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Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery, by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith and Jere Smith.
A mystery novel based on the 2007 Red Sox team. An abandoned baby is found in the Red Sox clubhouse, leading police on an investigation of murder and blackmail, aided by an internet blogger.
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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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The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America's National Pastime, edited by John Thorn.
An 800+-page book with baseball tales of all kinds, with introductions by A. Bartlett Giamatti and Peter V. Ueberroth.
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Tales from the Red Sox Dugout, by Jim Prime and Bill Nowlin.
A series of humorous anecdotes on some of the more colorful players to don the Red Sox uniform. Find out who was traded for sitting on a cake, who received a standing ovation for fielding a hot dog wrapper, and whose ashes were spread on the left field grass. Entertaining stories from every decade of Red Sox history - from Cy Young, Jimmie Foxx, Ted Williams, Jimmy Piersall, and Bill Lee, to Pedro, Nomar, and the current group.
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More Tales from the Red Sox Dugout: Yarns from the Sox, by Jim Prime and Bill Nowlin.
The followup book picks up where the original left off, with even more interesting stories of Red Sox greats and not-so-greats.
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Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir, by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
The historian's delightful story of growing up as a Brooklyn Dodgers fan in the '50s. A must for any lifelong baseball fan. (And of course Doris is now a Red Sox fan!)
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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, by Stephen King.
The latest book from the horror writer and lifelong Red Sox fan features a nine-year-old girl who is lost in the Maine woods. She stays sane, strangely enough, by listening to Red Sox broadcasts on her Walkman. As she looks to be saved from the woods, she finds strength in the saves of her favorite player, Tom Gordon. King accurately captures Jerry Trupiano and Joe Castiglione's radio broadcast, right down to those maddening 1-800-54-GIANT commercials!
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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.

Impossible Dreams: A Red Sox Collection, edited by Glenn Stout.
An anthology of sports-writing and story-telling that together weaves the story of the Red Sox from their early championships to their more recent heartbreaks.
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A Great and Glorious Game: Baseball Writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti, by A. Bartlett Giamatti.
A collection of the former baseball commissioner and lifelong Red Sox fan's baseball writings. Includes the oft-quoted essay The Green Fields of the Mind.
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