Dec. 10, 1978

Dec. 10, 1978 “Who The Hell Is Stan PapI?” That question, scrawled in white paint on the Landsdowne St. side of Fenway Park, first appeared about this time. The answer, as Red Sox fans over the age of 50 will quickly growl, is the sacrificial lamb Boston received from the Montreal Expos in exchange for Bill Lee. Lee is never at a loss for words, and does not hesitate to answer a direct question with a direct answer. And when the Red Sox, tired of his public  utterances, unloaded him for a journeyman utility infielder, he put his response in ...

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