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A Collection of Red’s Cigars
When Red Auerbach prepared to light up a cigar as the Celtics were close to victory, the sight didn’t thrill everyone, including some Celtics players. Bob Cousy recalled, “The fans would get more bell ...
An Ashtray From Auerbach
In a rare occasion where he did not come out on top, Red Auerbach finished eighth on Cigar Aficionado’s list of greatest cigar smokers in the twentieth century. While he couldn’t quite match Winston C ...
Celebrating Red Auerbach’s Birthday
There was only one way to celebrate Red Auerbach’s birthday: by joining him in a birthday cigar. Auerbach took it a step further for his 80th birthday celebration by sending invitations in the form of ...
Red Auerbach’s Cigar Humidor
Red Auerbach used this humidor from the Tabacalera cigar company out of the Philippines to store his cigars and keep them fresh. The inside features what looks like a clock, but that instrument, calle ...
Red’s Choice: Hoyo de Monterrey
The cigar brand of choice for Red Auerbach was Hoyo de Monterrey. Fans and coaches of opposing teams fumed when Auerbach, assured of another Celtics win, lit up a Monterrey. The Cincinnati Royals once ...
Red’s Glass-Topped Cigar Box
At the peak of his cigar-smoking years, when Auerbach estimated that he went through 10 cigars per day, he could look through the glass of this cigar box to choose the next one he would smoke.
Red’s Personalized Cigar Box
Stan Grossfield of the Boston Globe once wrote, “[Red] Auerbach without a cigar is [Bill] Russell without a rebound.” Auerbach’s collection of cigar boxes, like this one with the simple “Red Auerbach” ...