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Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring….

Lackluster is the only word to describe Sunday’s effort at Fenway! A good word for a vapid performance. In all fairness, there was a flash of vitality; that coming in the third inning following the Yankees taking a 2-0 lead … Continue reading

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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature….. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” Helen Keller

My dad once told me that there are two types of people in the world. There are those who kick the $#!% out of life and those who let life kick the $#!% out of them. You have to decide … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Eighth Stanza…..REVISITED

This was originally published in July of 2012. It recaps the entire rivalry and takes the story into the 70s. Enjoy…. The Sox head to Yankee Stadium tonight (the fake one) where their historic 2012 season could effectively be put … Continue reading

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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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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Fifth Stanza, The Kid, The Clipper and 1941….REVISITED

Despite what you may have heard or read about in curse ridden terms, the Red Sox Yankee rivalry actually began as a rivalry between their two best players; a guy named Ted Williams and another named Joe DiMaggio. It began … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, the Fourth Stanza, Back from the Darkness of the Abyss…..REVISITED

The Red Sox/Yankee rivalry really began as the rivalry between Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. For in the first 20 years of the American League the Yankees were pretty bad and the Red Sox were the best team in baseball. … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Rivalry, The Third Stanza, Into the Abyss…..REVISITED

Following Babe Ruth’s sale to the Yankees, the Red Sox entered their worst decade in their history. The 1920s found them at the bottom of the heap throughout. The Yankees on the other hand became, well, the Yankees and it … Continue reading

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