The Red Sox-Cubs connection
Bobby Thomson, OFWith the Cubs: Best known for his ìShot heard ëround the world,î Bobby Thomson was traded to the Cubs in 1958. In two seasons with Chicago, Thomson hit 34 homers drove in 132 runs. Then he joined the Red Sox.
With the Red Sox: In the final season of his 15-year career, 1960, Thomson played 40 games with the Red Sox, belting five homers and driving in 20 runs. He retired with the Orioles later that year, however, after going hitless in three games.