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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Sixth Stanza….It Comes to Fruition…..REVISITED

The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Sixth Stanza….It Comes to Fruition….. Posted on March 24, 2012by fenwaypark100 Well we’ve been through a few stanzas of the Red Sox/Yankee rivalry song. The last verse was the Joe D/Teddy Ballgame wonder of … 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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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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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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Now These Cycles I Like, No Needles Involved…..

Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill hit for the cycle for the second time in days last week sending pundits everywhere scurrying. Now for you casual observers of baseball, the cycle is when a player gets a single, double, triple and … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Park Team, The Shortstop…..

Voting is still in progress for the All Fenway Team where you can vote for the Red Sox best player at each position since Fenway’s inception in 1912. http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp I am putting together a team with a little bit of a twist. … Continue reading

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

Tom Yawkey purchased the Red Sox in 1933, the year before Babe Ruth’s final year with the Yankees. There is a synchronicity in this ushering out of the old and in with the new; for it was Tom Yawkey who set the Red … Continue reading

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