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!

Frank Sullivan Answers Red Sox Fans Questions

By |2020-03-23T19:18:21-04:00August 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Frank Sullivan won 90 games for the Red Sox from 1953 to 1960 and he is a member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. Frank has lived on Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands for 50 years. Sam from Gloucester: What was the toughest type of hitter you faced? Frank Sullivan: I hated hitters that allowed me to provide the power to hit a ball hard.  The hated ones just t [...]

“Casey at the Bat”

By |2024-05-10T12:25:49-04:00August 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

All of us have read “Casey at the Bat” and probably we have heard it recited many times.  But did you know that “Casey at the Bat” is considered one of America’s most enduring poems?  Its closest rival for that honor is “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” to which we respond: bah, humbug! And did you know that the town of Holliston, MA, located 20 miles west [...]


By |2020-03-23T19:19:42-04:00July 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Too many players from the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox have died at too young of an age.  The passing of George Scott and Dan Osinski in 2013 brings the number of players we have lost to thirteen. The following is a complete listing including date of death and age at death.   PLAYER DATE OF DEATH AGE AT DEATH Elston Howard 1980 50 Jerry Adair 1987 50 D [...]

Fred Lynn: “All-Star Memories”

By |2020-03-22T19:52:36-04:00July 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Fred Lynn|

When former Red Sox All-Star center fielder Fred Lynn learned that Nomar Garciaparra had connected for three home runs and driven in ten runs against the Seattle Mariners on May 10, 1999, his first reaction was, “Good for him!” Lynn’s second reaction was, “I hope Nomar appreciates how fortunate he was to do it in front of the Boston fans.” Nomar’s RBI total [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask Frank Sullivan

By |2020-03-23T19:20:09-04:00June 18th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Herb Crehan: The 2013 Red Sox are off to a great start; what do you like best about this team? Frank Sullivan:  They can come from behind and win which means they bear down until the game is over. Herb Crehan: Where do you think this year’s team needs to improve? Frank Sullivan:  Not a lot if Shane Victorino can stay healthy.  You can always use another pitc [...]

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