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Seventy-Five games in…..Do you believe in magic?

Going into last nights game in Seattle, the Red Sox were 40-35 six and a half games behind the Yankees in third place. Not bad really when you think about all they have endured this year. I mean really, no Ellsbury, … Continue reading

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El Perfecto is more than a Cigar…..

While the Red Sox bats were resurrecting themselves on Wednesday night in Miami Florida, thumping the Marlins 10-2 and winning back to back games for the first time in nearly two weeks, Giants pitcher Matt Cain was making history.  David Ortiz went … Continue reading

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Over the Hump!!!!!

They did it!           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76RrdwElnTU&feature=related Yes they did, for the first time this year the Red Sox are over .500, following a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers last night at Fenway Park! It was their seventh attempt to get over the hump … Continue reading

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Of getting over .500 and walk off homers…..

The Red Sox beat the Tigers yesterday 7-4 and for the sixth time this season they pulled even at 24-24. So tonight at Fenway Park, Daniel Bard will attempt, once again, to get the Red Sox over the .500 mark. In … Continue reading

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The Red Sox/Rays Plunking Wars……

Boy do I love the dance! Franklin Morales hit Luke Scott last night, nailed him in the leg after missing three other times. I admire his persistence. What I like about the Rays/Red Sox rivalry is that there appears to … Continue reading

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On the seventh day He rested…..

And Bill Russell and David Ortiz played golf. Some interesting tid bits about Mr. Russell. When playing for the University of San Francisco, Russell led the “Dons” to back to back undefeated NCAA championships in 1955 and 56. In one … Continue reading

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Thumb Down Four Fingers To Go……..

Last night the Venice High School baseball team, of which I am privileged enough to have a small role with, won their first game in the Florida State regional playoffs. An outstanding pitched game by Tyson and Cooper led the way … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane…..

Traveling today, leaving the land of Fenway Park and returning to the land of sun and sand. The weekend of Fenway’s centenary celebration was both a huge success and a colossal failure.  The celebration was spectacular, poignant, respectful, touching, warm and … Continue reading

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To Boldly Go Where None Have Gone Before.

Today, Jason Varitek will announce he is retiring as a player with the Boston Red Sox. This will leave the 2012 version of the Red Sox with only two players who were associated with the 2004 World Championship team. That band … Continue reading

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“A ground ball, stabbed by Foulke…..He underhands to first and the Red Sox are the World Champions. For the first time in 86 years the Red Sox have won baseball’s world championship. Can you believe it”? Joe Castiglione

It has been said that a picture is worth 1000 words….. Enjoy the following 22,619 words! July 2004, Fenway Park Boston….. A slight disagreement between ARod and Jason Varitek turns into… A leather sandwich for the Yankee third baseman and ignites … Continue reading

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