Mookie Betts Streak

Putting the Mookie Betts Streak in Perspective

As of the end of Boston’s victory over Tampa Bay on Patriots’ Day, Mookie Betts had not struck out in 123 consecutive plate appearances, dating back to last season. According to a graphic posted during today’s NESN broadcast, the...
Patriots Day

Looking Back at the History of Patriots’ Day in Boston

For many people, perhaps most, Patriots' Day means but one thing - the Boston Marathon. For Red Sox fans, Patriots' Day means the earliest game of the MLB season (with an 11 AM start). However, the tradition of baseball...

A Love Letter to the 1967 Boston Red Sox

In 1967 I was seven years old and it was the year of my sports awakening. Finally old enough to understand a bit of what was going on, my Dad took the opportunity to share with me his love...
Red Sox Home

Red Sox Home Openers from 1968 to Today

Brandon Magee examines the history of Red Sox home openers, starting with 1968 and bringing us up to the interleague play of the current era.
Red Sox Opening Day

Red Sox Opening Day from 1973 to the Present

Brandon Magee looks back at the history of Boston Red Sox Opening Day, going back to 1973 with Luis Tiant on the mound and to the present day.
Red Sox Home Openers

Looking Back at Red Sox Home Openers

Brandon Magee examines the history of Red Sox home openers, starting with last year then going all the way back to the beginning of the franchise.
Red Sox Opening Day

A Historical Look at Boston Red Sox Opening Days

Brandon Magee looks back at the history of Boston Red Sox Opening Day, going back to Boston's first game and through the 1966 season.
Michael Jordan

Throwback Thursday: That Time Jordan Tried Baseball

Dave McCullough looks back at when Michael Jordan left the NBA to try his hand at professional baseball and couldn't hack it because baseball is hard.
Willie Hernandez

Throwback Thursday: Willie Hernandez

Justin Gorman takes a look back at the career of Willie Hernandez, whose ordinary career surrounded an extraordinary 1984 season.
Passing 2016

In Memoriam: Baseball In Passing 2016

In Passing 2016, David R. McCullough reflects on those the baseball world lost including Monte Irvin, Ralph Branca, Joe Gragiola, and Jose Fernandez.

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The Delays Of Contemplating Instant Replay

Advancements in technology have improved many things in baseball, from charting a pitcher's repertoire using PITCHf/x to online subscription packages that allow us to break...

2016 Boston Red Sox Midpoint Checkup

The 2015-2016 offseason was exciting for Boston's President of Baseball Operations, Dave Dombrowski. He swung a deal for a big name closer, inked a huge...

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When the Boston Red Sox pulled the trigger on a deal that sent lefty Wade Miley to the Seattle Mariners, the focus was on...
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Why is David Ortiz Having His Number Retired So Quickly?

Bradley Cote explains why he believes David Ortiz is having his number 34 retired by the Boston Red Sox not even a full year after his retirement.

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The 2015 season is over and Jake Arrieta has been crowned the NL Cy Young award winner. The pitcher helped lead the Chicago Cubs...