The World Series

The Red Sox may not have made the playoffs this year, but you can still enjoy the excitement of the Fall Classic with these great books.
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The boys of October : how the 1975 Boston Red Sox embodied baseball's ideals and restored our spirits Doug Hornig The boys of October : how the 1975 Boston Red Sox embodied baseball's ideals and restored our spirits cover image
Spirit of '67 : the cardiac kids, El Birdos, and the World Series that captivated America Thomas J Whalen Spirit of '67 : the cardiac kids, El Birdos, and the World Series that captivated America cover image
The Red Sox in the playoffs : a postseason history, 1903-2005 Josh Pahigian The Red Sox in the playoffs : a postseason history, 1903-2005 cover image
When Boston won the World Series : a chronicle of Boston's remarkable victory in the first modern World Series of 1903 Bob Ryan When Boston won the World Series : a chronicle of Boston's remarkable victory in the first modern World Series of 1903 cover image
Hurricane season : the unforgettable story of the 2017 Houston Astros and the resilience of a city Joe Holley Hurricane season : the unforgettable story of the 2017 Houston Astros and the resilience of a city cover image
The fall classic : the definitive history of the World Series Eric Enders The fall classic : the definitive history of the World Series cover image
Babe Ruth's called shot : the myth and mystery of baseball's greateast home run Ed Sherman Babe Ruth's called shot  : the myth and mystery of baseball's greateast home run cover image
Feeding the monster : how money, smarts, and nerve took a team to the top Seth Mnookin Feeding the monster : how money, smarts, and nerve took a team to the top cover image
Pitch by pitch : my view of one unforgettable game Bob Gibson Pitch by pitch : my view of one unforgettable game cover image
Little League, big dreams : the hope, the hype and the glory of the greatest World Series ever played Charles C Euchner Little League, big dreams : the hope, the hype and the glory of the greatest World Series ever played cover image
The original curse : did the Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to Babe Ruth's Red Sox and incite the Black Sox Scandal? Sean Deveney The original curse : did the Cubs throw the 1918 World Series to Babe Ruth's Red Sox and incite the Black Sox Scandal? cover image
They bled blue : the 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers : Fernandomania, strike-season mayhem, and the weirdest championship baseball had ever seen Jason Turbow They bled blue : the 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers : Fernandomania, strike-season mayhem, and the weirdest championship baseball had ever seen cover image
The long ball : the summer of '75 -- spaceman, catfish, Charlie Hustle, and the greatest World Series ever played Tom Adelman The long ball : the summer of '75 -- spaceman, catfish, Charlie Hustle, and the greatest World Series ever played cover image
From the Babe to the beards : the Boston Red Sox in the World Series Bill Nowlin From the Babe to the beards : the Boston Red Sox in the World Series cover image
The bad guys won : a season of brawling, boozing, bimbo chasing, and championship baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid, and the rest of the 1986 Mets, the rowdiest team ever to put on a New York uniform, and maybe the best Jeff Pearlman The bad guys won : a season of brawling, boozing, bimbo chasing, and championship baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid, and the rest of the 1986 Mets, the rowdiest team ever to put on a New York uniform, and maybe the best cover image
The first fall classic : the Red Sox, the Giants and the cast of players, pugs, and politicos who reinvented the World Series in 1912 Mike Vaccaro The first fall classic : the Red Sox, the Giants and the cast of players, pugs, and politicos who reinvented the World Series in 1912 cover image
Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever Kevin Cook Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever cover image
After the miracle : the lasting brotherhood of the '69 Mets Art Shamsky After the miracle : the lasting brotherhood of the '69 Mets cover image
Perfect : Don Larsen's miraculous World Series game and the men who made it happen Lewis J Paper Perfect : Don Larsen's miraculous World Series game and the men who made it happen cover image
Glory in the fall : the greatest moments in World Series history Glory in the fall : the greatest moments in World Series history cover image
So good! : the incredible championship season of the 2007 Red Sox So good! : the incredible championship season of the 2007 Red Sox cover image
Baseball's untold history : the World Series Michael T Lynch Baseball's untold history : the World Series cover image
Black and blue : Sandy Koufax, the Robinson boys and the World Series that stunned America Tom Adelman Black and blue : Sandy Koufax, the Robinson boys and the World Series that stunned America cover image
The betrayal : the 1919 World Series and the birth of modern baseball Charles Fountain The betrayal : the 1919 World Series and the birth of modern baseball cover image
Big Papi : my story of big dreams and big hits David Ortiz Big Papi : my story of big dreams and big hits cover image
World Series : an opinionated chronicle : 100 years Joseph E Wallace World Series : an opinionated chronicle : 100 years cover image
The boys who were left behind : the 1944 World Series between the hapless St. Louis Browns and the legendary St. Louis Cardinals John Heidenry The boys who were left behind : the 1944 World Series between the hapless St. Louis Browns and the legendary St. Louis Cardinals cover image
Autumn glory : baseball's first World Series Louis P Masur Autumn glory : baseball's first World Series cover image
Praying for Gil Hodges : a memoir of the 1955 World Series and one family's love of the Brooklyn Dodgers Thomas Oliphant Praying for Gil Hodges : a memoir of the 1955 World Series and one family's love of the Brooklyn Dodgers cover image
Saying it's so : a cultural history of the Black Sox scandal Daniel A Nathan Saying it's so : a cultural history of the Black Sox scandal cover image
100 things Red Sox fans should know & do before they die Nick Cafardo 100 things Red Sox fans should know & do before they die cover image
100 years of the World Series Eric Enders 100 years of the World Series cover image
Game 7, 1986 : failure and triumph in the biggest game of my life Ron Darling Game 7, 1986 : failure and triumph in the biggest game of my life cover image
Teammate : my journey in baseball and a World Series for the ages David Ross Teammate : my journey in baseball and a World Series for the ages cover image
A magic summer : the amazin' story of the 1969 New York Mets Stanley Cohen A magic summer : the amazin' story of the 1969 New York Mets cover image
The first World Series and the baseball fanatics of 1903 Roger I Abrams The first World Series and the baseball fanatics of 1903 cover image
1903-2003 : 100 years of the World Series Eric Enders 1903-2003 : 100 years of the World Series cover image
Boston Red Sox : 2004 World Series champions Boston Red Sox : 2004 World Series champions cover image
The Cubs way : the zen of building the best team in baseball and breaking the curse Tom Verducci The Cubs way : the zen of building the best team in baseball and breaking the curse cover image
2004 official Major League Baseball World Series program. 2004 official Major League Baseball World Series program. cover image
Miracle ball : my hunt for the Shot heard 'round the world Brian Biegel Miracle ball : my hunt for the Shot heard 'round the world cover image
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 Leigh Montville 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 cover image
Homegrown : how the Red Sox built a champion from the ground up Alex Speier Homegrown : how the Red Sox built a champion from the ground up cover image
Green monster Rick Shefchik Green monster cover image
Mind game : [how the Boston Red Sox got smart, won a World Series, and created a new blueprint for winning] Mind game : [how the Boston Red Sox got smart, won a World Series, and created a new blueprint for winning] cover image
Big Papi : la historia de mis anhelos y mis grandes batazos David Ortiz Big Papi : la historia de mis anhelos y mis grandes batazos cover image
The gashouse gang : how Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and their colorful, come-from-behind ball club won the World Series-and America's heart-during the Great Depression John Heidenry The gashouse gang : how Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and their colorful, come-from-behind ball club won the World Series-and America's heart-during the Great Depression cover image
The plan : Epstein, Maddon, and the audacious blueprint for a Cubs dynasty David Kaplan The plan : Epstein, Maddon, and the audacious blueprint for a Cubs dynasty cover image
Foul ball in beantown : a Will Beaman baseball mystery G S Rowe Foul ball in beantown : a Will Beaman baseball mystery cover image