Tag Archives: Dick Groat

“This field, this game: it’s a part of our past, Ray. It reminds us of all that once was good and it could be again.” Terrence Mann

I have been a teacher for a quarter century now and I have often said that one of the most rewarding aspects of teaching is that it encompasses the past, the present and the future. I interact with kids every … Continue reading

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Stonefingers, Dr. Strangeglove, Stu, call him what you will, but he could hit a baseball very, very far.

He arrived in Boston in December of 1962, having just been acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates for the 1961 American League Rookie of the Year, Don Schwall.  And in true “Stu” fashion, he was off to Fenway Park for some publicity … Continue reading

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