Dom DiMaggio was arguably the greatest center fielder in the history of the Boston Red Sox. During his ten full seasons with the Red Sox, Dom’s hits, runs scored and doubles compared favorably with the results of Ted Williams, Stan Musial and his brother Joe during the same period. And while Dom was an excellent hitter, he was an even better fielder: he wa [...]
For many of us there really are only two seasons: the baseball season and the off-season. Opening Day is a rite of spring, signaling the end of our miserable, seemingly interminable winter. Long-time sports writer for The Patriot Ledger, Dick Trust, reminds us Opening Days past.