July 5, 1978

July 5, 1978 As one would assume when the Red Sox are universally considered the greatest (or damned near) Boston American League Baseball Club of all time, there was no comparable sports news up for discussion. Among the big topics of the day: Alabama football coach Bear Bryant was at Fenway Park to see his old quarterback Butch Hobson. Bryant was not asked if his lack of passing game struggles Hobson’s right arm resist the awkward motion of throwing baseball. Don Zimmer was asked if having an 8½ game lead in the AL East had a soothing ...

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