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It’s All in the Numbers…..

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, the pièce de résistance and … Continue reading

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Fenway, the 1946 World Series and Enos “Country” Slaughter…..

The 1946 baseball season was filled with hope, renewal, promise and celebration! World War II had come to an end and the players were returning. For the Red Sox this meant the return of Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, Bobby Doerr, … Continue reading

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“Now batting number 25, Tony Conigliaro, Conigliaro.” Sherm Feller

The saga of Tony Conigliaro and his impact upon the Red Sox, Fenway Park and the Fenway Faithful would not be complete without an epilogue, as I wrote in the first story of Conig, he is a classic Shakespearian tragic hero. There are four … Continue reading

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