Posts Tagged ‘Red Sox’

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: […]


“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 […]


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’ […]


I have a torn rotator cuff. My doctor thinks it’s a partial tear so he gave me a cortisone shot the other day and sent me off to physical therapy to see if it responds. If it does, it means its just a partial tear and that’s great. If not, it means it’s a full […]