Neal Ball

After the Red Sox purchased his contract in the middle of the…

Hugh Bedient

“One feller I want to meet if he’s still alive and can be…

Hugh Bradley

The man who hit the first home run at Fenway Park was a native…

Jack Bushelman

Sometimes the best deals are those that aren’t made. In the…

Hick Cady

“In Cady Boston has picked up a man who looks like a first-class…

Bill Carrigan

An excellent defensive catcher who provided the Boston Red Sox…

Eddie Cicotte

Though he didn’t invent the pitch, Eddie “Knuckles” Cicotte…

Ray Collins

Ray Collins might have been on his way to the Hall of Fame but…

Clyde Engle

Every baseball player whose career has been eclipsed by a single…

Larry Gardner

In the foothills of the northernmost Green Mountains, just 16…

Casey Hageman

Tragedy and controversy characterized the career of pitcher Kurt…

Charley Hall

Standing 6-feet-1 at 185 pounds with dark good looks, the young…

Olaf Henriksen

“Pinch hit hero mobbed by rabid Red Sox enthusiasts” was…

Harry Hooper

One of the best defensive right-fielders in baseball history…

Ban Johnson

The most powerful figure of the Deadball Era, Ban Johnson's rise…

Marty Krug

Marty Krug appeared in only 20 games in 1912, his rookie season,…

Duffy Lewis

For decades after they last played together, the Boston Red Sox’…

Jimmy McAleer

Jimmy McAleer was not much of a hitter, but this brilliant defensive…

Les Nunamaker

Ornery, rambunctious, and immensely talented, Leslie Nunamaker…

Buck O'Brien

Asked by a sportswriter in January 1912 which pitcher was giving…

Larry Pape

Laurence Albert Pape played his entire major-league career –…

Doug Smith

The weather in Boston had been nothing short of miserable all…

Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb’s friendly rival as the greatest center…

Jake Stahl

Big, powerful, and deceptively fast, Garland “Jake” Stahl…