Until Red Sox fans could relax (a bit) after expunging The Curse, it seemed taboo to study their last championship year, 1918, an overlooked season in the shadow of World War I with players leaving for military service or war-related work.Thirty researchers from the Society for American Baseball Research offer biographies of each man on this intriguing team, ranging from Babe Ruth and Harry Hooper to Red Bluhm, who batted only once.

When Boston Still Had the Babe: The 1918 World Series Champion Red Sox 2008, Rounder Books

ISBN-13: 9781579401597

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