T I read while. Ft field Many just tore out handfuls of grass and stuffed their pockets It truly was in the words of Red Sox radio announcer Ned Martin pandemonium on the field As Peter Gammons once wrote on this great season The Red Sox were always New England's team yes but it took the Impossible Dream of 1967 to turn it into a romanticized mystiue and keep the legion of fans coming by the millions It wasn't always the way "it is now and might never have been but for '67 This book is a tribute to the men of the " is now and might never have been but for '67 This book is a tribute to the men of the dream team comprised of individual original biographies Dream team Comprised Of Individual Original Biographies of individual original biographies on fresh interviews of all 39. Good book tha. When Jim
LONBORG INDUCED MINNESOTA'S RICH ROLLINS TO induced Minnesota's Rich Rollins to up and shortstop Rico Petrocelli stepped back and cradled the softly looped fly ball the '67 Sox had done the impossible they had overcome 100 to 1 odds climbing out of ninth place the year before to capture the American League pennant Dozens then hundreds then thousands of fans streamed out onto the Fenway infield mobbing Lonborg thousands of fans streamed out onto the Fenway infield mobbing Lonborg lost a shirt and his shoelaces as he struggled through the delirious crowd to get to the clubhouse Two or three dozen fans climbed the backstop screen toward the broadcast booth Others dismantled the scoreboard in le.
characters The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox Pandemonium on the FieldOn a vacation. Players that year plus ach of the four coaches manager Dick Williams and GM Dick O'Connell The bios are supplemented with new appreciations of "this remarkable season by Dr Andy Andres Fr Gerry Beirne Joe Castiglione Peter Gammons Dick Johnson Jim Lonborg " remarkable season by Dr Andy Andres Fr Gerry Beirne Joe Castiglione Peter Gammons Dick Johnson Jim Lonborg Nowlin Harvey Soolman Glenn Stout Tom Werner and Saul Wisnia Contains a selection of over 100 rare photographs and memorabilia from this special Red Sox
Season A Project OfA project of Bostonchapter of the Society for American Baseball Research this volume gathers the collective fforts of than 60 SABR members and friends of the non profit research societ.