Opening Day in 2019 marked the 46th anniversary of the designated hitter rule in the American League. The first Boston Red Sox designated hitter was future Hall of Fame member Orlando Cepeda. Orlando spent only one season in Boston but he tells us that season helped put him in the Hall of Fame.
When the 2018 Boston Red Sox won Game Five against the Los Angeles Dodgers the club became the first MLB team to win four World Championships in the 21st Century! And they became the first team in MLB history to win four World Championships over fifteen consecutive seasons in both the 20th and 21st Centuries! With these achievements this a good time… Read more →
Former Red Sox All-Star pitcher Derek Lowe was the winning pitcher in the 2004 series-clinching victories over the Anaheim Angels in the ALDS, the New York Yankees in the ALCS, and the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. Lowe is the only pitcher in MLB history to be credited with the victory in three consecutive postseason series. “That was… Read more →
My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 89 years-old on January 23. It is hard to believe that Frank has been gone for three years and he is sorely missed by family and friends. But he had an extraordinary life and it is timely to revisit all that he experienced and achieved! To say Frank Sullivan led an interesting… Read more →
When the calendar flipped to 2019, it ushered in the 149th consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Boston’s 149 consecutive seasons are the most in major league baseball—in fact the most in the world. Chicago is second with 147 consecutive seasons, and we can thank Mrs. O’Leary’s cow for shutting down Chicago baseball in 1872, leaving us with the… Read more →