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GENE CONLEY Two-Sports Star for the Boston Braves, Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox

GENE CONLEY Two-Sports Star for the Boston Braves, Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox

Gene Conley, who passed away on July 4, 2017, was the proud owner of one World Series Championship ring, and three NBA World Championship rings. No one else can make this claim, and it is highly unlikely that anyone will ever duplicate his feat. Conley earned his World Series Championship ring pitching for the Milwaukee Braves in 1957. He earned… Read more →

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 recent passing of pitcher Lee Stange on September September 21, 2018, brought the number of players we have lost to sixteen.  Since there were 39 players who are included on the 1967 Roster for the season, 23 members of the Impossible… 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 148 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

CELEBRATING 148 YEARS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

When the calendar flipped to 2018, it ushered in the 148th  consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Boston’s 148 consecutive seasons are the most in major league baseball—in fact the most in the world. Chicago is second with 146 consecutive seasons, and we can thank Mrs. O’Leary’s cow for shutting down Chicago baseball in 1872, leaving us with the… Read more →