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The Society for American Baseball Research (aka SABR) are happy to announce the release of our book “Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s” in ebook and paperback!
The Red Sox of the 1950s did not win many games, yet they won over the hearts of many New England residents, making them lifelong fans. RED SOX BASEBALL IN THE DAYS OF IKE AND ELVIS looks back at the decade and collects the biographies of 46 men who made the team what it was, including owner Tom Yawkey, manager Lou Boudreau, and players like Ted Williams and Pumpie Green.
Edited by Mark Armour (the founder of SABR’s Biography Project) and Bill Nowlin (author of numerous books on the Red Sox and Ted Williams), written and researched by a diverse team of SABR members, RED SOX BASEBALL IN THE DAYS OF IKE AND ELVIS is a must-have for any fan of the Sox franchise. Illustrated with nearly 100 photos from the
Red Sox team archive, the big, beautiful book runs almost 400 pages. In its ebook...
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BOSTON –– The Red Sox have missed three consecutive postseasons. One of the squandered opportunities came during John Farrell's tenure as Boston's pitching coach in 2010. But Farrell watched the Red Sox organization's last two trying seasons from afar with the Blue Jays. He can sympathize, considering injuries decimated Toronto's starting rotation...
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Having dropped far out of contention last month, the Red Sox gave
Iglesias 15 starts over the season’s final 18 games, an audition
designed to gauge his readiness to be an everyday shortstop. And
Editor's note: Didier Morais will review each position for the Red Sox for the 2013 season.
Contract negotiations are ongoing to bring David Ortiz back to Boston.
After playing on one-year deals for two consecutive seasons, the designated hitter is seeking a two-year contract with the Red Sox this offseason with the intent of finishing his career in Boston.
Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has not been shy about criticizing his former players and coaches in the aftermath of his firing. On Wednesday, one of his targets fired back.
Red Sox bench coach Tim Bogar spoke to ESPN.com about Valentine's insinuation that his coaches were not loyal to him, and he also placed the blame on the manager's shoulders for the perceived...
note: Didier Morais will review each position for the Red Sox for the 2013
A new era is upon the Red Sox at third base.
Midway through the 2012 season –– when
Boston shipped out Kevin Youkilis to the White Sox after nine seasons –– Will
Middlebrooks officially took the reigns as the franchise's third baseman of the
The Boston Red Sox have named Torey Lovullo as bench coach under new manager John Farrell.
The team made the announcement on Friday, six days after Farrell was named manager after the Red Sox went 69-93 in their only season under Bobby Valentine, who was fired the day after it ended.
Lovullo, 47 was Toronto's first base coach the past two seasons when Farrell managed the Blue...
Alfredo Aceves' 2012 season began and ended miserably. With some controversial moments thrown in the middle, it's fair to wonder what his future holds.
It'd be easy to say the Red Sox should part ways with Aceves before taking the field in 2013, but the righty has at times proven he has good stuff. Red Sox manager John Farrell said during an interview...
While it's not exactly earth-shattering news, Andrew Bailey will likely be the Red Sox' closer in 2013.
John Farrell revealed such during a WEEI interview on Thursday. Bailey, of course, was expected to be Boston's closer after coming over from Oakland, but injuries sidelined him for a good portion of the 2012 season. The 28-year-old was then eased back...
New Red Sox skipper John Farrell will be bringing in one of his own to be Boston's bench coach next season.
According to ESPN.com, Tim Bogar said that he has been informed by the club that his services will not be retained in 2013.
The widespread belief is that Torey Lovullo, who spent two seasons as Farrell's first base coach in Toronto and managed Triple...
The Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals for the first two games of the 2004 World Series, because the American League team had won the All-Star Game in July. The Sox had come back from Yankee Stadium, giddy over winning four games in a row over New York to take the A. L. pennant. They had momentum on their side. But the Cardinals weren’t going to be any pushover. They’d had...
Former Red Sox outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin was claimed off waivers by the Houston Astros on Friday, less than ten days after being designated for assignment by the Red Sox in a move to clear a 40-man roster spot for newly claimed pitcher Sandy Rosario. Lin, 24, was once regarded as a top Red Sox outfield [...]
While Bobby Valentine received criticism throughout the season, it was David Ortiz who was always front and center when it came time to defend his manager. Ortiz constantly emphasized that Valentine wasn't to blame for the Red Sox' struggles, which even went against the philosophy of some fans. Apparently, Ortiz's consistent support wasn't enough, though, as Valentine...
Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and new skipper John Farrell have completed their first act together in compiling a field staff for Farrell.
Today, they named Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Torey Lovullo as Farrell's bench coach. Luvullo was the manager for the Pawtucket Red Sox in 2010.
I had told Steve when Farrell was hired that I thought Lovullo...
A.B. When the Boston Red Sox hired John Farrell to be their 46th manager in the history of the franchise this week, I wasn’t thrilled. After all, it wasn’t going to take too much managerial talent to replace Bobby V. And while Farrell may be the safe choice to man the dugout, I’m sure there are still a lot of Sox fans out there who aren’t overly excited. If the Fenway...
The Red Sox have begun to look for a new pitching coach and are starting the interview process with Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson. In the past Peterson was the pitching coach for the Mets, A's and Brewers.