March Baseball Madness

Oldtime Baseball Game Goes National!

Oldtime Baseball Game Goes National!

The annual Oldtime Baseball Game, which will be played Monday night, August 25, at St. Peter’s Field in North Cambridge, has gone national!  Unless you have been living under a rock you have watched your friends, and many celebrities, pour a bucket of ice over their heads to help raise money to find a cure for ALS.  This national effort,… Read more →

$20,000,000+ OR $425?

If you can’t raise the $20 million-plus to bid on the original of Norman Rockwell’s “The Rookie,” you might want to spend $425 on a unique plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of Fenway Park. Christie’s Auction House, the prestigious dealer in New   York City has announced that the original portrait of Rockwell’s icon cover picture will… Read more →

Celebrating 144 Consecutive Seasons!

Celebrating 144 Consecutive Seasons!

Now that the Red Sox equipment truck is headed to spring training in Fort Myers, FL, the 144th consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston is underway!  We are celebrating by changing our masthead above to note this fact.   Boston’s 144 consecutive seasons is the most in major league baseball—in fact the most in the world.  Chicago is second with 142… Read more →

March Baseball Madness

Red Sox outfield prospect Bryce Brentz accidentally shot himself in the leg cleaning his gun just before spring training this year.  Brentz is not the first Red Sox prospect to recover from a gun injury during spring training.  In 1978, left-handed pitching prospect Bobby Sprowl was shot in his left arm while sleeping in his Winter Haven, FL, apartment.  Sprowl’s… Read more →