Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Babe Ruth’s trade to the New York Yankees, marked the second time in five years that the Red Sox had traded someone who was arguably the best player in the American League. Yet the trade of Tris Speaker in 1916…

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Second Stanza, The Transaction…..

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On January 6, 1920, newspapers throughout the country told the news which had been rumored for weeks. The Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees! When looking back at this event through the eyes…

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The First Stanza…..

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As I have revitalized this blog, I have spent some time looking through all the “stats”, that’s right blogs have stats. Anyway, what the stats tell me is that among the widest read pieces I have…

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There is an axiom in baseball that is as old as the game itself and it is a simple one; great pitching will beat great hitting.” It is a mantra which continues to be uttered and that…

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They called him The Beast! Standing six feet even, he was 195 lbs of solid muscle and he could hit! James Emory “Jimmie” Foxx made his major league debut as a catcher with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1925.…

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Pinky Higgins, Rudy York, Billy Jurges, Del Baker, Pinky Higgins (again), Johnny Pesky, Billy Herman, Pete Runnels, Dick Williams, Eddie Popowski, Eddie Kasko, Eddie Popowski (again), Darrell Johnson, Don Zimmer, Johnny Pesky (again), Ralph Houk, John McNamara,…

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The Terriors of Boston University played their home games at Fenway Park for four seasons, (1949-1952). They found the confines of Fenway Park very friendly as in those four seasons they compiled a record of 14-7-1 in…

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