Posts Tagged ‘Baseball’

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 […]


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 […]


New England was made for Fall – cool, comfortable days, crisp nights, brilliant foliage, corn stalks, pumpkins, and the smell of burning leaves. The Fall of 1972 was an exciting time for me. I was 13 and at the height of my Red Sox obsession. I’d suffered through a strike-marred spring and followed the Sox’ […]