Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

I can date my love of baseball to spring training 1968. That’s 46 seasons ago. As a Red Sox fan, the recent years have been good to me. I don’t want to talk about 1972, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1990, or 2003, thank you. I feel great sentimentality towards the game. Like most kids, my Dad […]


I have never been so happy to be so wrong about so many things. I wonder if anyone has ever written all those words in exactly the same order before. But I mean it. Back in March, I published a post here about my expectations for the Red Sox 2013 season. Here’s how I did: […]


“To those whom much is given, much is expected.” John F. Kennedy paraphrasing Luke 12:48 On Valentine’s Day 2004, the Baseball Gods delivered unto Red Sox Nation a miracle. It was a blessing dressed in the pinstripes of the New York Yankees. On that day, the New York Yankees acquired reigning MVP, Alex Rodriguez from […]


“Every team’s gonna win 54 games and every team’s gonna lose 54 games. It’s what you do with the other 54 games that makes all the difference.” In a little over a week the 2013 Major League Baseball season begins. On March 31st, the Texas Rangers take on the Houston Astros (Welcome to the American […]


You guys have totally screwed this up. In five short seasons you’ve gone from World Series champions to the most dysfunctional laughing stock of Major League Baseball. You’ve spent more money on players who don’t play here than some teams spend on their entire payroll. You fired the best Red Sox manager I’ve seen in […]