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.


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.

BILL “Mombo” MONBOUQUETTE: The Pride of Medford Mass

By |2024-01-25T09:41:23-05:00January 25th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

I have enjoyed every interview I have conducted with a former Red Sox player.  My interview of Bill Monbouquette is near to the top of my most enjoyable sessions. I interviewed “Mombo” about 25 years ago at Frank’s Steakhouse, a Cambridge institution since 1938.  There is nothing pretentious about Frank’s and there was absolutely nothing pretentious about Bi [...]


By |2024-02-17T20:21:09-05:00January 23rd, 2024|Categories: Frank Sullivan|

My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 93 years-old on January 23, 2023. And we miss his lovely wife Marilyn who passed away on January 15, 2020. It is still difficult to accept that we have lost both Frank and Marilyn but they left a wonderful legacy and much Aloha. They had an extraordinary life and it is timely to revisit all that they experienced and achieved!

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