Tag Archives: Ted Williams

Musings Born of “67”…

This morning I awoke with visions of “67” dancing in my head. It happens once in awhile, the year, the magic. My son tells me I give too much reverence to baseball’s bygone days and he may, in fact, be … Continue reading

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‘The Hardest Thing to do in All of Sports, Without Question, Is to Hit a Baseball.” Ted Williams

This one is for baseball coaches at every level. I have been knocking around a baseball field with kids for the better part of three decades. They have ranged in age from five to 20, from T-Ball to high school. … Continue reading

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“Love Wins Mitch, Love Always Wins”….. Morrie Schwartz

I have never been one of the celebratory New Years Eve types; always looking at the start of a New Year as a time of reflection and introspection. Solemnity, more than revelry, has always seemed  far more appropriate for the … Continue reading

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“Pitching always beats batting — and vice-versa.” Yogi Berra

Last Saturday August 1, 2015 baseball history was made. For the first time the reigning league MVP’s faced each other in a game. Well it’s sorta true. Thanks to the not so great idea of interleague play, it happened during the regular … 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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