Red Sox
Forty years since the 1967 Impossible Dream season elevated baseball to sacred cow status in Boston, the 67-year-old Yaz is asked about superstitions. The greatest living Red Sox reveals that for seven years he never changed his red socks. ‘‘I think I wore them from the start of ’67 to ’73,’’ says Yaz, breaking out that infectious grin. ‘‘The red socks. They had a big hole in ’em and everything else, but I wouldn’t change ’em. I kept wearing them and wearing them and wearing them.’’
Player superstitions
Forty years since the 1967 Impossible Dream season elevated baseball to sacred cow status in Boston, the 67-year-old Yaz is asked about superstitions. The greatest living Red Sox reveals that for seven years he never changed his red socks. ‘‘I think I wore them from the start of ’67 to ’73,’’ says Yaz, breaking out that infectious grin. ‘‘The red socks. They had a big hole in ’em and everything else, but I wouldn’t change ’em. I kept wearing them and wearing them and wearing them.’’
(Globe/File)