The Hometown Team Four Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography Photographs by Steve Babineau, By Mike Shalin, Foreword by Dennis Eckersley, Foreword by Dwight Evans
For Red Sox fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players, The Hometown Team enables them to do just that, through the lens of longtime photographer Steve Babineau. From star and support players, to members of the grounds crew, Red Sox staff, alumni, and some opposing players, this book features Fenway's most memorable characters from the past forty years, with behind-the-scenes images of the ballpark during that time as well.

This scrapbook-style book features fun and insightful commentary from veteran sportswriter Mike Shalin and images of the following BoSox legends: Carlton Fisk, Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Wade Boggs, Jonathan Papelbon, Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, Curt Schilling, Kevin Youkilis, Jon Lester, Manny Ramirez, Pedro Martinez, Jason Varitek, Johnny Damon, Mookie Betts, and many more.

The perfect gift for any fan of Boston baseball!

TitleThe Hometown Team
SubtitleFour Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography
AuthorPhotographs by Steve Babineau, By Mike Shalin, Foreword by Dennis Eckersley, Foreword by Dwight Evans
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSports Publishing
Published17 April 2018
Dimensions8.50 x 11.00in.
Illustrations500 color photographs.

About the author

Steve Babineau has spent forty-four years photographing Boston-area teams, including the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, Manchester Monarchs, and Worcester Sharks. "Babs" has published his photographs in Black and Gold: Four Decades of the Boston Bruins in Photographs, in numerous magazines, yearbooks, and promotional materials, and online. He was a staff photographer for Fleer baseball card company for fourteen years (1980-1994).

Mike Shalin is a veteran of more than four decades in sports journalism, working for the Boston Herald and the New York Post. He spent much of his early career covering hockey before moving on to baseball and college sports. He is now a freelancer in the Boston area and has spent the past fifteen years as an official scorer at Fenway Park. Shalin is the author of Donnie Baseball: The Definitive Biography of Don Mattingly, as well as several books for young readers. He is also the coauthor of Out by a Step: The 100 Best Players Not in the Baseball Hall of Fame and Tales from the New York Rangers Locker Room.

ISBNs: 9781683580935 978-1-68358-093-5 Title: the hometown team category:SPO ISBNs: 9781683580942 978-1-68358-094-2 Title: the hometown team category:SPO 
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