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About Me: Born Keene, NH, grad. Somerville HS (1942). Service in China and Germany (1943 - 1948). Living in Ft. Myers since 1978. Wife was in best nursing home in US (Shady Rest) with Alzheimer's---from April 2004 until recently; the 14th of August 2014. Now buried (where I will go) in Keene, NH, Wanna guess how important the Sox and Celts are to me? First "heroes": Wally Berger and Jimmie Foxx.

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  • Forum Post: Game Thread: 4/17/15, Sox vs. O's

    Posted 04/17/2015 08:12:35 EDT

    I wonder what Farrell has against the Hit and Run. It's maddening! He has the best combo he could ever have, and Petey gets another DP in his stats, and the Sox are gone again.

  • Forum Post: I believe, that by July, or August, Mr. Betts--

    Posted 04/16/2015 08:41:12 EDT

    In response to S5's comment: In response to TheExaminer's comment: I agree his ceiling is high, but he's gotta get that batting average up at least above .270 to make the big impact we really need.  I more »

  • Forum Post: I believe, that by July, or August, Mr. Betts--

    Posted 04/16/2015 05:40:40 EDT

    Will be hitting third; probably behind either Castillo and Pedroia, or Holt and Pedroia, with the thunder (Big Papi & Co.) following and hitting with men on base 4 out of 5 first innings (an probably more »

  • Forum Post: Moncada, First AB; Triple to Right Center Field

    Posted 04/14/2015 02:44:12 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: I think the term "first at bat is a bit misleading here"  Moncada is not assigned more »

  • Forum Post: Moncada, First AB; Triple to Right Center Field

    Posted 04/14/2015 01:02:04 EDT

    In response to SpacemanEephus' comment:    Nice!  Thanks Bo.  Exciting times.     You're welcome; heres the entire article' http://www.news-press.com/story/sports/mlb/2015/04/13/red-sox-prospect-yoan- more »

  • Forum Post: Moncada, First AB; Triple to Right Center Field

    Posted 04/14/2015 01:00:54 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: I think the term "first at bat is a bit misleading here"  Moncada is not assigned to a league yet but rather taking at bats in extended spring training.  He h more »

  • Forum Post: Moncada, First AB; Triple to Right Center Field

    Posted 04/14/2015 12:31:20 EDT

    South complex, Field Number 3, Ft Myers complex. Nearly deserted. Hitting third against the Orioles. Has not played organized ball since 2013. Weaaring No. 22.   Source was   DDORSEY@NEWS-PRESS.COM An more »

  • Forum Post: Bett's April 13 Trifecta

    Posted 04/14/2015 10:14:58 EDT

    Maybe the most amazing thing about this show was how little time it tookk: start to finish. Anybody have the exact times of the Catch, the Steals and the Home Run? It could also be called the Triple B more »

  • Forum Post: Mookie's coming out party! aka Jacoby who?

    Posted 04/14/2015 09:48:54 EDT

    In response to moonslav59's comment: I've been on the Betts' bandwagon as long as anyone here. I'm sticking to my position that Betts has just about as good a chance as anyone on the team, whcih is sa more »

  • Forum Post: Home Opener Nats @ Red Sox 4/13 2 pm

    Posted 04/13/2015 04:01:08 EDT

    Welcome to the Mookie Betts Show

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  • Forum Post: Mookie vs Ellsbury tracker - 2015

    Posted 04/07/2015 06:44:52 EDT

    In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: In response to slasher9's comment: we tried this last year with grady and it was a disaster.   let's see how 2015 shapes up.   B more »

  • Forum Post: Mookie vs Ellsbury tracker - 2015

    Posted 04/07/2015 04:29:20 EDT

    In response to slasher9's comment: we tried this last year with grady and it was a disaster.   let's see how 2015 shapes up.   Boston Red Sox Centerfielder:  Markus Lynn "Mookie" Betts / Age 22 / Sala more »

  • Forum Post: Vasquez surgery

    Posted 04/04/2015 05:20:17 EDT

    He's young. He's not a pitcher. He'll be ready before any one thinks.

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  • Forum Post: Vazquez to have Tommy John surgery

    Posted 04/01/2015 10:01:42 EDT

    In response to pumpsie-green's comment: I am wondering if he will ever be the same catcher. One of his major attributes is the ability to throw out runners. I do not think his arm will be OK  even in more »

  • Forum Post: Breaking news: Victorino wins RF job

    Posted 04/01/2015 07:58:59 EDT

    Everyone, so far, has forgotten all about JBJ. I was ready to dump him most of last year. But, while most of his ABs have been vs. pitchers in relief (who none of us know anything about usually) he ha more »

  • Forum Post: Breaking news: Victorino wins RF job

    Posted 04/01/2015 07:54:26 EDT

    In response to Drewski5's comment: Shane helped us win a world series two years ago, keeps himself in great shape, is one heck of a competitor, a gold-glover and one of the most intelligent base runne more »

  • Forum Post: Breaking news: Victorino wins RF job

    Posted 04/01/2015 05:38:10 EDT

    I'm beginning to understand; and therefoe to come to grips with this. I believe it has nothing to do with "best player", but with money. Right now Vic is not worth 2 cents on the open market. They can more »

  • Forum Post: Breaking news: Victorino wins RF job

    Posted 04/01/2015 05:22:11 EDT

    Has Victorino hit one out of the infield this spring?

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  • Forum Post: Breaking news: Victorino wins RF job

    Posted 04/01/2015 05:08:56 EDT

  • Forum Post: ESPN Outfield Rankings

    Posted 04/01/2015 01:36:56 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: I'm not sure of the list you're referencing (link?), but I would think that Betts being ranked as the #20 outfielder in MLB after less than half a season of major more »

  • Forum Post: ESPN Outfield Rankings

    Posted 04/01/2015 12:09:25 EDT

    In response to Kingface12's comment: I guess not everybody else thinks he's the best since Rickey Henderson..... _________________________________________________ “You all know exactly who I am. Say more »

  • Forum Post: ESPN Outfield Rankings

    Posted 04/01/2015 12:07:40 EDT

    In response to jgallag1's comment: The number 20 OF in the league for a guy who could seriously be the 4th or 5th best on the team is not too bad of a ranking. I love the kid, and he's going to be gre more »

  • Forum Post: ESPN Outfield Rankings

    Posted 04/01/2015 10:59:52 EDT

    There was a timw when I thought ESPN had some analyists worth listening to. I'm not so sure anymore. With little else to talk about (kid quarterbacks making practice throws, etc, they decide to rank " more »

  • Forum Post: How Confident Are You In This Staff? (On a scale of 1 - 10)

    Posted 04/01/2015 10:53:35 EDT

    In response to seannybboi's comment:

    Had 6-7 with Vaz, and now 3-5.

    "Do or do not.  There's no try."



    Well put, and right on!

    more »

  • Forum Post: Spring Training News/Discussion

    Posted 03/31/2015 10:22:04 EDT

    In response to billge's comment:

    Too much



    Agree. Much too much. And what in the world would we do with Howard?

    more »

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