The Sox Where able to beat the Tigers and Twins by ONE game in order to make this World Seires
Carl Yastrzemski carried home the MVP award, became the last hitter to date to win the Triple Crown, earned a Gold Glove for his defense in left field, and was voted the Major League Player of the Year.
The Red Sox made a one year climb from ninth to first in the American League.
Fan favorite player, Tony Conigliaro, was hit on the upper left cheek. Conigliaro had severe damage to his cheek bone and the retina of his eye, and was unable to play for the rest of the season.