Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 153 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 153 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

About Herb Crehan

Herb Crehan is in his 28th season as a Contributing Writer and he has written more than 150 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.

Dwight “Dewey” Evans Remembers 1975

By |2022-07-22T01:08:19-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Dwight Evans|

When Dwight Evans reported to spring training in Winter Haven, FL, for the 1975 Red Sox season he was very optimistic about the upcoming year. “I knew we had a lot of talent,” Dwight said during a recent interview in his greater Boston home. “I thought we could compete with anyone in the AL East.”


By |2023-05-11T10:46:12-04:00June 26th, 2022|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When the calendar flipped to 2023, it ushered in the 152th  anniversary of Boston's first professional baseball team--the Boston Red Stockings! And this year marks the 153nd  consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Those of you who are observant, and most of you are, noticed the "150th Anniversary" uniform patch worn by the Atlanta Braves when [...]

NEW! Wade Boggs Remembers 1986

By |2022-06-22T10:33:11-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Wade Boggs|Tags: , , |

“I feel like I’m coming home.”  Those were the words of former Red Sox third baseman and Hall of Fame member Wade Boggs when he learned in December 2016, that the Red Sox would retire his number “26” in May 2017. At that time Wade was one of only ten players that have their numbers retired and displayed on the façade in right field in Fenway Park. Boggs went [...]

Bill Lee Remembers 1975

By |2022-06-25T14:49:59-04:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Bill Lee|

More than forty-five years later former All-Star pitcher Bill Lee still insists that the Boston Red Sox should have won the 1975 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds.  “We were a better team than the Reds, we outscored them [30-29], and we outplayed them,” Bill says. “In fact” he continues, “we should have won that Series in six games.  Can you imagine t [...]


By |2022-06-25T14:52:42-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Carl Yastrzemski|Tags: |

Carl Yastrzemski was selected to his first American League All-Star team in 1963.  Almost 60 years later he still clearly remembered walking into the locker room at Cleveland’s old Municipal Stadium. “Bill Monbouquette, Frank Malzone and Dick Radatz were all selected along with me.  When we got to the park, the first player I saw was Al Kaline [Detroit Tiger [...]

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