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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!

2000-01-21

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

January 21, 2019: Over 115 season absolutely nothing of significance has ever occurred on this day in Red Sox history; so today we look ahead four seasons and anticipate the selection of All-Star third baseman Xander Bogaerts as the AL MVP after [...]

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2000-01-20

By |2020-09-05T20:18:42-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 20, 1966: Ted Williams, who retired from the Boston Red Sox following the 1960 season, is the only former player selected in the annual National Baseball Hall of Fame election; Williams who still holds the highest on base percentage in M [...]

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2000-01-19

By |2020-09-05T20:18:11-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 19, 1916: The World Champion Red Sox announce that tickets for 1916 would be lowered from 1915 levels; box seats, which were limited to the first five rows from the field, were decreased from $1.50 to $1.00, all other seats in the grands [...]

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2000-01-18

By |2020-09-05T20:17:37-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 18, 1973: The Red Sox sign Orlando Cepeda, a veteran of 16 MLB seasons, to be their designated hitter for the new position added in 1973; Orlando told me that when the Red Sox made their offer, he replied, "What's a designated hitter?" b [...]

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2000-01-17

By |2020-09-05T20:17:01-04:00September 5th, 2020|

January 17, 1970: The New York Yankees select 17 year-old Fred Lynn as the first round draft choice in the annual amateur draft; Lynn turned down the Yankees offer to attend USC instead and he signs with the Red Sox after they draft him in the s [...]

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