I am trying to catch up on all the cut autographs I have made over the past few months. When I first started the blog I was posting them, then got busy in real life and the blog took second priority. 243 more words
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Robert Pershing “Bobby” Doerr (born April 7, 1918) played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox (1937-1951). In addition to batting over .300 in several seasons, Doerr set Red Sox team records in numerous statistical categories. 613 more words
BOSTON (AP/CBS) — The Boston Red Sox have lost their oldest surviving player.
Lou Lucier, a right-handed pitcher who played during World War II, has died at the age of 96. 160 more words
Baseball’s All-Star Game was born in Chicago in 1933, but the first contest was held on the South Side. The Midsummer Classic didn’t come to Wrigley Field for the first time until July 8, 1947 when 41,123 fans saw the American League prevail 2-1. 180 more words
The west coast was very kind to the great Red Sox teams of the 1940’s. The region produced a legendary Boston version of a “Core Four” with Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, Dom DiMaggio and today’s Birthday Celebrant all coming east as young men and making Fenway their summer workplace. 510 more words