott earl * darrell evans * barbaro garbey * kirk gibson * johnny grubb * willie hernandez * larry herndon * howard johnson * ruppert jones * rusty kuntz * mike laga * chet lemon * Aurelio Lopez * Dwight Lowry * Roger Mason * Sid Monge * Jack Morris * Randy O’Neal * Lance Parrish * Dan Petry * Dave Rozema * Bill Scherrer * Nelson Simmons * Alan Trammell * Lou Whitaker * Milt Wilcox * Carl Willis * Tom Monaghan * Bill Lajoie * Sparky Anderson * Gates Brown * Billy Consolo * Roger Craig * Alex Grammas * Dick Tracewski * Paul Carey * Bill Freehan * Ernie Harwell * Al Kaline * George Kell * Larry OstermanAnd articles and contributions from these SABR writers: Adam J.
Levine, Richard L. And detroit’s determination and tenacity resulted in a sweep of the Kansas City Royals in the AL playoffs and a five-game triumph over the San Diego Padres in the World Series. The tigers led wire-to-wire in 1984, becoming only the third team in the modern era of the majors to have done so.
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish! The SABR BioProject Volume 4 #ad - Shook, stew thornley, Richard Newhouse, Rick Vosik, Tracy J. R. Mallett, john milner, mike mcclary, jerry nechal, joanne hulbert, nick waddell, maxwell kates, paul Carey, Nick Edson, Paul Geisler, Larry Hilliard, Mike Lassman, Kent and Chuck Ailsworth, Malcolm Allen, John McMurray, Jeffrey Shand-Lubbers, Matt Bohn, Pat Kilroy, Peter M.
Fleitz, david macgregor, david laurila, don peterson, Gary Gillette, David Raglin, Doug Hill, Jason Lenard, Glen Vasey, Jeanne M.
Boston's First Nine: The 1871-75 Boston Red Stockings SABR Digital Library Volume 41Society for American Baseball Research #ad - Schafer by david nemecal Spalding by Bill McMahonCharlie Sweasy by Charles F. Manning by david NemecCal McVey by Charles F. Wolfmay 11, 1872 Gregory H. FaberJohn E. Faberjim o’rourke by William LambFraley W. They were “boston’s first nine” and 1871 through 1875, they won four consecutive pennants in the old National Association, considered by many to be baseball’s first major league.
There are fascinating stories of the men who played the game, the seasons, the games, where they took on some of the better cricket players of the British Isles, and beat them, the tours of Canada and even England and Ireland, too. Gouletjuly 29, 1872 Gregory H. Take some time and enjoy the work of 38 members of SABR the Society for American Baseball Research.
Boston's First Nine: The 1871-75 Boston Red Stockings SABR Digital Library Volume 41 #ad - Engelhardtsamuel jackson by Bill NowlinJumbo Latham by Scott FiesthumelAndy Leonard by Charles F. Take a trip back to those glorious days of yesteryear, and see if you don’t become captivated as we were in learning about stories of baseball and life from more than 140 years ago. The book includes recaps of each season, informative articles about the team and front office, 1871-75, and the following player biographies: THE PLAYERSBob Addy by Peter MorrisRoss Barnes by Gregory H.
Before the boston red sox and the Boston Braves, there were the Boston Red Stockings. These were different days. Sternmandavid birdsall by richard “Dixie” TourangeauFred Con by Mike RichardCharlie Gould by Charles F.