About Herb Crehan

Herb Crehan is in his 22nd season as a Contributing Writer and he has written more than 125 feature articles for RED SOX MAGAZINE. He has authored three books on the Red Sox, including The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation, which was released in November 2016, and contributed to five others. He speaks frequently in the Boston area on Red Sox history. He is the publisher of this website, which is dedicated to the preservation of Boston baseball history. Comments and suggestions for future articles may be submitted at his website www.bostonbaseballhistory.com


By |2020-03-22T19:18:52-04:00September 21st, 2013|Categories: Carl Yastrzemski|Tags: |

Carl Yastrzemski was selected to his first American League All-Star team in 1963.  More than fifty years later he still clearly remembered walking into the locker room at Cleveland’s old Municipal Stadium. “Bill Monbouquette, Frank Malzone and D [...]

“Casey at the Bat”

By |2020-03-23T19:19:02-04:00August 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

All of us have read “Casey at the Bat” and probably we have heard it recited many times.  But did you know that “Casey at the Bat” is considered one of America’s most enduring poems?  Its closest rival for that honor is “Twas the Night Before Ch [...]


By |2020-03-23T19:19:42-04:00July 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Too many players from the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox have died at too young of an age.  The passing of George Scott and Dan Osinski in 2013 brings the number of players we have lost to thirteen. The following is a complete listing including d [...]