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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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February 27, 2002: The John Henry Group, which includes Tom Werner, Larry Lucchino, and the New York Times, officially acquires the Boston Red Sox from the Yawkey Foundation; the sale occurs 69 years and two days after the date the franchise is purchased by Tom Yawkey, and ultimately leads to three World Championships (2004, 2007 and 2013) in ten seasons.

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, 2021 January 22, 2021 THE DESIGNATED HITTER TURNS 46! 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 46! 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. April 6, 2019 April 6, 2019 DEREK LOWE REMEMBERS 2004 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. Featured DEREK LOWE REMEMBERS 2004 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. October 20, 2018 October 20, 2018

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