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Red Sox second baseman looks at a message from Cleveland wishing the city of Boston well as it recovers from the Patriot’s Day bombing. (Marc Duncan/AP)

GALLERY: Tributes to Boston in the Sports World

Red Sox second baseman looks at a message from Cleveland wishing the city of Boston well as it recovers from the Patriot’s Day bombing. (Marc Duncan/AP)
GALLERY: Tributes to Boston in the Sports World

Boston Celtics guard Bob Cousy poses for SI photographer Hy Peskin during a Nov. 1955 photo shoot. (Hy Peskin/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics guard Bob Cousy poses for SI photographer Hy Peskin during a Nov. 1955 photo shoot. (Hy Peskin/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Boston Celtics

The future of the Celtics - Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker - pose together during a 2000 SI photo shoot. (Peter Gregorie/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Celtics

The future of the Celtics - Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker - pose together during a 2000 SI photo shoot. (Peter Gregorie/SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Celtics

Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  

SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)

Closeup portrait of Boston Red Sox outfielder Tony Conigliaro with black eye, simulating an injury after getting hit by a ball. SI photographer Neil Leifer hired a makeup artist to recreate the shiner Conigliaro suffered on an August 1967 game against the Angels. (Neil Leifer/SI)  
SI VAULT: Conigliaro is nearly blind and wanting a return to Boston (7.19.71)

Jeff Green dunks over Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap during Wednesday’s Celtics-Jazz game. Boston won 98-93. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Watch Green’s amazing dunk 

Jeff Green dunks over Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap during Wednesday’s Celtics-Jazz game. Boston won 98-93. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
VIDEO: Watch Green’s amazing dunk 

Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante gets ready to make a save during a Nov. 1955 game between the Canadiens and Bruins.

HACKEL: Why players’ contract rights are key to lockout

Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante gets ready to make a save during a Nov. 1955 game between the Canadiens and Bruins.
HACKEL: Why players’ contract rights are key to lockout

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz poses for a 2006 SI cover shoot. Ortiz, Boston’s longest-tenured player, will stay with the Red Sox after signing a two-year, $26 million deal. (Clay Patrick McBride/SI)

KEITH: Ortiz signing caps off a busy week in baseball
GALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz poses for a 2006 SI cover shoot. Ortiz, Boston’s longest-tenured player, will stay with the Red Sox after signing a two-year, $26 million deal. (Clay Patrick McBride/SI)
KEITH: Ortiz signing caps off a busy week in baseballGALLERY: Rare Photos of David Ortiz

Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr flies through the air in this iconic photo after scoring the series-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues. (AP)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Bruins

Bruins defenseman Bobby Orr flies through the air in this iconic photo after scoring the series-winning goal in the 1970 Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Blues. (AP)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Bruins

Jason Terry has a new team - The Boston Celtics - and a tattoo to celebrate his new home. The Arizona alum had the Celtics logo etched into his skin after signing a three-year deal over the summer. Boston hopes Terry can help pick up the scoring slack left behind by Ray Allen, who signed with the Heat. (Brian Babineau/Getty Images)

GALLERY: The Lighter Side of NBA Media Day

Jason Terry has a new team - The Boston Celtics - and a tattoo to celebrate his new home. The Arizona alum had the Celtics logo etched into his skin after signing a three-year deal over the summer. Boston hopes Terry can help pick up the scoring slack left behind by Ray Allen, who signed with the Heat. (Brian Babineau/Getty Images)
GALLERY: The Lighter Side of NBA Media Day

There are two SI covers this week. The first features Bobby Valentine, the manager of the quickly collapsing Red Sox. The other features former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon and girlfriend Laurie Nevon as SI examines the lives of women caring for retired NFL players. (Robert Beck/SI)


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Red Sox legend Johnny Pesky passed away on Monday at the age of 92. Pesky, who missed three full season (1943-45) to serving in the military during World War II, batted .307 in 1,270 major league games. He also played for the Tigers and Senators. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)

GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own Statues

Red Sox legend Johnny Pesky passed away on Monday at the age of 92. Pesky, who missed three full season (1943-45) to serving in the military during World War II, batted .307 in 1,270 major league games. He also played for the Tigers and Senators. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)
GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own Statues

Larry Bird and Magic Johnson joke around during pregame warmups before a 1988 Celtics-Lakers game at Boston Garden. (Steve Lipofsky/Corbis)

GALLERY: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson | Iconic Celtics | Iconic Lakers

Larry Bird and Magic Johnson joke around during pregame warmups before a 1988 Celtics-Lakers game at Boston Garden. (Steve Lipofsky/Corbis)
GALLERY: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson | Iconic Celtics | Iconic Lakers

A view from the upper bowels of the Boston Garden before a 1988 Celtics-Hawks playoff game. (Corbis)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Celtics

A view from the upper bowels of the Boston Garden before a 1988 Celtics-Hawks playoff game. (Corbis)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Boston Celtics

On this day in 1999, Red Sox legend Ted Williams returned to Fenway Park before the annual All-Star game. The legendary hitter was immediately surrounded by the all stars, who pounced on the opportunity to speak with the Hall of Famer. (Al Bello/Allsport)

SI VAULT: At 78, Williams as cantankerous as ever (11.25.96)

On this day in 1999, Red Sox legend Ted Williams returned to Fenway Park before the annual All-Star game. The legendary hitter was immediately surrounded by the all stars, who pounced on the opportunity to speak with the Hall of Famer. (Al Bello/Allsport)
SI VAULT: At 78, Williams as cantankerous as ever (11.25.96)

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry