Monthly Archives: February 2012

“Any other gentleman on this club that hits .390 will not have to wear a necktie either.” Joe McCarthy

Thirty days have September, April, June and November, all the rest have 31 except February which has 28. Except of course for leap year when it has 29! What? I learned that “poem” if can call it that, from Mrs. … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Park Pitching Staff…..

This one is for you stat geeks. I have taken my All Fenway pitching staff and put together a few numbers of interest. First let’s recap, from most recent to back in the day: Jon Lester (L), Jonathan Papelbon (R), Pedro Martinez (R), … Continue reading

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“If you build it, he will come….. people will come Ray”…..Terrence Mann (played by James Earl Jones in Field of Dreams)

And on Saturday February 25, 2012 they came. They came to Daniels Parkway in Ft. Myers Florida. They came to where a century of baseball tradition in Boston merged with today and the Florida sunshine. They came to say hello to Jet … Continue reading

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In the “Big Inning”…..

We all know that God is a baseball fan. If you doubt that simply check out the first line of Genesis. “In the “big inning” God created the heavens and the earth”. He certainly did a lot of work following the … Continue reading

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All Fenway Team….The Bullpen…..

I told you I was going “old school” with the bullpen so I have chosen two. I guess we’ll call them closers and as I did with the starters, I’ll start with the most recent and roll back. The requirement … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Team, The Right-handers…..

Today I will name the right handers to my All Fenway pitching staff. Remember they must have 100 decisions in a Red Sox uniform and I will start with the most recent and work my way back. Fenway Park 1912. The … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Team, Installment Number One,The Southpaws…..

The Boston Red Sox are planning a plethora of events to celebrate Fenway Park’s 100th birthday this summer. Among them is the selection, by the fans, of Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary team, the All Fenway team!http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp The voting has begun now as … Continue reading

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