Here’s a look back at some of the headlines from The Boston Globe’s front page during the Red Sox’ “Impossible Dream” season in 1967. The Sox won the pennant on the last day of the season in one of the tightest races in baseball history. They went on to a heartbreaking World Series loss. But that team won fans across New England and sparked a baseball fever that endures today.
> After the Red Sox won the pennant and clinched a spot in the World Series, the celebration dominated The Globe’s front page on October 2, 1967. Note the baseball-themed weather ear in the upper right corner and news at the bottom of the page that outfielder Carl Yastrzemski would be writing about his World Series experience for the newspaper.
> The front page of the morning edition after the Sox dropped Game 1 of the World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1. The day’s weather ear, however, seems hopeful that pitcher Jim Lonborg will come through. And “In Yaz’ Own Words,” the players are predicting another comeback.
> The front page on October 10, 1967, after the Red Sox comeback win in Game 5 of the World Series. Fans gave the team a wild reception at Logan Airport as the players returned from St. Louis.
> The October 13, 1967, front page — after the Sox lost Game 7 to the Cardinals — included some parting thoughts from Yaz.