Photographer Steve Babineau will discuss his legendary career and his new book, "The Hometown Team: Four Decades of Boston Red Sox Photography."
About The Book: For Red Sox fans eager to relive the glory days of their favorite players, The Hometown Team enables them to do just that, through the lens of longtime photographer Steve Babineau. From star and support players, to members of the grounds crew, Red Sox staff, alumni, and some opposing players, this book features Fenway's most memorable characters from the past forty years, with behind-the-scenes images of the ballpark during that time as well. This scrapbook-style book features fun and insightful commentary from veteran sportswriter Mike Shalin and images of the following BoSox legends: Carlton Fisk, Carl Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Wade Boggs, Jonathan Papelbon, Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, Curt Schilling, Kevin Youkilis, Jon Lester, Manny Ramirez, Pedro Martinez, Jason Varitek, Johnny Damon, Mookie Betts, and many more.
About The Author: Steve Babineau has spent forty-four years photographing Boston-area teams, including the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, Manchester Monarchs, and Worcester Sharks. "Babs" has published his photographs in Black and Gold: Four Decades of the Boston Bruins in Photographs, in numerous magazines, yearbooks, and promotional materials, and online. He was a staff photographer for Fleer baseball card company for fourteen years (1980-1994).
Doors to open by 1:45pm. Q&A and book signing to follow the event for those interested. Limited to 50 seats. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. This program is a part of the library's '100 Authors In 2018' initiative to host 100 local authors in 1 year