Boston's big names: Who did we miss?

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    Tommy Heinsohn

     
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    Linda Pizzuti before Mayor Menino?  Wow, this list is a joke really.  Since this list is so ridiculous, why don't you just add Ernie Boch, Jr. to this list!

     
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    Bianca de la Garza?   Are you kidding.  Did you see that blue Christmas dress she wore?   I was waiting for Channel 5 to plug in the lights on her dress. 

     
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    any scientist or an engineer? who may have discovered something (of course it is less impertant than what celebrities do)

     
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    Liz Warren. A carpet bagger from Oaklahoma. I thought this was a big name from Boston list. I think Ghandi once spent a night in Boston. Why isn't he on the list. 

     
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    It's not so much who you MISSED ... but who may be NEXT! 

     
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    Deval Patrick EARNED a scolarship to Milton Academy. HaHaHaHaHa.

     
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    How about Robert Deleo if you insist on putting pols on the big list?

    Pedro Martinez?

    Ray Bourque?

    Phil Esposito?

     
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    louis ck

     
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    How about some recognition for other regional leaders?

    The mayors of the "Boroughs" of Boston and other satellite cities perhaps?

    Joe Curratone of Somerville?

    David Maher of Cambridge?

    Setti Warren of Newton?

    Kim Driscoll of Salem?

    Tom Koch of Quincy?

    Ted Bettencourt of Peabody?

    Jeanette McCarthy of Waltham?

     

    These satellite communities are just as much part of the fabric of Boston as sports entities or actors.... The complete rebuilding and revitalization of places like Quincy Center? Moody Street in Waltham? Downtown Salem? All of Somerville's Squares?

    In the decade I have lived here, I've always marveled how all the cities right outside Boston really seem to function as PART OF Boston, despite not having political attachment. Years ago when places like Chicago or Philadelphia were annexing seperate communities into the overall city, communities around Boston remained independent. But- you can't tell me that places like Cambridge, Somerville, Newton, Quincy, Medford, Waltham, Brookline, Salem, Peabody Revere, Braintree, etc. etc. aren't just as much part of Boston.... They are almost like the Boroughs of New York in many ways......

     
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    In response to AcheNot's comment:

    Instead of asking who you missed that needs to be added, you should be asking who was included that needs to be removed.

    Bianca de la Garza? Maria Stephanos? Kim Kazei?

    These are Boston's "big names"? Really? What a hick town we live in. And what a bogus list

    Funny though that Linda Pizzuti, who is famous for one reason: she landed a billionaire, gets her own separate page. Meanwhile her husband, John Henry, has to share his page with Lucchino and Werner

    Root-y toot toot-y for Linda Pizzuti!




     
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    Amen brother. Especially the actress, Stephanos. Comes across as such a phony. 

     
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    Over Kill Too many names alot not so big and really news anchors?? 

     
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    You have Ed Markey in there twice..Ed Markey who just voted to cut Military , retired and disabled vets pensions. He doesn't deserve one mention, never mind two.

     
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    Peter Wolf

     
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    A bunch of our beloved sports history is missing.  you could have put it all on one page, but to become accepted into Boston circles, you have to have a sense of Boston sports history

    Curt Schilling

    Pedro Martinez

    John Hannah

    John Bucyk

    Ray Borque

    Bob Cousy

    Bill Russell

    Larry Bird

    Cedric Maxwell

    Tommy Heinson

     

     
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    Are #4 and #39 twins? . . . or did Markey need to be named twice because of his over-sized ego?

    How about Cardinal O'Malley? Koji Uehara? Jon Lester? Charlie Baker? The Bulger Boys?

     
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    You mention Amanda Palmer, but no Frank Black? Seriously?

    Eliza Dusku, Dane Cook are both probably more significant than all those news airheads.

     

     
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    No Pedro Martinez?  I think you'll be re-thinking that omission when he becomes a first ballot HOFer next January.  Also, no mention of Don Orsillo or Joe Costiglione.  Glaring omissions both.

     
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    Nancy Kerrigan,

    Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund 

    Erica McDermott and Melissa Meekin.

    Dr Seuss 

    JFK and

    James Taylor.

     
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    This is crazy, you really expect people to click through 77 pages to get to read a list of 77 names? Get real.

     
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    How about The James Beard and Emmy-nominated public television series SIMPLY MING - Ming Tsai along with the other Chefs

     
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    In response to BDCsean's comment:

    Earlier this week, to help clue in newcomers about who runs this town, we published a list of Boston's big names. We think we got all of 'em in there, but we'd love your advice as well. 

    Who else would you add to our list of Boston's big names?


    ALL the dedicated doctors and scientists who make Boston the center of medical research of the WORLD, for gosh' sakes.  Not one doctor or nobel prize winner on your list???? Really?? No philanthropists who help make these medical advances possible? Heavy on sports and entertainment, a few politicians and business executives, a couple of authors.  Is this the best you can do?  I love the Globe for its in depth and accurate reporting but in my book, you've missed the mark by a country mile on this one.  A shame that you have so many outstanding brainy people and none made this list. What twenty-something made this up, by the way?

     
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