Just in time for baseball season: BU professor’s new book chronicles when the Red Sox ruled

As the new Major League Baseball season gets underway, Thomas Whalen, associate professor of social science at Boston University, talks about his new book, When the Red Sox Ruled: Baseball’s First Dynasty 1912 – 1918 (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Inc.). 

The book, which highlights such iconic players as Babe Ruth, Tris Speaker, Harry Hooper, “Smokey” Joe Wood and Bill Carrigan, tells the story of baseball’s coming out party as a major professsional sports league and how the team put aside their cultural and political differences in the clubhouse to create greatness on the field.


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