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The Rivalry: Yanks vs Red Sox

Babe Ruth at Fenway Back then, as the story goes, there was a get-together in the woods. A  Red Sox fan, a Cub fan and a Pirate fan were there. They all wondered when their team would make it to the World Series again and decided to call on God for

SIXTIES AT FENWAY: FLASHBACK

This was the opening day lineup on April 19th as the new decade began at Fenway Park. Don Buddin ss Pete Runnels 2B Frank Malzone Gene Stephens rf Ted Williams lf Bobby Thomson cf Ron Jackson 1b Haywood Sullivan c Tom Brewer p It was 58 degrees at the start of the game. Playing before 35, 162 against the Yankees

Fenway Park Begins

Owner General Charles Henry Taylor, a Civil War veteran and owner of the "Boston Globe," had decided back in 1910 to build a new ballpark in the Fenway section of Boston bordering Brookline Avenue, Jersey Street, Van Ness Street and Lansdowne Street. It would cost $650,000 (approximately $14 million today),

Spaceman Movie Review

“Spaceman” is the nickname of a left of center (sometimes high), crafty left-hander named Bill Lee who had a very interesting and successful career as a major league pitcher. Having played for just 2 franchises in his 14-year career, the sometimes problematic hurler always yielded results until his differences with

Smithsonian Channel’s Take on Ted Williams is Solid

The “Splendid Splinter”, “Teddy Ballgame” is the subject of a great short film. It did a great job of showing him in the minors and how he didn’t make the Red Sox in his first year. It talked about how he tried to achieve perfection on the diamond and in

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