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Seven Join the Red Sox Hall of Fame…..

Last Friday, August 3rd, my brother and I took in the Red Sox Hall of Fame Induction luncheon at Fenway Park’s EMC Club.  There were seven members (five of them players) added to the Red Sox Hall of Fame and they spanned … Continue reading

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“Will ya still need me, will ya still feed me, when I’m 64”????? John Lennon/Paul McCartney

A total of 12,476 members of the Fenway Faithful clicked the turnstiles at Fenway Park on Friday night July 16, 1948. They came to see Red Sox right hander Joe Dobson take on Art Houtteman and the Detroit Tigers. The fans knew that Ted … 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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Leaving on a Jet Plane…..

Traveling today, leaving the land of Fenway Park and returning to the land of sun and sand. The weekend of Fenway’s centenary celebration was both a huge success and a colossal failure.  The celebration was spectacular, poignant, respectful, touching, warm and … Continue reading

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“It is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father”…..Brian Banko

Yesterday a friend of mine said this of the game of baseball, “It seems that baseball passion is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father…..” Well, … Continue reading

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

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 the summer of ’41’. Therein the stage was set for the rivalry that would blossom at the … Continue reading

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The Teammates…..

We’ve made our way down Yawkey Way and to the end of Van Ness Street. We’ve viewed the Banners of Championships and the Banners of Glory and as we reach where Van Ness Street melts into Ipswich Street we encounter Red … Continue reading

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