The Boston Globe Story of the Red Sox: More Than a Century of Championships, Challenges, and Characters (Hardcover)
Experience the illustrious and passionate history of the Boston Red Sox, one of the most storied franchises in baseball, as it happened through the articles, features, and lens of their hometown and national news outlet, The Boston Globe.
The Boston Red Sox are the most winning baseball team in the 21st century with four World Series titles, and they're not slowing down any time soon. Two of the most prominent organizations in Boston, The Boston Globe and the Boston Red Sox, combine to share a tour de force history of the heralded baseball franchise from the very beginning in 1901, when they were known as the Boston Americans.
The Boston Globe Story of the Red Sox includes more than 300 articles chronicling the team's rich history as told through the best sports writing and coverage from the beloved Globe reporters, led by veteran sports columnist and an EPPY Award finalist Chad Finn. Relive some of the biggest moments in franchise history, such as their first baseball title ever in 1901, Carlton Fisk's wave home run in 1975, David Ortiz's postseason heroics, and the most dominant Red Sox team ever in 2018.
With a foreword from beloved former Sox pitcher and broadcaster, Dennis Eckersley, and Illustrated throughout with hundreds of photographs through every era, and updated through 2022, this beautiful archive celebrates two beloved organizations, and shares the hometown story of one of the world's most popular baseball teams.
About the Author
The Boston Globe, a 27-time Pulitzer Prize winner for outstanding national and local journalism, is a leading daily metro newspaper and has served Greater Boston and New England for 150 years. With the largest newsroom in the region, the Globe produces award-winning news, analysis, and entertainment and hosts community events that connect millions of readers to stories and ideas of critical importance to their communities.
Chad Finn is a sports and media columnist at The Boston Globe, where he has worked since 2003. He has won multiple Associated Press Sports Editors national awards. In 2020 and '21, he was voted Favorite Sportswriter in Boston in the Channel Media Market Survey.