Red Sox second baseman Bobby Doerr turned age 99 on April 7, 2017. He is the oldest living member of Baseball’s Hall of Fame and he is the oldest living former Red Sox player. Bobby Doerr is the greatest second baseman in Boston Red Sox history and one of the finest gentlemen to ever play for the team. He is… Read more →
Bobby Doerr is the greatest second baseman in the 114-year history of the Boston Red Sox. In a 1969 poll of Red Sox fans, Doerr was named as the best second baseman joining such former stars as fellow Hall of Famers Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and Jimmie Foxx on the Red Sox All-Time Team. When the poll was repeated in… Read more →
For many of us there really are only two seasons: the baseball season and the off-season. Opening Day is a rite of spring, signaling the end of our miserable, seemingly interminable winter. Long-time sports writer for The Patriot Ledger, Dick Trust, reminds us Opening Days past.