Thursday, April 19, 2012
How we picked our Top 100 lists
As part of our commemoration of 100 years of baseball at Fenway Parked, we picked a couple of all-time lists: the 100 Greatest Red Sox Players and 100 Greatest Moments at Fenway Park.
We compiled a panel of nine experts to help us sort more than a century's worth of Boston stars and moments after a comprehensive process narrowed it down to the best of the best.
Let us know how we did by ranking your own Top Red Sox and top moments, too.
Here's a look at the ESPNBoston.com panel of Fenway experts:
Has written, ghost-written or edited more than 80 books, including three about the Boston Red Sox: "Fenway 1912," "Red Sox Century" and "Impossible Dreams: A Red Sox Collection." Glenn has also served as series editor for the "Best American Sports Writing Series" since its inception in 1991.
He has served as curator of New England Sports Museum since 1982 and has co-authored nine books, including "Red Sox Century" and "A Century of Boston Sports." He has mounted countless exhibits at the museum, including "Fenway Park, From Duffy's Cliff to the Green Monster," and has consulted on many projects.
A Red Sox fan who lives in Lunenburg, Mass., Lincoln has been one of the club's most ardent followers for more than 60 years. He attended his first game at Fenway in 1950 and has taken in a game there at least once every year since.
ESPNBoston.com Red Sox beat writer has covered major league baseball for more than 25 years and the Red Sox for nearly 15 years.
ESPNBoston.com columnist has spent more than 20 years as a beat writer in columnist in Boston. She was also the recipient of the Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Media Award in 2010.
A native Rhode Islander, McDonald is a Bruins and Red Sox reporter for ESPNBoston.com. He has covered New England sports since 1992.
A senior researcher for ESPN, Lundblad has provided statistical analysis on the Red Sox for ESPNBoston.com since 2010.
Managing editor for ESPNBoston.com, has followed Boston sports since the 1980s.
Night editor for ESPNBoston.com, has worked as an editor in Boston sports media since 1986.