Red Sox named Sports IllustratedÔŅĹs Sportsmen of the Year
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox are Sports IllustratedÔŅĹs Sportsmen of the YearÔŅĹthe first major pro sports team to receive the award.
The award comes a month after the Red Sox won their first World Series title since 1918.
Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski is the only individual Red Sox player honored as SI Sportsman in 1967.
Boston pitcher Curt Schilling is part of the SI honor for the second time. He and Randy Johnson shared the honor after helping the Arizona Diamondbacks win the 2001 World Series. The only two-time individual winner is Tiger Woods (1996, 2000).
The issue hits newsstands Wednesday.