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!

UPDATE–Lou Lucier: Oldest Living Red Sox Player

By |2020-03-23T19:14:56-04:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Lou Lucier on October 18, 2014.  His obituary and arrangements are included in the following link: Mr. Lucier was one of the finest gentlemen I have ever interviewed.  I treasure my memory of the afternoon I describe in the feature below. I spent Saturday afternoon talking baseball w [...]


By |2020-03-23T19:16:02-04:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: Blog|

Here is a link to an ode to the 1914 Miracle Braves written by Ring Lardner.  Lardner was a prolific writer, mainly about sports and especially baseball, but he also wrote about the theater and life in general.  His column in the Chicago Tribune was circulated to over 100 newspapers and he also wrote the acclaimed book, You Know Me Al. Thanks to Jonathon Tho [...]

Oldtime Baseball Game Goes National!

By |2020-03-23T19:16:46-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

The annual Oldtime Baseball Game, which will be played Monday night, August 25, at St. Peter’s Field in North Cambridge, has gone national!  Unless you have been living under a rock you have watched your friends, and many celebrities, pour a bucket of ice over their heads to help raise money to find a cure for ALS.  This national effort, which has raised alm [...]

$20,000,000+ OR $425?

By |2020-03-23T19:17:16-04:00April 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog|

If you can’t raise the $20 million-plus to bid on the original of Norman Rockwell’s “The Rookie,” you might want to spend $425 on a unique plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of Fenway Park. Christie’s Auction House, the prestigious dealer in New   York City has announced that the original portrait of Rockwell’s icon cover picture will [...] Interview With Forbes

By |2020-03-23T19:17:47-04:00November 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

My interview on the 2013 Improbable Dream Boston Red Sox and its place in Boston baseball history was published by Forbes on November 4, 2013.  Warning to Yankee fans: you may not like reading that the Red Sox have been the dominant team of the first two decades of the 20th and 21st century! A special thank you goes to Richard M. Salsman for u [...]

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