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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: Betts and Castillo to compete for Opening Day CF

    Posted 03/04/2015 09:01:14 EST

    How did this thread get off on to Bogaerts? What's that got to do with the OF? Now, we NEED Victorino to stay healthy; otherwise we've got a SS playing LF, an all-star-=in-the-making in CF and Holt/Na more »

  • Forum Post: Betts and Castillo to compete for Opening Day CF

    Posted 03/04/2015 11:50:20 EST

    In response to Soph's comment: Just wanted to admit that I was one of those posters that had Betts penciled in to start in RF....   I was WRONG  (I like to think I was mislead)     So did I, and I sti more »

  • Forum Post: 2015 Red Sox Spring Training ALMANAC

    Posted 03/03/2015 08:22:55 EST

    Look for it the day after speing taing ends. Here's the first entry:   Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 Spring Training Games Northeaster U, & Boston College vs. The Boston Red Sox At Jet Blue Park, Ft. Myers, Fl more »

  • Forum Post: The Curious Case of Xander Bogaerts

    Posted 03/02/2015 08:26:00 EST

    If you compare his demeanor with that of another talented kid, Mookie Betts, you will see the problem". Bogaerts is a little over-cocky. He was upset when he was moved from SS to 3rd. At age 21? He's more »

  • Forum Post: Betts and Castillo to compete for Opening Day CF

    Posted 03/02/2015 03:18:21 EST

    So, this guy takes Farrell literally? And thinks that, potentially, the 2 best players on the team are going to compete for the same job? When there are 3 OF posiions? Do they really pay these people?

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  • Forum Post: That should end any doubts

    Posted 02/27/2015 10:37:55 EST

    In response to moonslav59's comment: Exactly....... this hypotheitical stuff is absolutely ridiculous. I'm pretty sure if we miss by 1 game there will be about 7,896 hypothetical reasons.....not just more »

  • Forum Post: Has Big Papi talked himself into a corner?

    Posted 02/26/2015 04:49:15 EST

    In response to Kingface12's comment: In response to antibody's comment:   In response to Kingface12's comment:   In response to antibody's comment:   In response to Kingface12's comment:   In response more »

  • Forum Post: Has Big Papi talked himself into a corner?

    Posted 02/26/2015 10:46:17 EST

    In response to craze4sox's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment: This desrves a new thread. It's not about speedin up the game, it's about Big Papi speaking before he's thought it out. He will n more »

  • Forum Post: Has Big Papi talked himself into a corner?

    Posted 02/25/2015 08:58:37 EST

    In response to -BurritoT's comment: Ortiz take a swing, misses, and then proceeds to walk in a circle the same circumference as the moon before he gets back in the box... and this is exactly why MLB w more »

  • Forum Post: Has Big Papi talked himself into a corner?

    Posted 02/25/2015 07:30:36 EST

    In response to georom4's comment: I always thought culprit #1 in wasting time during games involved pitching changes. I would love to see a rule saying you have to finish an inning (unless of course y more »

  • Forum Post: Has Big Papi talked himself into a corner?

    Posted 02/25/2015 06:02:23 EST

    This desrves a new thread. It's not about speedin up the game, it's about Big Papi speaking before he's thought it out. He will not keep his foot in the box? Is that what he said? He's laying down a g more »

  • Forum Post: Speeding up the Game

    Posted 02/25/2015 05:57:44 EST

    In response to RIRSFan's comment: In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment:   I'm I the only one who actually DOESN'T want to see the game sped up???   I hear you, Hugh.  Baseball moves at a slower pa more »

  • Forum Post: What is your CONFIDENCE level in DAY TO DAY CLAY............

    Posted 02/25/2015 03:19:21 EST

    He was working hard yesterday (Tues. 1/24) on the bunt/squeeze drills. Maybe nothing, but he was quick and atually looked like he was enjoying it!

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  • Forum Post: Speeding up the Game

    Posted 02/25/2015 03:15:40 EST

    In response to Bill-806's comment: Actually, it is my feeling that the pitchers will benefit from a faster game..... They will if they have a fast thinking catcher; otherwise, a good hitter is way ahe more »

  • Forum Post: 2016 lineup

    Posted 02/24/2015 08:27:38 EST

    In response to tripleb2066's comment: Any guesses?    RF- Betts   2b- Pedroia   1b- Hanley   DH- Ortiz   3b- Sandoval   SS- Bogarts   LF- Moncada (wishful thinking) or Castillo   C- Swihart / Vasquez more »

  • Forum Post: That should end any doubts

    Posted 02/23/2015 09:43:22 EST

    Seems to me, we're getting more "doubts" every 20 minutes! The Nw Kid shouldn't get ito the conversation for at least  year. (Unless he goes about 20 for 30 in his fist week at AA; then we got another more »

  • Forum Post: Holt and Nava: forgotten men?

    Posted 02/23/2015 03:11:59 EST

    In response to SinceYaz's comment:   In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment:   Holt and Nava won't be forgotten once the real games start. And Napoli is reportedly healthy and will probably have a very go more »

  • Forum Post: Holt and Nava: forgotten men?

    Posted 02/23/2015 12:57:21 EST

    Two years from now this team will feature Moncada, Catillo, Betts and Vazquez. They wil be the heart and soul of this team unless some mis-guided soul trades on of them for a sore-armed pitcher, but r more »

  • Forum Post: Red Sox to sign Yoan Moncada ...

    Posted 02/23/2015 12:19:30 EST

    In response to Bill-806's comment: & What are they going to do with this guy ????? The Red Sox are stock piling young talent. Soon after Pedroia, Napoli Victorino, etc are gone (and Panda is a DH), th more »

  • Forum Post: Red Sox to sign Yoan Moncada ...

    Posted 02/23/2015 11:45:42 EST

    ASY DOES IT, BOYS AND GIRLS. We ave a man-child who has never taken a minor legue ground ball, or hit against a Florida League pitcher. Sme people are setting up a 2018 line-up. This is nothing but co more »

  • Forum Post: Spring Training News/Discussion

    Posted 02/22/2015 06:15:47 EST

    In response to jidgef's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment:   In response to 2004Idiot's comment:   Pete Abraham ‏@PeteAbe 26m26 minutes agoMatt Barnes, who pitched in relief in Sept., said more »

  • Forum Post: Spring Training News/Discussion

    Posted 02/22/2015 04:40:49 EST

    In response to 2004Idiot's comment: Pete Abraham ‏@PeteAbe 26m26 minutes agoMatt Barnes, who pitched in relief in Sept., said #RedSox told him to prepare as a starter this spring. What time is Monda more »

  • Forum Post: Speeding up the Game

    Posted 02/22/2015 10:11:39 EST

    In response to Beantowne's comment:   I'm all for speeding up the game...though I'm tired of hearing about it...if they simply just enforced the rule book for pitchers and hitters,  along with the man more »

  • Forum Post: That should end any doubts

    Posted 02/21/2015 03:44:40 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: Looks like Farrell ended the questions regarding RF...   http://fullcount.weei.com/sports/boston/baseball/red-sox/2015/02/20/john-farrell-proclaims-shane-victorin more »

  • Forum Post: That should end any doubts

    Posted 02/21/2015 03:42:27 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to moonslav59's comment:   I want Mookie to get 550+ PAs with the Sox this year, but if Vic is healthy, playing well and still on the team, he should more »

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