Baseball Books for Red Sox Fans

A Listmania! list by J.J.M. Hicks "J.J.M. Hicks"
 
Red Sox Century: The Definitive History of Baseball's Most Storied Franchise, Expanded and Updated
1.  Red Sox Century: The Definitive History of Baseball's Most Storied Franchise, Expanded and Updated by Glenn Stout
The list author says:
  "Chronicles the Boston Americans, as they used to be known, from their origins in the upstart AL to the present day. Updated to include the 2004 championship season."
$27.40   Used & New from: $1.90
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Summer of '49 (Perennial Classics)
2.  Summer of '49 (Perennial Classics) by David Halberstam
The list author says:
  "There was no wild card back then, which is a shame."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

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Impossible Dreams: A Red Sox Collection
3.  Impossible Dreams: A Red Sox Collection by Glenn Stout
The list author says:
  "A compendium of pieces by contemporary beat writers and columnists, including Gammons, Buckley, and Massarotti."
$20.04   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
4.  The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship by David Halberstam
The list author says:
  "Doerr, Pesky, Dom DiMaggio, and Williams reunited before Williams passes away."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews)

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Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero
5.  Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero by Leigh Montville
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  ""There goes the greatest hitter of all time.""
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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Watching Baseball: Discovering the Game within the Game
6.  Watching Baseball: Discovering the Game within the Game by Corey Sandler
The list author says:
  "Remy has hit 7 career homeruns. You can read his accounts of all 7, as well as appreciate the nuances of the game."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Physics of Baseball (3rd Edition)
7.  The Physics of Baseball (3rd Edition) by Robert Kemp Adair
The list author says:
  "Which way will Wakefield's knuckleball go? Adair helps you understand."
$9.74   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston
8.  Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston by Howard Bryant
The list author says:
  "This aspect of the Red Sox should be acknowledged. They were the last team to integrate."
$25.00   Used & New from: $0.44
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Thinking Fan's Guide to Baseball (Hall of Fame Edition)
9.  The Thinking Fan's Guide to Baseball (Hall of Fame Edition) by Leonard Koppett
The list author says:
  "You won't find this book on many Yankee fans' shelves."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream
10.  The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream by Jim Collins
The list author says:
  "The Cape Cod League boasts an illustrious list of graduates: Garciaparra, Varitek, Zito, Mueller, Biggio."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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The Mental Game of Baseball: A Guide to Peak Performance
11.  The Mental Game of Baseball: A Guide to Peak Performance by H. A. Dorfman
The list author says:
  "I'm buying this for Derek Lowe. Not just for aspiring baseball players; the lessons learned can be applied in all parts of life."
$17.17   Used & New from: $11.29
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Believe it! World Series Champion Boston Red Sox & Their Remarkable 2004 Season
12.  Believe it! World Series Champion Boston Red Sox & Their Remarkable 2004 Season by Boston Globe
The list author says:
  "The Boston Globe chronicles the 2004 championship drive."
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2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Official 2004 World Series Film
13.  Official 2004 World Series Film DVD ~ Boston Red Sox
The list author says:
  "This version has the Suppan gaffe, unlike the NESN DVD. Heavy on "curse" malarkey, however."
$19.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Why Not Us?: The 86-year Journey of the Boston Red Sox Fans From Unparalleled Suffering to the Promised Land of the 2004 World Series
14.  Why Not Us?: The 86-year Journey of the Boston Red Sox Fans From Unparalleled Suffering to the Promised Land of the 2004 World Series by Leigh Montville
The list author says:
  "Includes thread from Red Sox fan board SoSH."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Red Sox Nation: An Unexpurgated History of the Boston Red Sox
15.  Red Sox Nation: An Unexpurgated History of the Boston Red Sox by Peter Golenbock
The list author says:
  "Excellent book from one of baseball's premiere oral historians."
$17.93   Used & New from: $0.47
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

A Tale of Two Cities: The 2004 Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry And The War For The Pennant
16.  A Tale of Two Cities: The 2004 Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry And The War For The Pennant by Tony Massarotti
The list author says:
  "Tony Massarotti from the Boston Herald and a NYC writer chronicle the 2004 season. Good point/counterpoint writing."
$11.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Emperors and Idiots: The Hundred Year Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox, From the Very Beginning to the End of the Curse
17.  Emperors and Idiots: The Hundred Year Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox, From the Very Beginning to the End of the Curse by Mike Vaccaro
The list author says:
  "Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post writes about the end of "the curse." It will be interesting to see how different his book is from Massarotti's."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series Collector's Edition
18.  The Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series Collector's Edition DVD ~ Curt Schilling
The list author says:
  "If you're like me, you already bought a bootleg version. Here's an official copy."
$41.94   Used & New from: $37.11
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Mind Game: How the Boston Red Sox Got Smart, Won a World Series, and Created a New Blueprint for Winning
19.  Mind Game: How the Boston Red Sox Got Smart, Won a World Series, and Created a New Blueprint for Winning by Steve Goldman
The list author says:
  "Baseball Prospectus experts' analysis of the 2004 Red Sox front office moves."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary
20.  The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary by Paul Dickson
The list author says:
  "Read about the origins of obscure baseball jargon."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top
21.  Feeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top by Seth Mnookin
The list author says:
  "The equivalent of Michael Holley's Patriot Reign for the Red Sox."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Interviews from Red Sox(TM) Nation
22.  Interviews from Red Sox(TM) Nation by David Laurila
The list author says:
  "Includes interviews from the key people from the 2004 series."
$24.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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