Tag Archives: Jim Rice

A half Century of the Red Sox and the Amateur Draft…

Yesterday the Boston Red Sox made Jason Groome their overall number one pick in the 2016 Amateur draft. The 6’6″ left-handed pitcher from Barnegat High School in New Jersey was the 12th overall pick. His fastball sits between 90-94 and has touched … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Eighth Stanza…..REVISITED

This was originally published in July of 2012. It recaps the entire rivalry and takes the story into the 70s. Enjoy…. The Sox head to Yankee Stadium tonight (the fake one) where their historic 2012 season could effectively be put … Continue reading

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Of Blizzards, Sunshine and Baseball…..

This weekend, I played two rounds of golf in weather that touched 80 degrees while my family and friends in my beloved Boston Massachusetts battled a winter blizzard of monumental proportions. While my loved ones battled the elements, my worries were minimal, should I … Continue reading

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GIVE FENWAY PARK FOR CHRISTMAS….

Hey folks…Looking for a Christmas present for your favorite sports, baseball or history fan? Try this…. Here are a few reasons why….. There are 220 photos in this book, of which over 40 are published for the first time. It … Continue reading

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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,…

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Number 6 and the Babe, Interesting Connection…..

Johnny Pesky 1919-2012….. Last night Fenway Park, the Red Sox and the Fenway Faithful honored Johnny Pesky one day after he was laid to rest next to Ruthie in Swampscott.  Everyone was adorned in appropriate attire. Even Fenway. Number 6 takes the field. Appropriately … Continue reading

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