Frank Sullivan Answers Your Questions

Frank Sullivan Answers Your Questions

Herb Crehan: Do you agree with the sentiment that life begins again on Opening Day? Frank Sullivan: You bet!  Even though I watch almost all sports on TV, and we get plenty here in the islands, baseball is still the most fascinating game to me.  I wish I had paid more attention to the overall game when I was playing.  I… Read more →

Memorable Opening Days in Boston Baseball History

Memorable Opening Days in Boston Baseball History

Opening Day at Yankee Stadium for the Boston Red Sox on April 1, 2013, marked the official beginning of 143 consecutive years of professional baseball in our city.  Boston has had a professional baseball team longer than any other city in North America.  Chicago is second with 141 consecutive years of professional baseball, and New York City is an also-ran… 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 →

The Red Sox Equipment Truck Has Left for Fort Myers!

In a sure sign that spring is just around the corner, the Red Sox equipment truck left FenwayPark shortly after noon today headed on a 1,500 mile journey to JetBluePark in Fort Myers, FL, the club’s spring training headquarters.  Several hundred loyal Red Sox fans were on hand as the 18-wheeler with “Big Things Ahead” on its side headed towards… Read more →

Interview with Frank

Herb: Frank Sullivan broke in with the Boston Red Sox in 1953. Frank, how has the game changed in the sixty years since you were a rookie? Frank: In the early 1950’s when only the pitcher and catcher brought their gloves into the dugout after the inning was over (the rest just threw them aside on the field) there were… Read more →

More Wit and Wisdom from the WA

Herb Crehan: Happy birthday Frank!  Are there day-long festivities planned for you on Kauai today? Frank Sullivan: Well, other than the island folks being so disappointed that I will still be around, I intend to dodge the rest of the birthday stuff.  How the hell am I going to blow out 83 candles? Herb Crehan: What do you do to… Read more →