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THE ANATOMY OF A RIVALRY…..THE FIRST STANZA REVISITED

THE ANATOMY OF A RIVALRY…..THE FIRST STANZA Posted on March 13, 2012by fenwaypark100 As I have revitalized this blog, I have spent some time looking through all the “stats”, that’s right blogs have stats. Anyway, what the stats tell me … Continue reading

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Dominance on the Mound, the Purist’s Dream…..

Yesterday Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio got the call. On July 26th they will take their rightful places among the game’s elite. Biggio was in his third year on the ballot while the other three join the … Continue reading

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Shutout History at Fenway Park…..

Last night at Fenway Park, Clay Buchholz threw the first real shutout of Fenway’s 100th anniversary season. It was the third shutout thrown by the staff but you aficionados know what I’m talking about when I say it was a real one. Buchholz finished the … Continue reading

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Give Mom Fenway Park for Mothers Day…..

Give Mom Fenway Park for Mother’s Day. What could be better than that? There are over 200 photos in this book. Here is one of them with the caption which accompanies it. “Smokey” Joe Wood (right) is seen glancing toward … Continue reading

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The All Fenway Team, The Third Baseman…..

Today I select the third baseman for my All Fenway team. http://mlb.mlb.com/bos/fan_forum/all_fenway_team.jsp A heads up to you newer readers and a reminder to the old guard, I am not selecting a best player at each position, rather I am choosing a … Continue reading

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Lift the Curtain…..

The Red Sox opened their 1912 season April 11th in New York’s Hilltop Park. They did it with a comeback win against the Highlanders and all the runs in the game came in the first and ninth innings. Harry Wolverton … Continue reading

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Red Sox Christen Park With A Win…..The Boston Post April 10, 1912

It was a bitter cold, wind-swept day that so often categorizes an April day in Boston and flurries of snow swirled in gusts of blustering wind that cut to the bone. However that did not stop about 3500 brave souls from … Continue reading

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