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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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  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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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  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Posted 02/21/2015 12:34:55 EST

    In response to Bill-806's comment:   Needs to have a good SPRING TRAINING and be ready to contribute........  No more wondering about what is wrong from the neck up !!!!    What say you ?? Higher than more »

  • Posted 02/20/2015 09:51:41 EST

    Everything changes if Bogaerts struggles. Everyone assumes he's going to be 1) a good fielding SS, and 2) a good hitter. He hasn't proven to be either YET This new strike zone may help him a little, b more »

  • Posted 02/20/2015 04:38:00 EST

    Brings to mind the vision of Ted W. hardly ever moving his left foot once it was planted. Moving around, he felt, was giving in to the pitcher. Betts is one of the few who will not have to make an adj more »

  • Posted 02/20/2015 04:13:38 EST


    If Vic can stay healthy for more than 20 minutes, I would trade him asap for a decent LH relief pitcher.

    Betts, showing some class, while Vic is being Vic!

    more »

  • Forum Post: To Bosoxmal

    Posted 02/19/2015 10:02:41 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: In response to bosoxmal's comment:   In response to southpaw777's comment:   IM still waiting for a reply from him. he said that one of my posts what the dumbest more »

  • Posted 02/18/2015 10:13:15 EST

    In response to southpaw777's comment: the Blake Swihart camp or the Christian Vasquez camp?    To me, the one position where defense 100% trumps offense is the catchers position. Not any other positio more »

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