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 |2023-06-21T12:59:55-04:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

PREVIEW I interviewed Jim Rice in the family room adjacent to the Red Sox clubhouse at Fenway Park In August 2000.  At the time he was in his sixth season as the team’s hitting instructor.  It was about four hours before game time, but Rice was already in his uniform and anxious to get out to the batting cage. The best single word to describe Jim Rice up clo [...]

Joe Morgan & Morgan Magic

By |2023-06-21T13:05:42-04:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Joe Morgan|Tags: |

Thirty-five years ago this July there was magic in the air at Fenway Park: Morgan Magic.  Red Sox third base coach Joe Morgan was named as the interim manager to replace John McNamara on July 14, 1988.  And the Red Sox won under Morgan.  And won some more.  And they kept on winning. At age 92, Joe Morgan still remembers most of the details of what he calls “ [...]


By |2023-06-21T13:13:49-04:00July 16th, 2022|Categories: Troy O’Leary|

When the Boston Red Sox claimed Troy O’Leary on waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers in April 1995, it was the best thing that ever happened to his baseball career.  Looking back during a recent interview, Troy said, “I didn’t think so at the time.  I had been with the Brewers for eight years, my whole career.  I had spent time in the majors, but I got caught [...]


By |2022-07-22T01:06:31-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Bernie Carbo|

When Bernie Carbo reported to spring training in Winter Haven, Florida, in February 1975, he had no idea that the upcoming season would be one of the most celebrated years in Red Sox history. “I knew we had a lot of talent,” Bernie said in a recent interview, “but I certainly wasn’t thinking about the World Series when training camp opened.” Outfielder Carbo [...]

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