The Greatest Game
Pitch by pitch, Richard Bradley reexamines the epic Yankees/Red Sox playoff of 1978 in The Greatest Game.
Yankee fans improvised the now-popular tradition of standing after their pitcher gets two strikes on a batter, initially to honor ace Ron Guidry.
Building upon vivid reporting from newspaper icons like Peter Gammons and Murray Chass, Bradley examines every possible what-if that might have led to a Red Sox triumph. A-