1. Is Dwight Evans of the Boston Red Sox a Hall of Famer? One Fan Makes His Case

    The way right field has become somewhat of a revolving door for the Red Sox in recent years, it should be remembered that for nearly two decades and many heartbreaks, one man ruled the position with grace and class...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 450 reads 14 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Are Doubling Their Pleasure at a Record Pace

    Ever since Fenway Park was constructed with its quirky configuration, a big part of the Red Sox offense has consisted of two-base hits that slam off the 37-foot Green Monster in ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 1,084 reads 2 comments

  3. What Can Boston Red Sox Players Learn from Today's Tim Wakefield Tribute?

    I hope that starting pitcher Josh Beckett and everybody else on the Red Sox roster was watching closely during the "Thank you, Wake" ceremonies before today's ballgame against the Mariners at Fenway Park...

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  4. What's Happened Since Orioles Last 3-Game Sweep of Red Sox at Fenway Park?

    Today's 9-6 victory by the Orioles over the Red Sox did more than ruin the mound debut of Red Sox DH-turned-losing pitcher Darnell McDonald...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 1,014 reads 0 comments

  5. Great Day for Middlebrooks Kids: Grand Slam for Will of Red Sox, Homer for Lacey

    When rookie Will Middlebrooks hit a grand slam for the Red Sox yesterday in just his third major league game, he helped complete a rather unique family feat...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 1,308 reads 2 comments

  6. Could Will Middlebrooks Pull a Wade Boggs for Red Sox?

    As Kevin Youkilis heads to the disabled list and Will Middlebrooks comes up to take his place at third base, I can't help recalling a similar incident that happened almost exactly 30 years ago involving a future Hall of Famer...

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  7. MLB: How to Get Through Four Fenway Park Rain Delays with a 6-Year Old

    The weather outside is frightful (at least in Boston), and with the Red Sox struggling to get all their games in between the rain, I thought it was as good a time as any to reach ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 607 reads 2 comments

  8. What Does a Hot April Mean for David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox?

    During a very up-and-down April for the Boston Red Sox —or, more accurately, a very down-and-up April—one of the club's most consistent performers was one of the most surprising, given the calendar: David Ortiz ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 918 reads 4 comments

  9. Head to Fenway Park to Buy Ted Williams' Silver Bat -- or His Old Sneakers

    Ever wonder whether you should throw out that beat up, old wallet or tackle box? Is your wife (sorry ladies, it is usually you) on your case to chuck that old Hawaiian shirt? And ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 582 reads 0 comments

  10. Red Sox Bobby Doerr, Johnny Pesky Lead Fenway Park's "Walk of Life"

    In the end, I couldn't help but wonder what Johnny Pesky and Bobby Doerr must have been thinking. As the long line of former Red Sox players strolled across Fenway Park's beautiful ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 779 reads 2 comments

  11. Fenway Park's First Day in 1912: Peanuts, the Titanic and the Boston Red Sox

    The rain had finally let up, and Peter Davis was busy. Standing beside his green pushcart in front of brand-new Fenway Park, he was handing bags of peanuts to fans as fast as they could slap coins into his hand...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 4,309 reads 2 comments

  12. Tito Francona Did the Right Thing to the Boston Red Sox...Twice

    I was not a fan of Terry Francona 's forced resignation last fall, and recent events have only solidified my feelings about the most successful manager in Red Sox history...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 1,670 reads 5 comments

  13. How Popeyes Is Taking Advantage of Boston Red Sox Chicken and Beer Scandal

    After last season's 7-20 September collapse by the Red Sox , undisclosed sources leaked to the press that the top three Red Sox starting pitchers— Josh Beckett , Jon Lester ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 1,886 reads 2 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox Heat Up Fenway Park, and Set off Fire Alarms in Home Opener

    Once we all figured out the irony of what was happening, it was good for a laugh. In the eighth inning of Friday's home opener, during which the Red Sox scored eight runs and ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about 2 years ago 574 reads 0 comments

  15. Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Opening Day: Remember What Happened in 1986?

    The first hint that 1986 was going to be a special year (hey, they did win the pennant) for the Red Sox came on Opening Day at old Tiger Stadium when leadoff man Dwight Evans hammered the first pitch from Jack Morris for a home run...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 692 reads 0 comments

  16. Where Does Jacoby Ellsbury Rate Among Leadoff Men in Boston Red Sox History?

    Boston Red Sox fans are wondering what Bobby Valentine's Opening Day lineup is going to look like, and while the skipper isn't talking yet, there is speculation that Jacoby Ellsbury will vacate the leadoff spot...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  17. Tim Wakefield, Jason Varitek Define an Era for Boston Red Sox Fans

    Clearing snow off my windshield in the shadow of Fenway Park, I listened to Jason Varitek ’s retirement speech on the cranked-up car radio...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 479 reads 1 comments

  18. Bobby Valentine's First Boston Red Sox Spring Training: Shades of '67?

    The era of good feeling is over. Let the boot camp begin. Last season's September collapse by the Red Sox and the subsequent revelations about the team's in-game dining habits have resulted in a dramatic altering in the team's image...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 447 reads 2 comments

  19. Tim Wakefield: 2 Boston Red Sox Stories You Probably Have Not Heard

    Since it appears that the Tim Wakefield era in Boston may be nearing its last hours, I thought it might be an appropriate time to tip my hat to one of my favorite all-time Red ...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 2,262 reads 9 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway is Friday the 13th—What Could Happen?

    While trying to plan out book signings and other spring plans, I went on to redsox .com the other day and took my first look at the 2012 team schedule...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 1,994 reads 2 comments

  21. MLB: Why Red Sox Hero Luis Tiant Should Have Gotten in the Hall of Fame Today

    The 1975 postseason was the grandest hour for the man Reggie Jackson called "the Fred Astaire of Baseball" for the style he displayed on the mound...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 1,154 reads 9 comments

  22. Who Will Be Next Boston Red Sox To Have His Number Retired at Fenway Park?

    The numbers are lined up along the right-field grandstand roof at Fenway Park as silent bas-relief beacons to nearly 80 years of outstanding performances by Boston Red Sox players...

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  23. Ryan Braun and a Look at Other Jewish MVPs in MLB History

    When Ryan "The Hebrew Hammer" Braun of the Brewers was named National League MVP today, Jewish baseball fans everywhere were bursting with pride...

    Saul  Wisnia Written by Saul Wisnia about over 2 years ago 2,145 reads 0 comments

  24. Verlander Joins Exclusive Club: All Tigers MVPs Since 1940 Are Pitchers

    The selection of Tigers ace Justin Verlander as the American League Most Valuable Player not only shows that sportswriters voting for the award feel pitchers should be eligible, it also allows the right-hander to join a very intriguing club...

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  25. Red Sox Candidate Bobby Valentine Overcame Gruesome Injury as a Player

    It remains to be seen whether Bobby Valentine will be the next manager of the Boston Red Sox , but one thing is certain: If Larry Lucchino and Boston's ownership group are looking ...

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