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WORLD $ERIE$, CA$H AND FENWAY…..

When the Red Sox won the 1912 World Series at Fenway Park, the winners share was $4,024.68 per player. That may not seem like a whole lot but it more than doubled the salary of some players. Well it set me to thinking( … Continue reading

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Rounding out the Red Sox Regulars of 1912, Meet Mr. Larry Gardner, Third Baseman…..

Drumroll please while I introduce to you the last regular in the Red Sox lineup of 1912, Mr. William Lawrence “Larry” Gardner. Larry Gardner, one of five native New Englander’s on Fenway’s first Red Sox squad, was a teammate of … Continue reading

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Ray Collins, “he is one of the best pitchers in the American League — one of the two or three best left-handed pitchers in the business.” Clark Griffith

The fourth man in the Red Sox pitching rotation in 1912 was a 25-year-old southpaw from Vermont named Ray Williston Collins. Born in Colchester Vermont, this 6′ 1″, 185lb left-hander had New England roots that literally went back to the beginning and … Continue reading

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