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The Little Red (Sox) Book: A Revisionist Red Sox History, by Bill "Spaceman" Lee.
How would your life be different if Babe Ruth had not been sold to the Yankees? Or if Ted Williams had not missed several prime seasons in the military? Or if Jackie Robinson had signed with the Sox? This book explores these and other scenarios while - just slightly - tweaking the truth. A very funny look at Red Sox history the way it should have happened!
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The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship, by David Halberstam.
The story of four men who played together on the Red Sox for seven seasons, but who remained friends their whole lives. This touching book focuses on the frienship between Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio, Johnny Pesky, and Bobby Doerr.
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The Year the Red Sox Won the Series: A Chronicle of the 1918 Championship Season, by Ty Waterman and Mel Springer.
A fascinating journey through the 1918 season from start to triumphant finish, detailing the exploits of Harry Hooper, Babe Ruth, and Harry Frazee. It is told day-by-day through newspaper articles and cartoons from the sports pages of the time. Finally a Red Sox book with a happy ending!
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Red Sox Century: The Definitive History of Baseball's Most Storied Franchise, Expanded and Updated, by Glenn Stout and Richard A. Johnson.
A 400-page, comprehensive account of the first century of Red Sox baseball. This book tells the complete and detailed tale of this storied franchise and characters who shaped it. If you haven't read this book yet, now is the time!
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The Year of the Gerbil, by Con Chapman.
1978 was a year that embodied the best of times and the worst of times - from the early lead, to the "Boston Massacre", to the late-season rally, to that fateful one-game playoff. The events may have occurred over twenty years ago, but the themes of Red Sox hubris, Yankee dominance, and ultimate frustration have echoed in many seasons since. This book follows both teams through the season, detailing the cast of characters and the events that led up to that one October afternoon.
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The Red Sox Fan Handbook, by Leigh Grossman.
It's subtitled Everything you need to know to be a Red Sox fan or to marry one... and it is! It begins with a brief history of the team, answers questions about baseball rules, and includes tips on getting to the game and finding Red Sox info on the internet, all of which would be helpful to someone trying to become familiar with the team and the fans' obsession with it. But the book also will satisfy to already-knowledgeable Sox fan, too. There are profiles of over 300 players throughout history, discussing their relevance and why fans still talk about them today. There are also the personal stories of many fans and how they came to root for the Olde Towne Team. Even avid fans will find facts they didn't know, and they will enjoy reliving the moments and the players of the past.
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My Turn at Bat: The Story of My Life, by Ted Williams and John Underwood.
Tells the story of the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived, good and bad, from childhood to the 1980's. Written in a style that makes you feel like you are sitting down and chatting about baseball with one of its all-time greats.
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The following are books I haven't read yet myself but that may be of interest to Red Sox fans. If you have read one, let me know what you thought of it.

Autumn Glory: Baseball's First World Series, by Louis P. Masur.
This book details the Red Sox' victory in the 1903 World Series. Chapters detailing each game alternate with portraits of society and the state of baseball in the early 20th century.
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Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox, by Allan Wood.
1918 was a different era in baseball. It was played in the shadow of World War I, and gamblers were everywhere. More importantly, the Red Sox were winners! This book follows the exploits of Babe Ruth and the rest of the team through the year.
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Epic Season: The 1948 American League Pennant Race, by David E. Kaiser.
The 1948 pennant race was a four-team race that went down to the final weekend and finally to a one-game playoff between Boston and Cleveland. This is a detailed, day-by-day account of the season, featuring Satchel Paige, Joe DiMaggio, and Triple Crown winner Ted Williams.
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Lightning in a Bottle: The Sox of '67, by Herbert F. Crehan.
Relive the Impossible Dream as you journey with the Sox through their memorable season.
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