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Clearing The Bases

September 1, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

We’ve had to take a few weeks off due to some software problems, but we’re back today, just in time to watch all of the players that major league teams will call up to fortify their bullpen and bench during this final month.  The Yanks and Red Sox have been playing a big series this […]

Rivalries and Respect

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Rivalries and Respect. Do those two words belong together in the minds of most fans or players? At first blush, I have to admit that I didn’t see it either. You hate your rivals don’t you? You can’t stand anything about them. You don’t like their colors, their field, their stadium, their players, their managers […]

Game Over

October 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The 2010 season ended for the Red Sox this past Sunday with an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees. “For the first time since 2006, Game No. 162 of the regular season meant closure for the Red Sox. Before the game, players were signing bats for each other and packing up other keepsakes.  It […]

How Does It Feel?

September 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

“Numbers merely describe the surface of baseball . . . No incisive statistical pocketknife, wielded however skillfully, can dissect and reveal the heart of baseball to the serious souls who study the game.” David Baldwin, Snake Jazz For the past few months I’ve been studying baseball and reading its literature almost exclusively, at the expense […]

The All-Time Red Sox (a draft book chapter)

June 11, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

Who would be selected for a mythical All-Time Red Sox dream team roster? And how have others answered this fun question throughout the years?