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A True Gentleman of the Game

When the Red Sox finally won the World Series in 2004, my mom and her coworkers went to Opening Day 2005. I’ve sat in her law firm’s seats all my life; they’re the perfect spot, right underneath the overhang on the first baseline. 911 more words


Johnny Pesky Died Five Years Ago This Week, and I'm Still Not Over It

Former Red Sock Johnny Pesky died five years ago on August 13, 2012.  He was a franchise legend, beloved coach, commentator, and the de facto grandfather of Red Sox Nation.   965 more words


Bobby Doerr

Today Mr. Doerr turns 99 years old.  Playing his entire 14 year career with the Boston Red Sox (1937-1951), Doerr was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986.   617 more words

The Best Team Never to Win

The Cubs have, over the last 60 years, been historically bad. Most years they weren’t in contention by the end of the first couple of days and went downhill from there. 1,252 more words