Tag Archives: Babe Ruth

Number 6 and the Babe, Interesting Connection…..

Johnny Pesky 1919-2012….. Last night Fenway Park, the Red Sox and the Fenway Faithful honored Johnny Pesky one day after he was laid to rest next to Ruthie in Swampscott.  Everyone was adorned in appropriate attire. Even Fenway. Number 6 takes the field. Appropriately … Continue reading

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The soul of America is found in Cooperstown New York.

The hills roll out from the tiny little hamlet nestled away in the mountains of central New York which in June of 1936 gave birth to the shrine of baseball immortality.   Christy Mathewson (top left), Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson (bottom … Continue reading

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“Babe is still a whole lot of fun! His energy is still around us. I would not be able to do what I do if it wasn’t!”…..Linda Ruth Tosetti

I suspect and imagine that we all are aware of the term “a labor of love”. I think we’ve all engaged in one or two along the way and we understand the concept. Frankly I find the idea of using … Continue reading

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“It would be useless for any player to attempt to explain successful batting.” …..Tris Speaker

Seventy one years ago yesterday Cleveland Indians third baseman Ken Keltner twice dove to his right and made both plays, robbing Joe DiMaggio of two base hits. It halted history and ended the Yankee Clipper’s record-breaking hitting streak at 56 games. Joe DiMaggio had 91 … Continue reading

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Big Papi hits a Milestone…..

On Wednesday night, July 4, 2012, in Oakland, David Ortiz became the 49th man in baseball history to hit the 400 home run mark. It came in the fourth inning of a 3-2 loss to the A’s who completed a sweep of … Continue reading

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Will it Ever Go Away?????

Manny Ramirez asked for, and was granted his release, by the Oakland A’s last weekend. He had been playing with the A’s triple A affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats. Manny had signed a deal with Oakland after his 100 game … Continue reading

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Now Batting for the Red Sox, Pitchers Who Could Hit Home Runs…..

The thing I miss the most in following the Red Sox is the fact that the pitchers no longer hit. You would think that I would be used to it by now, after all the DH has been with us since 1973. … Continue reading

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Red Sox No-Hitters at Fenway Park….

Last night the Red Sox were in Chicago to take on the White Sox. Pitching for Chicago was Phil Humber who was coming off his perfect game against Seattle last Saturday, the 21st perfect game hurled in the history of … Continue reading

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Fenway Park is One Hundred Today, Happy Birthday Fenway…..

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FENWAY!!!! Well here I am! I arrived at Fenway at 6:00 AM after a long night of travel but after all is not sleep over rated? We will have plenty of time to sleep when we’re dead and … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Team, The Third Baseman…..

Today I select the third baseman for my All Fenway team. http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp A heads up to you newer readers and a reminder to the old guard, I am not selecting a best player at each position, rather I am choosing a … Continue reading

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