Homegrown: How the Red Sox Built a Champion from the Ground Up
by Alex Speier
October 17, 2021
Zoom link to be posted
For our next book club we will discuss Alex Speier’s account of how the Boston Red Sox built the team that won a world championship in 2018. How has building a championship team changed? How did former Detroit Tigers president Dave Dombrowski fulfill a win-now mandate, and at what cost to the team’s farm system and future? How will this team be remembered in the shadow of sign-stealing scandals? What lessons are there for teams like the Tigers seeking to build a contender? Come ready to discuss.