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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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“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 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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“If they win today, we’re going in”…..Remo Sinibaldi to his 14 year old son.

On Friday last this Red Sox Memorable Moment was enshrined in immortality in the Red Sox Hall of Fame. You know they really could have enshrined the entire weekend and as you read on you’ll understand why. Now I have … Continue reading

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Happy 4th…..The Namesakes…..

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday Uncle Sam, happy birthday to you! Today the United States celebrates its 236th birthday. Wow, that’s a lot of candles. Now I don’t want to be a stick in the … Continue reading

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Teetering……

Since 1967, the year that transformed the Red Sox from perennial door mats into a winning franchise, the habitants of Fenway Park have had only six years in which they were below .500.   Dick Williams managed the Red Sox from … Continue reading

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” To dream the impossible dream …..To fight the unbeatable foe….. To bear with unbearable sorrow…..To go where the brave dare not go.” Joe Darion

Just as his moment in the 1946 World Series defined the career of Enos “Country” Slaughter, the 1967 baseball season redefined the franchise of the Boston Red Sox!  They had been mired in mediocrity, check that, they were abysmal. They had … Continue reading

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