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Biographies of 37 players and 6 coaches
In 1975 the Red Sox played in the most-watched World Series in history, losing an epic seven-game battle with the Cincinnati Reds that captivated the nation's attention and revived baseball's lagging popularity.

But this is not a book about the 1975 Red Sox season. This is a book about the players and coaches on that team - every one of them. From the collection of 37 player biographies you will read how the members of the '75 Red Sox arrived by various routes to contribute to the team, put together one of the greatest seasons in Boston history, and then go their separate ways.

You will read about the stars, regulars, journeymen and "cup of coffee" players that carried the Red Sox to the pennant. From the two at-bats registered by Kim Andrew to the heroics of Yaz, the entire lives of these Boston heroes are detailed from childhood to their post playing days careers.

A total of 32 writers, researchers and baseball enthusiasts - most affiliated with the Boston chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) - joined forces to present these biographies, the product of many exclusive interviews with players and the archives of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This book contains many stories that have never been heard before and is enhanced with player photographs, stats and pictures of memorabilia from the glorious '75 season.

158 pages (paperback), Rounder Books (November 2005)

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Featured 1975 Players and Coaches
The Lineup
Rick Burleson
Cecil Cooper
Denny Doyle
Dwight Evans
Carlton Fisk
Doug Griffin
Fred Lynn
Rico Petrocelli
Jim Rice
Carl Yastrzemski

The Bench
Kim Andrew
Juan Beniquez
Tim Blackwell
Bernie Carbo
Tony Conigliaro
Steve Dillard
Bob Heise
Butch Hobson
Buddy Hunter
Deron Johnson
Dick McAuliffe
Tim McCarver
Andy Merchant
Rick Miller
Bob Montgomery

The Rotation
Reggie Cleveland
Bill Lee
Roger Moret
Dick Pole
Luis Tiant
Rick Wise

The Bullpen
Steve Barr
Jim Burton
Dick Drago
Rick Kreuger
Diego Segui
Jim Willoughby

The Coaches
Don Bryant
Darrell Johnson
Johnny Pesky
Eddie Popowski
Stan Williams
Don Zimmer

The 1975 Red Sox Team That Saved Baseball book

"Now 30 years distant, the moments provided by the players on this team thrilled a region."
Mark Armour, Writer

1967 & 1975 Book Combo

1967 Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox biography book 1967 and 1975 are two very special years in Red Sox history and these two books offer complete biographies on each player and coach who was a part of those two beloved pennant winning teams.

Book Combo Includes:

  • The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox
  • '75: The Red Sox Team That Saved Baseball

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