Tag Archives: Boston Red Sox

So to Conclude: The Red Sox Were *Not* the Team o’ Destiny

But the Atlanta Braves still might be. First, the sad demise of the Crimson Hose, as narrated by the Boston Globe’s resident darn-those-Sox scribe Dan Shaughnessy. Red Sox ran out of karma, and it all started after the wristwatch taunt … Continue reading

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Let the Wild ‘Team o’ Destiny’ Rumpus Begin!

Jonathan V. Last, the in-house hardball geek at The Bukwark, totally nailed it last week in his daily newsletter, The Triad. When it comes to the World Series, there is nothing I love more than a Team of Destiny. You … Continue reading

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2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox: 25 Players, 1 Cab

And they loved their driver. Alex Cora led the Olde Towne Team not only to its best regular-season record ever, but also to its fourth 21st Century World Series Championship. A totally joyful ride. One discordant note: Steve Pearce’s MVP … Continue reading

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Made Yankee Fan in Boston: That Craig Kimbrel Spidey Thing

In the wake of the Red Sox hang-on-by-their-fingernails win in Game One of the ALDS over the New York Yankees, we gotta ask: What’s up with Craig Kimbrel’s Pitch of the Spider Man mound vogueing? Before every pitch? Seriously? That’s … Continue reading

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’14 Back’ Takes Us Back to More Than Bucky Bleeping Dent

It’s excellent timing that, as the New York Yankees face tomorrow’s postseason play-in game against the Oakland A’s, SI TV has released the documentary film 14 Back. The Yankees-Red Sox rivalry is arguably the most iconic in sports history, and remains … Continue reading

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A Jason Gay Ol’ Time (Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry Edition)

From our blessedly endless series Leave it to the redoubtable Wall Street Journal columnist (and Massachusetts native) Jason Gay to nail the New! Improved! Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees basebrawl rivalry. Gay’s latest piece begins in his usual leisurely style. … Continue reading

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Ted Williams’ Former Florida Home Gone Fishin’ for a Buyer

The Splendid Splinter’s old fishing shack is back on the market. Well, maybe not shack. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal Mansion section: Ted Williams’s Florida Fishing Spot Goes on the Market In the Florida Keys, the onetime home of baseball … Continue reading

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Benjamin Moore Paints the Olde Towne Boston Red

. . . and Green Monster, Boston Blue, Baseline White and Foul Pole Yellow. From MediaPost’s Out to Launch: NEW! Red Sox Fans, Rejoice. Benjamin Moore Launches Fenway Collection With Colors Like Boston Red Benjamin Moore is the official paint of the … Continue reading

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Red Sox Slowly Studying Slow Baseball Games

The Boston Red Sox, a.k.a The Slowskys of Major League Baseball, are examining, well, themselves in a new MLB effort to speed up the national vastime. From the Weekend Wall Street Journal. Does Baseball Have to Be So Slow? As … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses! Two People Actually Object to Stealth Marketing!

Two people other than the hardtracking staff, that is. As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town noted last week, Boston Red Sox huckster – sorry, slugger – David Ortiz used the President of the United States as a prop for … Continue reading

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