Julie sent well over 300 cards, and not all of them were catchers. She included a number of Red Sox greats that ultimately made their way into my collection. 242 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. 159 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