Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear

Herb Crehan

Publisher's Press Release
Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear
The colorful, tumultuous, and eventually triumphant existence of the Boston Red Sox has been graced by a series of dynamic and charismatic athletes.

Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear tells the story of 40 such legends, detailing their trials and glories both on and off the field in a collection of insightful, passionately written articles based on in-depth personal interviews.

Within the pages of Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear you will read personal highlights of these beloved Red Sox players and coaches:

  • Bobby Doerr
  • Ted Williams
  • Dom DiMaggio
  • Johnny Pesky
  • Boo Ferriss
  • Sam Mele
  • Mel Parnell
  • Mickey McDermott
  • Frank Sullivan
  • Frank Malzone
  • Bill Monbouquette
  • Pumpsie Green
  • Gene Conley
  • Carl Yastrzemski
  • Dick Radatz
  • Dick Williams
  • Rico Petrocelli
  • Tony Conigliaro
  • Jim Lonborg
  • Eddie Kasko
  • George Scott
  • Mike Andrews
  • Ken Harrelson
  • Carlton Fisk
  • Bob Montgomery
  • Luis Tiant
  • Dwight Evans
  • Don Zimmer
  • Rick Burleson
  • Bernie Carbo
  • Jim Rice
  • Fred Lynn
  • Butch Hobson
  • Dennis Eckersley
  • Bob Stanley
  • Jerry Remy
  • Bruce Hurst
  • Rich Gedman
  • Ralph Houk
  • Joe Morgan
  • Like the inspiring legacy of the team itself, Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear is marked by tales of resilience and persistence, grace and tragedy, and ultimately, victory.

    388 pages, Rounder Books (April 2005)
    Available for purchase at

    Red Sox Heroes of Yesteryear
    Includes a foreword by Johnny Pesky.

    About the Author
    Herb Crehan
    is the author of Lightning in a Bottle: The Sox of ’67 and a contributing writer to The Boston Red Sox: 100 Years – The Official Retrospective. He is in his tenth season with Red Sox Magazine, the official program of the Boston Red Sox, and has written more articles for the program than anyone in the team’s history. Crehan lives in Natick, MA.