Red Sox Ambassador Johnny Pesky Dies at 92

The man who stole the hearts of Red Sox fans for more than 60 years as a player, manager, and broadcaster died yesterday. He was 92. “The national pastime has lost one of its greatest ambassadors,” baseball commissioner Bud Selig said. “Johnny Pesky, who led a great American life, was an embodiment of loyalty and goodwill for the Boston Red Sox and all of Major League Baseball.” [ESPN]