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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Third Stanza, Into the Abyss…..REVISITED

Following Babe Ruth’s sale to the Yankees, the Red Sox entered their worst decade in their history. The 1920s found them at the bottom of the heap throughout. The Yankees on the other hand became, well, the Yankees and it … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, And You Could Say…..

The Yankees and Babe Ruth parted ways following the 1934 season and Babe returned to finish his career in the city where it all started. Babe signed to play for the Boston Braves in 1935 but retired in May of that … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Third Stanza, Into the Abyss…..

Babe Ruth’s trade to the New York Yankees, marked the second time in five years that the Red Sox had traded someone who was arguably the best player in the American League. Yet the trade of Tris Speaker in 1916 did not adversely effect the Red … Continue reading

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