October 8 1975 / fromthearchive / Globe Staff photo by Dan Sheehan / Red Sox centerfielder Fred Lynn gets the attention of the the celebratory crowd gathered at Logan airport for the team arrival at 7:30 am. He got help from a State Policeman as he wended his way through the fans who welcomed home the team home after they won their first American League pennant in 8 years. Fred Lynn won both the American League Rookie of the Year award and the Most Valuable Player, a feat which had never previously been accomplished.