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Professional Baseball Teams in Massachusetts - Baseball Teams in Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, East Boston Bluefish (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Baseball teams in Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, East Boston Bluefish, Brockton Rox, Worcester Tornadoes, Pittsfield Colonials, Boston Royal Giants, Lowell Spinners, Pittsfield Hillies, Boston Reds, Northampton Meadowlarks, Springfield Cubs, Boston Red Stockings. Excerpt: The Boston Red Sox are a professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, and a member of the Major League Baseball's American League Eastern Division. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox's home ballpark has been Fenway Park since 1912. The "Red Sox" name was chosen by the team owner, John I. Taylor, around 1908, following previous Boston teams that had been known as the "Red Stockings." Boston was a dominant team in the new league, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first World Series in 1903 and winning four more championships by 1918. However, they then went into one of the longest championship droughts in baseball history, called by some the "Curse of the Bambino" after its alleged beginning with the Red Sox's sale of Babe Ruth to the rival Yankees in 1918, an 86-year wait before the team's sixth World Championship in 2004. However, the team's history during that period was hardly one of futility, but was rather punctuated with some of the most memorable moments in World Series history, including Enos Slaughter's "mad dash" in 1946, the "Impossible Dream" of 1967, Carlton Fisk's home run in 1975, and Bill Buckner's error in 1986. Red Sox history has also been marked by the team's intense rivalry with the New York Yankees, arguably the fiercest and most historic in North American professional sports. Since 2003, the Red Sox have been perennial playoff contenders and have won two World Series, emerging as one of the most successful MLB teams of the last decad...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-25164-6
Barcode: 9781155251646
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-25164-4

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