'78: The Boston Red Sox, A Historic Game, and a Divided City

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Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city.

George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and render the other cursed for almost a quarter of a century.

Award-winning sports columnist Bill Reynolds masterfully tells the dramatic story of the rival teams and players at this pivotal moment, and explores the social issues that divided Boston that summer and their influence on one game beyond the realm of sports.
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About the author

Bill Reynolds is an award-winning columnist for the Providence Journal and the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Success Is a Choice. He is also the author of '78, Cousy, and Fall River Dreams.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Mar 31, 2009
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781101028780
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Language
English
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Genres
History / United States / 20th Century
History / United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
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