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And on the seventh day He rested…..

And I believe Carlton Fisk played golf! Red Sox Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk. Since 2008 Carlton Fisk has hosted a tournament at The Founders Club in Sarasota Florida for charity. The beneficiaries have been charities benefiting children of Florida’s Suncoast. This year the … 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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The All Fenway Team Secondbasemen, The Quiet Leader and The Laser Show…..

The second base position is being voted on for the All Fenway Park team. http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp Thus far we have on my All Fenway Park 25 man squad; the pitching staff: Jon Lester (L), Jonathan Papelbon (R), Pedro Martinez (R), Roger Clemens (R), Luis … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Team, The Firstbaseman, A No-Brainer…..

Alrighty then, it’s time for the first baseman on the All Fenway team.  http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp Remember now, I am not selecting one player at each position, rather an entire 25 man All Fenway Park roster. The pitching staff is: Jon Lester (L), Jonathan … Continue reading

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A Baseball Fan Who Loves the Red Sox…..

Saturday’s post on Mickey Mantle solicited a heartfelt and wonderful response from Tom. In it he said  “I guess I shouldn’t say this, but I absolutely loved Mantle…” and it is that comment that inspires me this morning. Two of … Continue reading

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“If you believe your catcher is intelligent and you know that he has considerable experience, it is a good thing to leave the game almost entirely in his hands.” Bob Feller

Votes are now being taken for the All Fenway Team at the positions of catcher and first basemen. http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fenwaypark100/index.jsp Just as a reminder my All Fenway team is a squad of 25 players, not the “best” player at each position. My pitching … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Numbers…..

The Red Sox have, what could best be described as, a two tier system of recognizing the immortals who have called Fenway Park their home. The top-tier is the retired numbers. These are the creme de la creme, the pièce de résistance and … Continue reading

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” We won that World Series three games to four.” Carlton Fisk

After the Red Sox won the 1918 World Series, the Fenway Faithful waited 28 years before hoisting another American League pennant. After the 1946 AL Champs raised their flag it was another 21 years before they got to do it … Continue reading

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” I always looked up there, because I remember a time when the only things on the walls in Fenway were the Jimmy Fund sign and the retired numbers. Never in a million years did you think you’d ever be up there with those guys.” Carlton Fisk

He was born in Bellows Falls Vermont, raised in Charlestown New Hampshire, went to UNH and as a kid dreamed of playing for the Boston Celtics. A New Englander through and through, the Boston Red Sox, in 1967, made him their … Continue reading

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