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Tag Archives: Red Sox
From our Late to the Party desk Wednesday’s Boston Globe op-ed page featured a piece by sports economist Andrew Zimbalist spanking former Red Sox manager Terry Francona for criticizing the Sox owners in his new book as being more interested in money … Continue reading
So maybe the Mike Napoli signing isn’t sealed and delivered just yet. From John Tomase’s column in today’s Boston Herald: Catch to Mike Napoli signing? Injury issues may put contract in jeopardy Mike Napoli was the Red Sox [team stats]’ primary target of the … Continue reading
Fun fact to know and tell: The last Major League baseball player to win the Triple Crown (highest batting average, most home runs, most RBIs – for those of you keeping score at home) was Red Sox icon Carl Yastrzemski in … Continue reading
Bobby V tells the Boston Herald he’s going nowhere; the Boston Globe has already kissed him goodbye. Details at IGTLTDT.
Mirabile dictu! The Globe and the Herald in lockstep! See IGTLTDT for details.
The local dailies go to town on the Red Sox blockbuster trade. IGTLTDT sorts out which did a better job.
For the past month Jordan’s Furniture has been running a Monster Hit television ad that features Eliot the Ponytail and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine. (Go here and click View the TV Spot.) But last night on WBZ’s 11 o’clock … Continue reading
Maybe the hardworking staff is just feeling nitpicky tonight, but two weekend Wall Street Journal stories (on consecutive pages, no less) hit us the wrong way. Nitpick #1: Chicago Tussles Over Cameras Mayor Emanuel Says They Would Catch Speeders; Critics … Continue reading
As George Santayana never said, “Those who cannot remember the past Massachusetts Senate campaigns are condemned to repeat them.” Case in point (via NH Journal): Warren, Mass Dem Senate candidates flub easy Red Sox question What is it with Democrats … Continue reading