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!

NEW! KEVIN YOUKILIS Remembers the 2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox

By |2024-06-11T08:31:52-04:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

Fan favorite Kevin Youkilis felt good about the Red Sox chances for the upcoming season when he arrived at spring training in February 2007. “Things just never came together for us the season before,” he says referring to the third-place 2006 Red Sox. “But I thought we had a really good mix of talent for the 2007 season. We had established all-stars like Pap [...]

CELEBRATING 154 SEASONS OF BOSTON BASEBALL!

By |2024-06-06T19:35:43-04:00June 6th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When the calendar flipped to 2024, it ushered in the 153rd  anniversary of Boston's first professional baseball team--the Boston Red Stockings! And this year marks the 154th consecutive season of professional baseball in Boston! Those of you who are observant, and most of you are, noticed the "150th Anniversary" uniform patch worn by the Atlanta Braves when [...]

JOHN VALENTIN–MEMBER OF THE BOSTON RED SOX HALL OF FAME

By |2024-06-02T09:18:15-04:00June 1st, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When former infielder John Valentin was elected to the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in the spring of 2010, it was a homecoming of sorts.  “It was an unbelievable honor to be recognized that way,” John said.  “And it meant so much to me because I was a part of the Red Sox organization for so long [14 years], to be included with all those great players made it [...]

BILL “Mombo” MONBOUQUETTE: The Pride of Medford Mass

By |2024-01-25T09:41:23-05:00January 25th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

I have enjoyed every interview I have conducted with a former Red Sox player.  My interview of Bill Monbouquette is near to the top of my most enjoyable sessions. I interviewed “Mombo” about 25 years ago at Frank’s Steakhouse, a Cambridge institution since 1938.  There is nothing pretentious about Frank’s and there was absolutely nothing pretentious about Bi [...]

NEW! DENNIS ECKERSLEY LOOKS BACK ON HALL OF FAME CAREER

By |2024-01-15T15:06:06-05:00January 9th, 2024|Categories: Boston Baseball History|

When former pitching ace Dennis Eckersley looked back on the 1978 Red Sox, he focused on the team’s 99 victories and their late-season winning streak to force a one game playoff with the Yankees.  “The 1978 team was a very good club, but almost everyone had written us off with two weeks to go.  Then we won eight in a row at the end to give ourselves a shot.  [...]

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