A tongue-in-cheek guide to becoming the ultimate Red Sox fan, this book is designed to educate new fans as well as enlighten those who have been following the team their entire lives. Students will receive a well-rounded education in all aspects of Red Sox fandom including, the 12 different types of Red Sox fans and how to identify each one at the ballpark, which Bill of Rights amendment give fans the right to keep beers in their arms, how to speak like a stat geek and sound kwledgeable, the core beliefs associated with the religion of Soxism, and how to maintain happy relationships (even with Yankees fans). There are also definitions, quizzes, Fenway facts, and key terms that will keep fans on their toes throughout their coursework. While the Red Sox have come a long way over the years from the lowest lows to the highest highs, there is still so much more to learn and Red Sox University is the ultimate guide to the exhilarating, maddening, and wacky world that will take fans to the next level of Sox fandom.
Andy Wasif is a lifelong Red Sox fan, a sports journalist, and stand-up comedian. He is the author of How to Talk to a Yankee Fan with coauthor Rick D'Elia and Not the Life for Me.