Red Sox Legends is designed with the fan in mind, giving them an inside look into their favorite sports team franchise. The book focuses on the team and history, breaking down the barrier between the field and the stands to let fans in on the moments, players, and personalities that make up the team mythology, for better or worse.
Some of the story themes include key player profiles and memorable moments; curses, folklore, and superstitions; stadiums, scandals, and politics; fan stories; oddities; play-off and World Series appearances; major trades; influential draft day picks; management milestones; and many more!
Red Sox Legends tells the tale of David Ortiz’s 500th homerun, the history of Fenway Park, origin of the Yankee rivalry, and much more. Think you know everything there is to know about the Boston Red Sox? Think again! With 256 pages packed with Red Sox stories, facts, and trivia, there’s bound to be something to surprise even the most dedicated Red Sox fan. Lew Freedman, award-winning sports writer, has compiled together all of the most pivotal and influential moments, players, and personalities to hit Boston and placed them in this indispensable book. Nobody can claim to be a Red Sox fan without having first read Red Sox Legends!
About the Author
Lew Freedman is the author of more than ninety books including dozens of biographies for adult and school-aged readers. He also enjoyed a long career as a journalist and newspaper editor for the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Anchorage Daily News.