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Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

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May 17, 1971: The Red Sox pick Luis Tiant up off the scrap heap and sign him to a minor league contract after he is released first by the Twins and then by the Atlanta Braves; Luis' sore arm recovers and he will go 15-6 in 1972, and 121-81 during his seven full seasons with the Red Sox, ultimately earning election to the Red Sox Hall of Fame.

TOM CONNOLLY - THE FIRST AMERICAN LEAGUE UMPIRE It is remarkable that Connolly earned the honor of umpiring in the first World Series opener which the Boston Americans took from the Pittsburg Pirates by the score of  7-3.  Featured TOM CONNOLLY - THE FIRST AMERICAN LEAGUE UMPIRE It is remarkable that Connolly earned the honor of umpiring in the first World Series opener which the Boston Americans took from the Pittsburg Pirates by the score of  7-3.  April 24, 2022 April 24, 2022 REMEMBERING FRANK SULLIVAN My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 91 years-old on January 23, 2021. And I am saddened to report that his lovely wife Marilyn passed away on January 15, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at her home on Kauai, HI. Featured REMEMBERING FRANK SULLIVAN My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 91 years-old on January 23, 2021. And I am saddened to report that his lovely wife Marilyn passed away on January 15, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at her home on Kauai, HI. January 22, 2022 January 22, 2022 THE DESIGNATED HITTER TURNS 48! When Orlando Cepeda agreed to a one-year contract with the Red Sox on January 18, 1973, he became the first major league player signed expressly to become a designated hitter under the new American League rule. Featured THE DESIGNATED HITTER TURNS 48! When Orlando Cepeda agreed to a one-year contract with the Red Sox on January 18, 1973, he became the first major league player signed expressly to become a designated hitter under the new American League rule. August 26, 2021 August 26, 2021

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