You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Sports

Bob Ryan

Tim Wakefield was unique, and at times, great

He’s not going to the Hall of Fame. Cooperstown, that is. As far as the one the Red Sox have invented, he’s a total no-brainer.

We should probably all be careful with the use of the word “great.” But it’s safe to say that Tim Wakefield is one of the more notable Red Sox players we’ve ever known. At the very least, may we agree on one thing? His was a unique Red Sox career.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week