The Boston Red Sox are one of the most iconic baseball teams, representing not just a city or a state, but an entire region—it’s the only professional baseball team in New England. Baseball greats such as Cy Young and Babe Ruth wore the uniform early in their careers and many other players, including Ted Williams, Wade Boggs, Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez, and Johnny Damon have played with New England’s beloved ball club. Sports historian Robert W. Cohen has chosen the 50 best ever to play for the Sox and profiles their exploits. Chances are you’ll find your favorite player here.
Robert W. Cohen began writing professionally in 2004. His first published work, A Team for the Ages: Baseball's All-Time All-Star Team, clearly reflects his great love of the game of baseball, and also his vast knowledge of the sport. A sports historian, Robert has appeared on numerous sports-talk radio programs around the nation to discuss his published works. He lives in Clifton, New Jersey.