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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Seventh Stanza, 1950 and 51……REVISITED

The actual Red Sox/Yankee rivalry grew between the 1947 through 1951 seasons. Clearly among the elite of the league these two teams layed the groundwork for what would be called by many, the greatest rivalry in all of sports…….Enjoy.   … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GREATS FACED THE GREATS…..

Recently I was researching Babe Ruth, something I do every so often, and as I was doing so, I began to daydream and thought how great it would have been to see the Babe step in against Walter Johnson. And … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Seventh Stanza, 1950 and 51……

The story of the 1950 and 1951 Red Sox is part of my aforementioned “Litany of Futility” visa vie the Red Sox/Yankee rivalry. It would prove to provide the closing act on this version of the passion play which would take … Continue reading

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