Monthly Archives: April 2012

Red Sox Christen Park With A Win…..The Boston Post April 10, 1912

It was a bitter cold, wind-swept day that so often categorizes an April day in Boston and flurries of snow swirled in gusts of blustering wind that cut to the bone. However that did not stop about 3500 brave souls from … Continue reading

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Happy Easter…..

And on the seventh day He rested, although if you are subscriber to His teachings, on this particular seventh day He did a bit more than that! However, I’m still betting that Dwight Eisenhower played golf. “Ike” was a member at Augusta National. The … Continue reading

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Images of America, Fenway Park is here…..

It is with great joy I announce today that Images of America, Fenway Park will be available on Monday April 9th! It has been said that if you love what you do you will never, ever work and so it … Continue reading

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Opening Day and Extra Innings…..

Yesterday’s opener turned into a classic pitching duel between Jon Lester and last years MVP and Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander. Neither was involved in the decision as the Red Sox tied the Tigers 2-2 in the top half of … Continue reading

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LET THE GAMES BEGIN…..

At precisely midnight last night, I was awakened by a huge clap of thunder which rolled on for a full three minutes before dissipating into the darkness of a new day. This day, opening day.  Today at 1:05 Jacoby Ellsbury will step … Continue reading

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Opening Day LBJ, RMN, GRF, JEC, RWR, GHWB, WJC, GWB, BHO…..

LBJ continued the Presidential pitch parade firing the opening pitch in 1964, ’65’ and ’67’. He became the first President to not pitch the Senators to an opening day win. The new expansion version of the Washington home team lost all three games … Continue reading

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Opening Day Presidentially Speaking, FDR, HST, IKE and JFK…..

Franklin Roosevelt tossed more opening day first pitches than any other President in history. FDR hurls the opening day pitch on April 18, 1938, a 12-8 Senators win over the Philadelphia A’s. From 1933-1941 he hurled an opening day toss … Continue reading

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“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls can I direct your attention to the first base box where the President of the United States will throw out the first pitch.”…….What Sherm Feller might have said

Barak Obama is the 44th president of the United States, well sort of. He is actually the 43rd human being to occupy the highest office in the land and that’s because Grover Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th President, … Continue reading

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And on the seventh day He rested….Genesis

And President William Howard Taft played golf.   Taft is the only American to serve as President of the United States and Supreme Court Chief Justice! And he was asked to be the Commissioner of Baseball before Kenesaw Mountain Landis … Continue reading

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