About Me: Red Sox fan since 46 series. Retired soldier. Heroes were Ted Williams, Charlie Justice and Atilla The Hun. Good field, no hit CFer in my youth!!
Forum Post: AS DAD WOULD SAY.... "SON, SMALL BALL IS BETTER THAN......
Posted 09/07/2011 04:48:40 EDT
Probably take another 60+ years to answer that question!!!
Posted 09/06/2011 12:13:02 EDT
"Small ball" just simply does not seem to appear in the vocabulary of the Sox. Frankly, in the 60+ years I have been a die hard, I don't think it has ever been there.
Forum Post: Poll: Who among us is sticking with this team to the very end and who is abandoning ship?
Posted 09/06/2011 12:07:38 EDT
Haven't skipped out since 1946 so don't intend to start now.
Forum Post: A Fun Fact that most of you probably don't know
Posted 09/05/2011 08:38:20 EDT
thanks MRMOJO. Must be the heat in that area. Didn't some guy playing for El Paso hit 75 HRs one year?
Posted 09/04/2011 12:47:29 EDT
Tyrone Horne?? Anyone else ever hear the name? Did he make it to the bigs? Perhaps this should put the HR in its true place and not the only stat that counts as some seem to think. BTW, how many rbis more »
Forum Post: What is your response to Mark: Teixeira Complains That Long Red Sox-Yankees Games Are 'Brutal' and 'Ridiculous'
Posted 09/01/2011 05:06:31 EDT
No one has considered that the extra hour in a Sox/Yanks game allows for a couple of extra brews!! more »
Forum Post: Folks, Ryan Lavarnway is the real deal and is Major League-ready
Posted 08/21/2011 06:00:29 EDT
Yalies are not always so smart. My third ex was a Yalie and she left me--how smart can that be?? more »
Forum Post: Francoma too stubborn for his own good.
Posted 08/21/2011 12:31:21 EDT
I love Wake but we all know that he can implode in a second. At the end of the 5th he had thrown 96-I think_ pitches. Why wasn't there someone warming up just in case? Albers didnt start tossing until more »
Forum Post: Jacoby!!!
Posted 08/03/2011 11:21:55 EDT
A couple of seasons like this and Ells will have to be moved into the middle of the order. more »
Forum Post: Game Thread - Beckett v. Royals - Thursday 7/28
Posted 07/28/2011 05:53:34 EDT
ADG, you are right: It just doesn't make sense--unless you look in the dugout and see the guy with the big wad of bubblegum! Wonder if all that gum is sugsr free? more »
Forum Post: How You Became A Sox Fan??
Posted 07/24/2011 01:01:09 EDT
Glad to see that there are at least 2 others on here who go back to 46!! I walked into the local soda shop in a small NC town in Oct of 46 where the radio was blaring out one of the world series games more »
Forum Post: Will Dustin Pedroia have a Jeter-like career with the Red Sox?
Posted 07/10/2011 10:31:11 EDT
Pin, I agree with your statment that his body won't hold up with his style of play. But while he lasts it will be fun to see. more »
Forum Post: What is your favorite Red Sox on-field fights and dust-ups
Posted 07/09/2011 06:51:58 EDT
goes back a way (and I mentioned it 5 years ago on here) but Gene Conley hit Gene Woodling of the Yankees so hard that it knocked him out of his shoes and knocked another Yank down who was standing 10 more »
Forum Post: WHO WILL REPLACE ORTIZ DURING THAT 5-GAME SUSPENSION COMING UP?
Posted 07/09/2011 03:08:10 EDT
Agree Youk as DH with Navarro at third. more »
Forum Post: Youk needs rest
Posted 07/03/2011 05:32:53 EDT
Dust, I think you make a good point here. It is very obvious he is hurting. Even Remy spoke of it during today's game. Perhaps start with the Oriole series then add the 4 days of the all star break an more »
Forum Post: sox will not win tonite with slacky
Posted 06/29/2011 11:07:24 EDT
They wont win most games by scoring just one run. more »
Forum Post: Will Bobby Jenks contribute to this team?
Posted 06/25/2011 04:57:51 EDT
Only if someone will give up a prospect for him. more »
Forum Post: It's a little unfair....
Posted 06/18/2011 12:12:13 EDT
Tom Umphlett, if only for the name!! more »
Forum Post: What was the most exciting time you've ever experienced in Fenway Park?
Posted 05/19/2011 10:58:01 EDT
I assume you meant baseball and not the winter night in 49 that Sally Mackowski and I sneaked into the park with a bottle of gin????? more »
Forum Post: Poll: Was Jorge Posada justified for sitting out after being told to bat 9th?
Posted 05/15/2011 01:05:08 EDT
Another media- made circus. more »
Forum Post: Iglesias to be great as in Aparicio
Posted 05/13/2011 11:03:21 EDT
Anyone remember the story about Yaz cutting Aparicio's pants legs off at the knees the last game of the season? Seems Aparacio was packed and had a plane to catch immediately after the game and he wor more »
Forum Post: Who would be the best manager to lead this present 2011 edition of the Boston Red Sox?
Posted 05/07/2011 10:46:33 EDT
Is Dick Williams still alive??? more »
Forum Post: Response to the news that Tim Wakefield is pitching Sunday.
Posted 04/30/2011 10:42:24 EDT
With the way they are hitting and with "King: Felix pitching, does it really matter who is pitching?? more »
Forum Post: Did you see Ted Williams Play?
Posted 04/30/2011 04:27:23 EDT
In old Griffin Stadium in DC one night in 48 or 49 I saw Ted hit a towering ball to right that the RFer came in for and the 2nd baseman went out for. Both of them and everyone in the stands waited for more »
Forum Post: Rizzo
Posted 04/29/2011 01:29:45 EDT
Voice of reason, good; voice of doom, bad! more »
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