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IN MEMORIAM: 1967 IMPOSSIBLE DREAM RED SOX

IN MEMORIAM: 1967 IMPOSSIBLE DREAM RED SOX

Too many players from the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox have died at too young of an age.  The passing of Norm Siebern in 2015 brought the number of players we have lost to fifteen.  The following is a complete listing including date of death and age at death.   PLAYER DATE OF DEATH AGE AT DEATH Elston Howard 1980 50… Read more →

Remembering Jimmy Piersall

Remembering Jimmy Piersall

When former All-Star outfielder Jimmy Piersall received the phone call in 2010 telling him he had been elected to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, it was a dream come true. “To be honest, I actually got the shivers when I heard the news. I grew up in Waterbury, CT, surrounded by Yankee fans, rooting for the Red Sox…. Read more →

NEW!  TROY O'LEARY LOOKS BACK

NEW! TROY O’LEARY LOOKS BACK

When the Boston Red Sox claimed Troy O’Leary on waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers in April 1995, it was the best thing that ever happened to his baseball career.  Looking back during a recent interview, Troy said, “I didn’t think so at the time.  I had been with the Brewers for eight years, my whole career.  I had spent time… 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 Dave “Hendu” Henderson

Remembering Dave “Hendu” Henderson

Dave Henderson, who starred in the Red Sox dramatic Game Five victory over the California Angels in the 1986 American League Championship Series, died on December 27, 2015, in Seattle, WA. Henderson died of massive heart failure one month after he received a kidney transplant. He was only age 57—much too young. (See article below)