Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner throws out the ceremonial first pitch for the home Opening Day baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Boston, Tuesday April 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

Bill Buckner: Remembering The 1986 American League Champion Boston Red Sox

Bill Buckner, who played first base for the Boston Red Sox from 1984 to 1987 and 1990, ranks in the top 100 among major league baseball players in eight important lifetime categories.  In fact, only 53 players in the history of major league baseball have accumulated more base hits than Buckner’s 2,715 career hits. Bill Buckner’s career, which began in… Read more →

“Tony, We Hardly Knew You”

“Tony, We Hardly Knew You”

In June of 1962, Tony Conigliaro of Swampscott, MA, was a star outfielder for St. Mary’s High School of Lynn.  By April of 1964, the 19-year-old Conigliaro was a starting outfielder for the Boston Red Sox. In his first at-bat at Fenway Park, Tony Conigliaro hit the first pitch thrown to him for a home run.  In his rookie year… Read more →

CELEBRATING 146 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

CELEBRATING 146 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

When the Red Sox season opened the season with a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on April 5, 2016, it marked the 146th  consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Boston’s 146 consecutive seasons are the most in major league baseball—in fact the most in the world. Chicago is second with 144 consecutive seasons, and we can thank Mrs…. Read more →

Remembering Frank Sullivan

Remembering Frank Sullivan

My dear friend Frank Sullivan passed away in his home on Kauai, HI, on January 19, 2016, just four days before his 86th birthday. Frank was a big league pitcher for 11 years, a two-time American League All Star, and a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame. More importantly, he was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. To say he will be missed is an extreme understatement. (see article below)