Category Archives: Fenway Park Baseball

Kershaw, Tiant and One Other Guy……

Friday night Clayton Kershaw took to the hill in Pittsburgh sporting his 37 consecutive inning scoreless streak. In a pregame report on the MLB Network, it was stated that Kershaw had joined Luis Tiant as the only pitchers to have consecutive … Continue reading

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“Pitching always beats batting — and vice-versa.” Yogi Berra

Last Saturday August 1, 2015 baseball history was made. For the first time the reigning league MVP’s faced each other in a game. Well it’s sorta true. Thanks to the not so great idea of interleague play, it happened during the regular … Continue reading

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Show Us The Future PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE…Pretty PLEASE…..

Henry Owens is here!!!! He finally arrived last night making his debut in Yankee Stadium and overall it was a fairly impressive beginning for the 6’6″ southpaw. Physically sporting a tad of resemblance to Randy Johnson (mullet noted); the kid … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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Hanley, Papi and a Man They Called Yaz…..

The 2015 Red Sox officially, unequivocally and beyond the shadow of any possible doubt expired last night in Houston Texas. What remains is to now find out who can be part of the 2016 solution. The first thing that should … Continue reading

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Where the Past Meets the Future…..

While the Red Sox were alternately napping with their bats and dancing with the raindrops this weekend in Anaheim; and subsequently getting drubbed by a collective 18-4 in a Monday doubleheader; I, along with some very special peeps, took a ride … Continue reading

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Miley’s Roller Coaster Ride to the Top of the Staff?????

If you stayed up late last night you got to see the continuation of Wade Miley’s roller coaster season in Anaheim. The Sox southpaw was perfect through five innings and carried a no-hitter into the seventh and left in the … Continue reading

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You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too. Roy Campanella

It’s pre-dawn and I’m heading out the door heading toward this place…. The little boy in me will pay homage here….. Then at 1:00 today July 15th I’ll speak here….. Hall of Fame Bullpen Theater…. The topic…… If you’re in … Continue reading

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Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring….

Lackluster is the only word to describe Sunday’s effort at Fenway! A good word for a vapid performance. In all fairness, there was a flash of vitality; that coming in the third inning following the Yankees taking a 2-0 lead … Continue reading

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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature….. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” Helen Keller

My dad once told me that there are two types of people in the world. There are those who kick the $#!% out of life and those who let life kick the $#!% out of them. You have to decide … Continue reading

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