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Sunday, June 18, 2006

Sports Central: Lost in Space: Bill Lee Interview

Never fear, Lee is here.

I won 17 games three years in a row. The Red Sox have a Hall of Fame up in the private suites, the EMC Club. Bronze plaques of Jean Yawkey with those big glasses, Pudge Fisk with that nose of his. There are plaques of Dennis Eckersley, Bruce Hurst and Bill Monboquette. I won more games in a Red Sox uniform than Eck [Dennis Eckersley], [Bruce] Hurst, or [Bill] Monbouquette. I had fewer losses than they did. Other than Mel Parnell, I’m the winningest lefty in Red Sox history. What’s worse than a pitcher who’s a radical and a rebel? I helped form a group, The Save Fenway Park Society, to save Fenway Park when the Yawkey Trust wanted to build a new stadium. We fought them, and I cost them $286 million.

 

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   1. Halofan Posted: June 18, 2006 at 08:34 AM (#2067506)
Bite the hand that feeds you and it doesn't hang a brass plaque in your honor.

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