The Red Sox have been blessed with many legends and great plays. Ted Williams, Cy Young and Babe Ruth are considered some of the best players among fans. Players such as Carl Yastrzemski, Jimmie Foxx, Carlton Fisk and Roger Clemens also created many fond memories in Red Sox history with their pitches and hits, their historic home runs and bring-the-heat strikeouts.
The 50 Greatest Players in Boston Red Sox History features brief biographies of Red Sox players and their most significant contributions to the club since its founding in 1901. The Red Sox have represented the American League in the World Series 11 times. They are now one of the iconic franchises of the major leagues and a permanent fixture in Boston s history, culture and traditions.
In this landmark collection, the author selects and rates this group based on the overall accomplishments of Red Sox players considered the best. He also weighs the achievements of those players during their time with the club.
While this book will surely provoke discussion among Red Sox fans, a new generation of fans will get an inside look at the careers and statistics of players from various eras. Pick up this book to read stories of some of the most beloved players, including Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, Jimmy Collins and Smokey Joe Wood.