Tag Archives: Jason Varitek

A Man Does Not Become a Man Until His Father Dies….

This is a long story. I write it to you today because there are several people in my world who, are currently in the midst of hospice situations or have just come through them. Their journeys have reminded me of mine … Continue reading

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Wanna Trade???

The Post Youk Era began at Fenway Park on Monday and after two games the Red Sox are 1-1 following a come from behind 5-1 win last night at home against the Blue Jays.  Big Papi and Brent Lillibridge. Utility man … 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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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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“It is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father”…..Brian Banko

Yesterday a friend of mine said this of the game of baseball, “It seems that baseball passion is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father…..” Well, … 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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“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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“And on the seventh day….. He rested.”…..Genesis

And Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek played golf….. And so did I…..Happy Sunday! And so it is on this day in Fenway Park history, March 4, 2012.

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