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!

March Baseball Madness

By |2020-03-23T19:23:13-04:00February 16th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Red Sox outfield prospect Bryce Brentz accidentally shot himself in the leg cleaning his gun just before spring training this year.  Brentz is not the first Red Sox prospect to recover from a gun injury during spring training.  In 1978, left-handed pitching prospect Bobby Sprowl was shot in his left arm while sleeping in his Winter Haven, FL, apartment.  Spr [...]

The Red Sox Equipment Truck Has Left for Fort Myers!

By |2020-03-23T19:23:40-04:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog|

In a sure sign that spring is just around the corner, the Red Sox equipment truck left FenwayPark shortly after noon today headed on a 1,500 mile journey to JetBluePark in Fort Myers, FL, the club’s spring training headquarters.  Several hundred loyal Red Sox fans were on hand as the 18-wheeler with “Big Things Ahead” on its side headed towards Yawkey Way. I [...]

Interview with Frank

By |2020-03-23T19:24:09-04:00February 3rd, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Herb: Frank Sullivan broke in with the Boston Red Sox in 1953. Frank, how has the game changed in the sixty years since you were a rookie? Frank: In the early 1950's when only the pitcher and catcher brought their gloves into the dugout after the inning was over (the rest just threw them aside on the field) there were no helmets, gloves or body armor. Hitter [...]

More Wit and Wisdom from the WA

By |2020-03-23T19:24:32-04:00February 3rd, 2013|Categories: Blog|

Herb Crehan: Happy birthday Frank!  Are there day-long festivities planned for you on Kauai today? Frank Sullivan: Well, other than the island folks being so disappointed that I will still be around, I intend to dodge the rest of the birthday stuff.  How the hell am I going to blow out 83 candles? Herb Crehan: What do you do to stay in shape at age 83? Frank [...]

UPDATE–Lou Lucier: Oldest Living Red Sox Player

By |2020-03-23T19:25:12-04:00February 3rd, 2013|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 aftern [...]

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