Monthly Archives: September 2012

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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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Who’d a thunk it?????

I mean really! It seems like such a short time ago we were on the precipice of Fenway’s most historic season; filled with excitement as Fenway stood poised to celebrate her 100th birthday! Who’d a thunk it? Ya know I started … Continue reading

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