Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 154 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 153 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

About Herb Crehan

Herb Crehan is in his 29th season as a Contributing Writer and MC of Red Sox public service presentations. Herb has written more than 150 feature articles for RED SOX MAGAZINE. He has authored three books on the Red Sox, including The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox: Birth of Red Sox Nation, which was released in November 2016, and contributed to five others. He speaks frequently in the Boston area on Red Sox history. He is the publisher of this website, which is dedicated to the preservation of Boston baseball history. He speaks frequently on Red Sox history at Councils On Aging and community organizations. Comments and suggestions for future articles may be submitted at his website.

NEW! KEVIN YOUKILIS Remembers the 2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox

By |2024-06-11T08:31:52-04:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

Fan favorite Kevin Youkilis felt good about the Red Sox chances for the upcoming season when he arrived at spring training in February 2007. “Things just never came together for us the season before,” he says referring to the third-place 2006 Red Sox. “But I thought we had a really good mix of talent for the 2007 season. We had established all-stars like Pap [...]


By |2024-06-06T19:35:43-04:00June 6th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When the calendar flipped to 2024, it ushered in the 153rd  anniversary of Boston's first professional baseball team--the Boston Red Stockings! And this year marks the 154th consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Those of you who are observant, and most of you are, noticed the "150th Anniversary" uniform patch worn by the Atlanta Braves when [...]


By |2024-06-02T09:18:15-04:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When former infielder John Valentin was elected to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in the spring of 2010, it was a homecoming of sorts.  “It was an unbelievable honor to be recognized that way,” John said.  “And it meant so much to me because I was a part of the Red Sox organization for so long [14 years], to be included with all those great players made it [...]


By |2024-02-17T20:37:22-05:00February 17th, 2024|Categories: Featured|

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Roosevelt Robinson started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers in a game against the Boston Braves at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York, becoming the first African-American Major League Baseball player in the 20th century.

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