Tag Archives: 1967 Red Sox

Billy Rohr, We Will Love Him Forever…

It was 50 years ago today that I was huddled around an eight transistor radio at the soda fountain counter at Reidy’s Drug Store in Jackson Square in East Weymouth Massachusetts. We were listening to the voice of the man … Continue reading

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Musings Born of “67”…

This morning I awoke with visions of “67” dancing in my head. It happens once in awhile, the year, the magic. My son tells me I give too much reverence to baseball’s bygone days and he may, in fact, be … Continue reading

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Revel in Every Minute, It Could be a Lifetime Before You See the Likes of This Again…..

On Saturday, I gathered at my brother’s house with friends and family far away from the frigid confines of Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Massachusetts. The reason? To watch this guy….. lead these guys….. against….. these guys! It was the least … Continue reading

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Madison Bumgarner AP Male Athlete of the Year…..

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was named the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. He became the 26th Major League Baseball Player to garner the honor since its inception in 1931 and the first baseball player to … Continue reading

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“Signifying an end as well as a beginning…..Symbolizing renewal as well as change.” John F Kennedy January 20, 1961

The Holiday Season ended last night with the ringing in of 2015. The great rush which began days before Thanksgiving culminates with the dropping of the ball in Times Square. There is great revelry in this event. It is, for … Continue reading

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“Billy Rohr, on the Threshold, Eight Hits in the Game, All of them Belong to Boston”…..Ken Coleman

He pitched a total of 60 2/3 innings covering 27 games with two teams in two seasons. He had a total of eight career starts, 19 relief appearances in which he garnered a grand total of one save! He had two … Continue reading

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