Tag Archives: Carl Yastrzemski

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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“Love Wins Mitch, Love Always Wins”….. Morrie Schwartz

I have never been one of the celebratory New Years Eve types; always looking at the start of a New Year as a time of reflection and introspection. Solemnity, more than revelry, has always seemed  far more appropriate for the … Continue reading

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Hanley, Papi and a Man They Called Yaz…..

The 2015 Red Sox officially, unequivocally and beyond the shadow of any possible doubt expired last night in Houston Texas. What remains is to now find out who can be part of the 2016 solution. The first thing that should … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Eighth Stanza…..REVISITED

This was originally published in July of 2012. It recaps the entire rivalry and takes the story into the 70s. Enjoy…. The Sox head to Yankee Stadium tonight (the fake one) where their historic 2012 season could effectively be put … Continue reading

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“There Comes a Time When All the Cosmic Tumblers Click and the Universe Opens Up To Show You What’s Possible”…..Terrance Mann

It was an unusual day in Boston 46 years ago today. A chilly day in early spring in which the low temperature was 45 and although the thermometer would not get past the 52 degree mark, a brief thunderstorm appeared. There were 18,041 … Continue reading

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Billy, Lee and Me…..

This is Billy….. This is Lee…. And this is me….. Billy was born in San Diego California in 1945, Lee was born in Albany, New York in 1944 and I was born in Boston in 1953. Our lives would intersect … 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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