Local author Carl Johnson has written a book about the 2016 Red Sox season.

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Carl Johnson writes for the Biddeford Journal Tribune called 'Baseball World' and covers the Red Sox. He will be at the Dover Public Library on April 17th at 6:30pm.

"Big Papi and the Kids" is about David Ortiz's last season as a player with the Red Sox when the Sox won the American League East Championship. Ortiz was credited with being the leader of that squad which included a number of young players.

Ortiz tutored players like Mookie Betts who is 24, Blake Swihart, 25 and Jackie Bradley Jr. all of 26 years old.

Author Johnson is a lifelong student of baseball and often lectures on the history of the game.

The event is open to the public and is free.

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