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A Set to Honor Teddy Ballgame's Military Service

I am in no hurry to make a return to collecting cardboard – the passion that I had decades ago for this particular hobby is no longer within me. 1,100 more words

WWII

My Mom, cancer and baseball

Twelve years ago I sat in a hospital room, alone with my mother shortly after she had surgery. The surgery was to remove her ovarian cancer, don’t worry, she is cancer free. 522 more words

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25 Greatest Red Sox Ever: #24 - Johnny Pesky

An ongoing series ranking the top 25 Red Sox of all time.

(Author’s note: This is a completely subjective list. It’s based mostly on my own opinion, although I did use multiple reference sources for research when compiling these rankings. 261 more words

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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

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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

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