IN MEMORIAM: 1967 IMPOSSIBLE DREAM RED SOX

George Scott 1Too many players from the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox have died at too young of an age.  The passing of Norm Siebern in 2015 brought the number of players we have lost to fifteen.  The following is a complete listing including date of death and age at death.

 

PLAYER

DATE OF DEATH

AGE AT DEATH

Elston Howard

1980

50

Jerry Adair

1987

50

Don McMahon

1987

57

Joe Foy

1989

46

Tony Conigliaro

1990

45

John Wyatt

1998

62

Bob Tillman

2000

63

Ken Brett

2003

55

Russ Gibson

2008

69

Jerry Stephenson

2010

66

Dennis Bennett

2012

72

George Scott

2013

69

Dan Osinski

2013

79

Norm Siebern

2015

82

 

RIP

Article written by

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

4 Responses

  1. Bennet Driscoll June 12, 2017 at 8:34 am | | Reply

    If I am lucky enough to live to be 100, the Impossible Dream team will for ever be my favorite! R.I.P. Thanks for the memories!

  2. John Sares June 12, 2017 at 11:03 am | | Reply

    Thank you for bringing back greay memories

  3. Daniel Shea June 12, 2017 at 12:38 pm | | Reply

    The ’67 team has made me a life long Red Sox fan . Thanks for the memories.

  4. thomas navin June 13, 2017 at 10:18 pm | | Reply

    came home from the army in 1966,bad year don’t know why but I listened to ever game in67 I could,truly the cardiac kids. every move D.ick Williams made seemed to pay off.every game seemed to be a comeback,great,entertaining season.

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