Red Sox by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Boston Red Sox by Uniform Number

Bill Nowlin (Author) Matthew Silverman (Author)
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What do Rube Walberg, Mike Nagy, Kevin Millar, and Dustin Pedroia all have in common? They have all worn #15 for the Boston Red Sox. Since 1931, the Red Sox have issued 74 different numbers to more than 1,500 players.

In this newly updated edition, Red Sox by the Numbers tells the story of every Red Sox player since '31--from Bill Sweeney (the first Red Sox player to don #1) to J.T. Snow (#84, the highest-numbered non-coach in Sox history). Each chapter also features a fascinating sidebar that reveals obscure players who wore certain numbers and also which numbers produced the most wins, home runs, and stolen bases in club history.

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Product Details

Price
$14.99
Publisher
Sports Publishing LLC
Publish Date
June 28, 2016
Pages
376
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.2 X 8.9 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781613218815
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About the Author

Bill Nowlin was born in Boston. He is the author of twenty-five Red Sox-related books. In 2004, Nowlin was elected vice president of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
Matthew Silverman is coauthor of Mets by the Numbers (with John Springer), Cubs by the Numbers (with Al Yellon and Kasey Ignarski), and Shea Goodbye (with Keith Hernandez). He is the author of Mets Essential, 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, and Baseball Miscellany.