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Of Pink Bats, Pink Ribbons and Pink Bows…..

Yesterday at Fenway Park, the Red Sox won their third straight game against the Cleveland Indians. The bats of Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Daniel Nava and Will Middlebrooks, led the offense while Daniel Bard had one of his better outings of the season. The … Continue reading

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Long Gone and Hard to Find…..

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Red Sox Shutout Pitching Debuts……

What do Billy Rohr, Dave Morehead, Dave ‘Boo” Ferris, George Hockette, Buck O’Brien, Larry Pape and Rube Kroh have in common? Herb Kroh was the first Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in the first game he ever pitched. He … Continue reading

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“And when you talk of heroes, and I’ve had many since a lad”…..Raymond Sinibaldi

Ninety two years ago today in a three-decker apartment on Cottage Street in East Boston, Remo Coradini Sinibaldi was born. He grew up as a “Dump Rat” which was the moniker the residents of Cottage Street put on themselves because of the area’s proximity … Continue reading

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“O Captain, My Captain….Your fearful trip is done, the ship has weathered every rack, the prize you sought is won.” Walt Whitman

Jason Varitek, the Captain, said goodbye Thursday. There is a moment that will forevermore define him, and we all know what it is….It started with this, Be careful what you ask for Alex….You just might… Get it! How many Red Sox fans lived … Continue reading

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It’s All in the Numbers…..

The Red Sox have, what could best be described as, a two tier system of recognizing the immortals who have called Fenway Park their home. The top-tier is the retired numbers. These are the creme de la creme, the pièce de résistance and … Continue reading

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” To dream the impossible dream …..To fight the unbeatable foe….. To bear with unbearable sorrow…..To go where the brave dare not go.” Joe Darion

Just as his moment in the 1946 World Series defined the career of Enos “Country” Slaughter, the 1967 baseball season redefined the franchise of the Boston Red Sox!  They had been mired in mediocrity, check that, they were abysmal. They had … Continue reading

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“Another Auld Lang Syne.” Dan Fogelberg

We stand on the threshold of yet another year and before 2011 slipped away, I decided to make a visit to one of my lifes true loves! I took my camera to check in on the old girl and see how she … Continue reading

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