Brockton Rox sign former Sox pitcher Lee

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Former Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee signed with the Brockton Rox of the independent Can-Am League on Monday. The 63-year-old lefthander will start the season finale on Sept. 5 against the Worcester Tornadoes.

Lee still pitches over 200 innings per year in over-40 men’s leagues in New England and Canada. He pitched for the Red Sox from 1969 to 1978, winning 17 games each season from 1973 to 1975 He was traded to Montreal in 1979 where he won 16 games in the first of his four seasons there.

Lee owns the Red Sox franchise record for games pitched by a lefthander with 321. He was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame in 2008.

Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.

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