Tag Archives: 1912 World Series

Give Mom Fenway Park for Mothers Day…..

Give Mom Fenway Park for Mother’s Day. What could be better than that? There are over 200 photos in this book. Here is one of them with the caption which accompanies it. “Smokey” Joe Wood (right) is seen glancing toward … Continue reading

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A few more of the “Fellers” from Fenway Park’s 1912 Red Sox, the Guys Behind the Dish…..

 I think that today,  it’s time you learned about some of the other “fellers” on the 1912 Red Sox team. We’ve looked at the big boys, and the stars, now we meet some of those guys who provided the link in the … Continue reading

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“Altogether the fans will be accommodated in a fashion never before approached in New England.” The Boston Sunday Post

In the early months of 1912, the Chinese Republic was established, New Mexico and Arizona became the 47th and 48th states, the first eastbound transcontinental flight landed in Jacksonville Florida and this man, Frederick Law,  parachuted off the top of … Continue reading

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Strolling Down Van Ness Street…..

If you walk to the end of Yawkey Way you will come to the corner of Van Ness Street.  And on that corner is the Red Sox players parking lot. It was at this corner in 1961 when my dad … Continue reading

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WORLD $ERIE$, CA$H AND FENWAY…..

When the Red Sox won the 1912 World Series at Fenway Park, the winners share was $4,024.68 per player. That may not seem like a whole lot but it more than doubled the salary of some players. Well it set me to thinking( … Continue reading

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Attention Please Ladies and Gentlemen Boys and Girls, Now Batting for your 1912 Boston Red Sox, the Europeans…..

There were eight reserves on Fenway Park’s 1912 Red Sox squad and two of them were actually born in Eurpoe. reserve infielder Marty Krug and reserve outfielder and pinch-hitter extraordinaire, Olaf Henriksen. Martin John Krug was born in Koblenz Germany on September … Continue reading

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Now Batting for the 1912 Boston Red Sox, the Second Baseman, Steve Yerkes…..

The other half of the Red Sox double play combination in 1912 was Stephen Douglas Yerkes. Yerkes joined the Red Sox briefly in 1909 but came back to stay in 1911. A native of Hatboro Pennsylvania and a graduate of Millville High School … Continue reading

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