Tag Archives: Tim Wakefield

A Man Does Not Become a Man Until His Father Dies….

This is a long story. I write it to you today because there are several people in my world who, are currently in the midst of hospice situations or have just come through them. Their journeys have reminded me of mine … Continue reading

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It Only Counts As One Loss……

Yesterday at Fenway Park, the Red Sox and Orioles played a 17 inning contest. The Orioles prevailed in a game in which Red Sox outfielder Darnell McDonald was the losing pitcher. Darnell McDonald pitching yesterday at Fenway Park. There have … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane…..

Traveling today, leaving the land of Fenway Park and returning to the land of sun and sand. The weekend of Fenway’s centenary celebration was both a huge success and a colossal failure.  The celebration was spectacular, poignant, respectful, touching, warm and … Continue reading

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“It is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father”…..Brian Banko

Yesterday a friend of mine said this of the game of baseball, “It seems that baseball passion is not really baseball at all. It is passed from parent to child as an expression of the relationship with your father…..” Well, … Continue reading

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“And on the seventh day….. He rested.”…..Genesis

And Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek played golf….. And so did I…..Happy Sunday! And so it is on this day in Fenway Park history, March 4, 2012.

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“I never, ever wanted to pitch for another team”…Tim Wakefield

In what was the first official act in Jet Blue Park, the Boston Red Sox new spring facility in Fort Myers Florida, the Fenway Faithful said goodbye to Tim Wakefield. Before his family, friends, and teammates he fought through tears saying he reached the … Continue reading

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