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It’s a Story of Hank and Frank and Dave and Ray and Josh…..

A top of the morning to you one and all. I will be traveling for the next couple of days as I make my way north to be at Fenway Park for THE GAME on Friday! Excited does not even … Continue reading

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“I never, ever wanted to pitch for another team”…Tim Wakefield

In what was the first official act in Jet Blue Park, the Boston Red Sox new spring facility in Fort Myers Florida, the Fenway Faithful said goodbye to Tim Wakefield. Before his family, friends, and teammates he fought through tears saying he reached the … Continue reading

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“He inspired young ballplayers across the Nation for decades, and we will always remember his persistence on the field and his courage off the field. Ted (Williams) gave baseball some of its best seasons-and he gave his own best seasons to his country.” President George W Bush

The “Jimmy Fund” had its beginnings in 1948 when the Variety Club of New England teamed with the Boston Braves to help a 12-year-old cancer patient from Maine who was known as simply, “Jimmy”. Millions tuned in on their radios to listen … Continue reading

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