Tag Archives: Red Sox

When the Sox and Yanks meet to start the season

Five years ago, the last time the Yankees and Red Sox opened the season against one another, I wrote this post. So here is the updated list, with that 2005 season reflected (the starred years of 1917 and 1919 featured Babe Ruth on the Red Sox): Season Winner NY record BOS record 2005 Yankees, 9-2

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Photo Friday: Memorial Stadium, 1991

Cal I never got to see Comiskey Park before it was replaced by New Comiskey, and I still regret that a bit. But I was just 13 in the summer of 1990, and Chicago is a long way from New Jersey. There was no way to get there on my own, and our family trip

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Keep an eye on those Red Sox

When the trade that would send Mike Lowell from the Red Sox to the Rangers came to light, one of my coworkers — a big-time Yankee fan — rejoiced. “They’re going to get Adrian Beltre,” he said with a dismissive laugh. “Enjoy that, suckers.” But then I teased him. “You’ll be sorry when they move

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An overdue trip to Fenway

Sky lights May 22, 2009   Fenway Park always makes me think of Iowa. W.P. Kinsella set “Field of Dreams” in Iowa, yet one of the pivotal scenes takes place in Boston, when Ray Kinsella takes Terrence Mann to a baseball game at Fenway Park. Why Fenway? Why have the protagonist drive nearly 1,200 miles

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2008 Preview: AL East

BOSTON RED SOX In general What’s not to like about the Red Sox? Really only one thing: Curt Schilling’s shoulder. Clearly, Boston was counting on Schilling as its likely third starter with the $8-million deal it signed him to in the offseason. Had they had any doubts about his healthy, they surely would’ve offered him

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