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.

Luis Tiant Looks Back

By |2022-05-05T01:34:25-04:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Luis Tiant|

Luis Tiant #23 of the Boston Red Sox pitches during a game circa the 1971-78 season. (Photo by Rich Pilling/ Getty Images) He whirled, and he twirled.  At the midpoint of his pitching motion, Luis Tiant would turn his back completely to the hitter, and he appeared to be counting the crowd in the centerfield bleachers.  When he corkscrewed around for his de [...]


By |2020-10-28T23:49:25-04:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: Boston Baseball History, Bronson Arroyo|

The historic 2004 Boston Red Sox season was former Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo’s tenth year in professional baseball but his first complete season in the major leagues. “I was so fortunate to be a part of that season,” Bronson said in a 2019 interview. “It was a season that Red Sox fans will never forget. And I got to play with some great ballplayers. It’ [...]


By |2020-03-23T20:02:12-04:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Frank Sullivan|

My dear friend Frank Sullivan would have been 89 years-old on January 23, 2019. It is hard to believe that Frank has been gone for over three years and he is sorely missed by family and friends. But he had an extraordinary life and it is timely to revisit all that he experienced and achieved! To say Frank Sullivan led an interesting life would be an understa [...]

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