Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

Boston Fans Source & Resource for Baseball History

Celebrating 150 Consecutive Seasons of Professional Baseball in Boston!

2000-01-26

By |2020-09-05T20:22:19-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 26, 1990: The Boston Red Sox hire Elaine Weddington, the first female African-American executive in MLB history, as their assistant general manger; now Elizabeth Weddington Steward, she is currently Vice President & Club Counsel for [...]

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2000-01-25

By |2020-09-05T20:21:43-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 25, 1960: Jackie Jensen, the Red Sox 32 year-old All Star right fielder, announces his retirement from the Red Sox and MLB; Jensen, who had been named the AL MVP in 1958 and who led the AL in RBI in 1959, retired for personal reasons inc [...]

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2000-01-24

By |2020-09-05T20:21:03-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 24, 1977: Ben Mondor is approved as owner of the Red Sox Triple-A franchise in Pawtucket, RI; Mondor would own the PawSox for 33 years, building a model minor league franchise, expanding McCoy Stadium, contributing to the local community [...]

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2000-01-23

By |2020-09-05T20:20:29-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 23, 1981: The Red Sox trade center fielder Fred Lynn to the California Angels for pitcher Frank Tanana and outfielder Joe Rudi; Lynn would go on to play 10 more years, including three All-Star seasons, while Tanana would go 4-10 in 1981 [...]

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2000-01-22

By |2020-09-05T20:19:56-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 22, 2003: After being released by the Minnesota Twins, first baseman David Ortiz is signed by the Boston Red Sox for $1,250,000; the signing of Ortiz is almost an after-thought by the Red Sox as they envision him backing up first baseman [...]

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