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CELEBRATING NINE RED SOX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 148 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

CELEBRATING NINE RED SOX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 148 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

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 →

DEREK LOWE REMEMBERS THE 2004 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

DEREK LOWE REMEMBERS THE 2004 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

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 →

Remembering Frank Sullivan

Remembering Frank Sullivan

My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 88 years-old on January 23. It is hard to believe that Frank has been gone for two 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 →

MIGHTY CASEY

MIGHTY CASEY

All of us have read “Casey at the Bat” and probably we have heard it recited many times.  But did you know that “Casey at the Bat” is considered one of America’s most enduring poems?  Its closest rival for that honor is “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” to which we respond: bah, humbug! And did you know that the town… Read more →

MHS Panel: 'Impossible Dreamers': The Pennant-Winning 1967 Boston Red Sox

MHS Panel: ‘Impossible Dreamers’: The Pennant-Winning 1967 Boston Red Sox

In June I was honored to participate in a panel discussion to kick off the “’Impossible Dreamers’: The Pennant-Winning 1967 Boston Red Sox” exhibition at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston (http://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2265). The MHS was nice enough to post video of the talk: — Recorded 24 June 2017 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA — Moderated by Red Sox historian… Read more →