Carl Yastrzemski was selected to his first American League All-Star team in 1963. More than fifty years later he still clearly remembered walking into the locker room at Cleveland’s old Municipal Stadium. “Bill Monbouquette, Frank Malzone and Dick Radatz were all selected along with me. When we got to the park, the first player I saw was Al Kaline [Detroit Tiger’s future Hall… Read more →
It has been more than forty-years since the 1967 Boston Red Sox captivated New England and built the foundation of Red Sox Nation but Jim Lonborg’s clutch pitching down the stretch lives on in the memories of fans.
Anthony Richard Conigliaro was born in Revere MA, on January 7, 1945. It almost seemed that Tony Conigliaro was born to play with and star for the Boston Red Sox. Tony spent his earliest years in Revere, he learned to play baseball in East Boston, and the Conigliaro family moved to Swampscott on the north shore of Boston when he… Read more →
Rico Petrocelli, a Yankee fan as a youngster growing up in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, was the anchor of the Red Sox infield when the Red Sox moved into Chicago for a crucial series against the White Sox. There was a certain irony in Rico’s de facto position as the Red Sox “captain” of the infield. In 1966,… Read more →
We will be celebrating the wonderful memories of the Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox throughout 2017. It is hard to believe that 50 years have gone by and yet the memories of that special season are still so strong. A total of 39 players were included on the roster of the 1967 Red Sox. And these players ranged from Carl… Read more →