Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sox Woes Summed up in Two Words, Beckett and Lester…..

In case you missed it last night, the Sox won their third straight game and in so doing, they went over the .500 mark for the first time in 10 days, moved out of the cellar in the AL East, pulled … Continue reading

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If you’ve got some extra dough…..

If you have any spare change lying around that you’re not sure what to do with, I have an idea for you. The 1912 World Series Championship trophy is, as we speak, being auctioned off. It is a pretty spiffy … Continue reading

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On the seventh day He rested…..

And Derek Jeter played golf…..   And so did I…….Enjoy your day….. Oh and the Sox WON a game that Lester started……Could this be the turning point?….Am I nuts? And so it is on this day in Fenway Park history, … Continue reading

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Rick Rolls out the Red Carpet…..

Every now and then we get lucky! Of course the Sox have not got lucky all year, however that aside, I get lucky today because I get to spend the afternoon here. Kerry and I (David is in North Carolina) get … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Eighth Stanza, the 1970s……

The Sox head to Yankee Stadium tonight (the fake one) where their historic 2012 season could effectively be put to death. I have written a few times about the rivalry and thought this would be a good time for the … Continue reading

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Paterno, the Pope, Bill James and the Law…..

I thought I could avoid it. I thought it couldn’t creep into my fun little blog. I thought it couldn’t scratch this diversion. For that is one of the great beauties of sports is that it provides a diversion, an … Continue reading

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The soul of America is found in Cooperstown New York.

The hills roll out from the tiny little hamlet nestled away in the mountains of central New York which in June of 1936 gave birth to the shrine of baseball immortality.   Christy Mathewson (top left), Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson (bottom … Continue reading

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