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The All Fenway Park Pitching Staff…..

This one is for you stat geeks. I have taken my All Fenway pitching staff and put together a few numbers of interest. First let’s recap, from most recent to back in the day: Jon Lester (L), Jonathan Papelbon (R), Pedro Martinez (R), … Continue reading

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“Jimmie Foxx with all those muscles, hitting drives that sounded like gunfire. Crraack. A hell of a lot louder than mine sounded.” Ted Williams

They called him The Beast! Standing six feet even, he was 195 lbs of solid muscle and he could hit! James Emory “Jimmie” Foxx made his major league debut as a catcher with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1925. He was 17 years … Continue reading

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“Right field in Boston is a bitch, the sun field, and few play it well. Jackie Jensen was the best I saw at it.” — Ted Williams

It is quite possible that the best all around athlete that Fenway Park has ever seen was none other than Jack Eugene Jensen!     Jensen played seven seasons with the Red Sox.   The Red Sox acquired the “Golden Boy” on December … Continue reading

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