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“Love Wins Mitch, Love Always Wins”….. Morrie Schwartz

I have never been one of the celebratory New Years Eve types; always looking at the start of a New Year as a time of reflection and introspection. Solemnity, more than revelry, has always seemed  far more appropriate for the … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Fourth Stanza, Back from the Darkness of the Abyss…..REVISITED

The Red Sox/Yankee rivalry really began as the rivalry between Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. For in the first 20 years of the American League the Yankees were pretty bad and the Red Sox were the best team in baseball. … Continue reading

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“Well Here We Are Again, I Guess it Must be Fate”….. Chicago

How about that! It’s Hall of Fame election time for Major League Baseball and the air will ONCE AGAIN be filled with discussion of guess what? I’ll give you a hint, it starts with an “S” and it rhymes with hemorrhoids, … Continue reading

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Hey now you’re an All Star, get your game on, go play……

Today the 2012 All Star break comes to an end as the Red Sox are right up the road from me in Tampa to begin the second half of Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary season. The “Trop”. As they begin the … Continue reading

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Big Papi hits a Milestone…..

On Wednesday night, July 4, 2012, in Oakland, David Ortiz became the 49th man in baseball history to hit the 400 home run mark. It came in the fourth inning of a 3-2 loss to the A’s who completed a sweep of … Continue reading

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Will it Ever Go Away?????

Manny Ramirez asked for, and was granted his release, by the Oakland A’s last weekend. He had been playing with the A’s triple A affiliate, the Sacramento River Cats. Manny had signed a deal with Oakland after his 100 game … 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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