Tag Archives: Red Sox

Cousin Mike O’Malley Welcomes Home the Sox

Cousin Mike hosted the Red Sox Welcome Home Bash last Friday at Boston’s House of Blues. His co-host was Kevin Millar, which, I mean, come on! Cowboy Up! I wasn’t able to attend, but there were lots of O’Malleys in … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Red Sox Party

The annual Welcome Home Red Sox party is happening this Friday, April 4, and it’s being hosted (as it has for a bunch of years now) by my cousin Mike. During the long winter months, there are moments when I … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Shooting My Mouth Off in 2013

Some of the things I’ve written in 2013, for my own site, and also other outlets. Thoughts on Memphis. “Memphis is wounded, and Memphis is obviously depressed. There are a lot of sad ghosts here. But Memphis does not forget. … Continue reading

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The Books: The Only Game In Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker; edited by David Remnick; ‘Project Knuckleball’, by Ben McGrath

Next up on the essays shelf: The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick The Only Game in Town is a collection of sports writing from The New Yorker. So far, I have excerpted … Continue reading

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The Books: The Only Game In Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker; edited by David Remnick; ‘Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu’, by John Updike

Next up on the essays shelf: The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick The Only Game in Town is a collection of sports writing from The New Yorker. So far, I have excerpted … Continue reading

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The Books: The Only Game In Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker; edited by David Remnick; ‘The Web of the Game’, by Roger Angell

Next up on the essays shelf: The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting from The New Yorker, edited by David Remnick The Only Game in Town is a collection of sports writing from The New Yorker. So far, I have excerpted … Continue reading

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Me In a Nutshell

1. My Elvis Presley knife, sent to me by my friend Luisa, after taunting me with it for a week. 2. Barbara Stanwyck on the wall. 3. Red Sox game on the television. Horrible game, but still: I’M WATCHING.

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In Honor of Opening Day

FINALLY. Off-season is an odd time for me (I don’t know who I am if I don’t see baseball playing on all the televisions in all the bars as I pass by). Red Sox fans will immediately know what this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, John Hancock

Pictures I’ve taken of the John Hancock sign at Fenway Park over the past couple of years:

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Happy Birthday, Tonfisk

Happy 63rd birthday, Carlton Fisk! He was a huge part of my childhood. In our neighborhood baseball games, when we would re-enact Red Sox games, everyone fought to be Carlton Fisk. You know. In THIS moment. We would have to … Continue reading

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