Book Reviews



Here is a list of Red Sox books I have read, and reviewed. Feel free to add your comments to mine.


’78-The Boston Red Sox, a Historic Game, and a Divided City - Bill Reynolds

Becoming Manny - Jean Rhodes and Shawn Boburg

Big Papi: My Story of Big Dreams and Big Hits - David Ortiz with Tony Massarotti

Born to Play - Dustin Pedroia with Edward J Delaney

The Boys of October - Doug Hornig

Deep Drive - Mike Lowell, with Rob Bradford

Diary of a Red Sox Season - Johnny Pesky with Maureen Mullen

Dice-K - Ian Browne

Dynasty - Tony Massarotti

Emperors and Idiots - Mike Vaccaro

Extra Innings - Bruce E. Spitzer

Facing Ted Williams - Edited by Dave Heller

Faithful: Two diehard Boston Red Sox fans chronicle the historic 2004 season - Stewart O’Nan and Stephen King

The First Fall Classic - Mike Vaccaro

Feeding the Monster - Seth Mnookin

Fenway 1912 - Glenn Stout

Fenway Fever - John H. Ritter

Francona: The Red Sox Years - Terry Francona and Dan Shaughnessy

Game of my Life - Chaz Scoggins

Game Six - Mark Frost

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon - Stephen King

Idiot - Johnny Damon

It Was Never About The Babe - Jerry M. Gutlon

Juiced - Jose Canseco

Knuckler - Tim Wakefield with Tony Massarrotti

The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, The Team, and the Cost of Greatness. - Buster Olney

The Long Ball: The Summer of ’75 - Spaceman, Catfish, Charlie Hustle, and the Greatest World Series Ever Played - Tom Adelman

Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN’s Sports Guy Found Salvation, With a Little Help From Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank and the 2004 Red Sox -  Bill Simmons

One Day at Fenway: A Day in the Life of Baseball in America.- Steve Kettmann

One Pitch From Glory - Lou Gorman

The Prince of Fenway Park - Julianna Baggott

Red Sox by the Numbers - Bill Nowlin and Matthew Silverman

The Red Sox Reader - Edited by Dan Riley

Red Sox Rule - Michael Holley

Red Sox: Where Have You Gone? - Steve Buckley

Reversing The Curse - Dan Shaughnessy

Rob Neyer’s Big Book of Baseball Blunders -  Rob Neyer

Summer of ‘49 - David Halberstam

A Tale of Two Cities - Tony Massarotti and John Harper

The Teammates - David Halberstam

Ted Williams - Leigh Montville

Theology - John Frascella

Tris Speaker - Timothy M Gay

Watching Baseball: Discovering the Game Within the Game - Jerry Remy with Corey Sandler

When Boston Won the World Series - Bob Ryan

Wicked Good Year - Steve Buckley

Yaz - Carl Yastrzemski and Gerald Eskenazi

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