Tag Archives: Terry Francona

When Journalists Rent Out Their B(u)ylines . . .

. . . nothing good can come of it. There’s a growing trend among journalists of co-authoring books with subjects they probably would be better off covering. Exhibit Umpteen, from Sunday’s New York Times.     Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior correspondent and … Continue reading

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Globe Op-Ed Page Plays Hardball With Herald

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

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Dan Shaughnessy (Steno Edition)

The cover story in the Sunday Boston Globe Magazine features sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy’s promo for his new book on former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. Set the record straight? Maybe not so much . . . Read the rest … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Red Sox Drinking Edition)

First, of course, you had the Boston Herald’s John Tomase reporting that Boston Red Sox pitchers were drinking beer in the clubhouse on their off days, which Boston Globe sportswriters (with the notable exception of Nick Cafardo) pretty much pilfered … Continue reading

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Damn Yankees

As a Made Yankee Fan in Boston, I am of course dismayed that the Yanks (who are giving “Bronx Bombers” a whole new meaning) have been slapped around by the Red Sox the past two days. But I’m not surprised. … Continue reading

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