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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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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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Roger the Dodger, oops, I mean Red Sox, no wait Blue Jay, noooooo, Yankee or is it Astro?…No it’s DODGER!!!!!

In a week which saw Johnny Pesky laid to rest, the Red Sox and their fans bid him adieu in a poignant Fenway Park moment, Roger Clemens made his way back on to the baseball stage. Talk about a study in contrasts. The … Continue reading

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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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“The best music… is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.” Bruce Springsteen

The Red Sox now languish in the nonsensical ramblings of this seasons remains and in their midst owner John Henry denies that he has a “mutiny” on his hands. The whines and boos have reached decibels which are so damn high I can hear them from … Continue reading

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Johnny Pesky…..

Johnny Pesky passed away yesterday. The man who had embodied the Red Sox for more than six decades has gone home. Home to Ted, to Dominic and to his beloved Ruthie. Johnny broke in with the Red Sox in 1942, lost three … Continue reading

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