When phenom Daniel Bard -- he of the reported 100 miles-per-hour fastball -- was recalled by the Red Sox on Sunday, it got us thinking about some of the other true fireballers in franchise history.
While we eagerly await Bard's big league debut -- did we mention he whiffed 29 in 16 innings at Pawtucket? -- here is our short and by no means complete list of Sox pitchers past and present who could light up the radar gun. At the end, let us know which pitcher you'd least like to step into the box against, and be sure to check Chad Finn's blog post
for others considered.