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  • Angels-Red Sox: Pregame sights and sounds

     
    -- Dave Henderson just threw out the ceremonial first pitch, then playfully pointed to the Angels dugout. Hey, buddy, Scott Kazmir was two years old in 1986. -- Placards distributed to fans: "BEAT L.A.A." The sponsor listed on the bottom...
  • Five things I'll remember about Curt Simmons Day

     
    1. Bobby Shantz Talk about good guys. I began the day as a lifelong Curt Simmons fan and my first sports hero did not disappoint me. However, I ended the day as a fan of Shantz (pictured in the back of the limo below), who will turn 87 in September but...

    Red Sox Great Dom DiMaggio Dies at 92

    Red Sox Great Dom DiMaggio Dies at 92
    Dominic DiMaggio, the bespectacled Boston Red Sox center fielder who was overshadowed by his older brother Joe's spectacular career, died early Friday. He was 92. DiMaggio was surrounded by his family at his death at his Massachusetts home, according...

    Dominic DiMaggio dies at 92; seven-time American League All-Star

    Dominic DiMaggio dies at 92; seven-time American League All-Star
    Dominic DiMaggio, the Boston Red Sox center fielder and seven-time American League All-Star whose impressive career was overshadowed by the towering legend of his older brother Joe, the Yankee Clipper, died Friday. He was 92. Known as the "Little...

    Daytrippers: Touring Fenway Park

    Daytrippers: Touring Fenway Park
    On Yawkey Way in Boston, the pitch is simple: Come to Fenway Park and see baseball history. Babe Ruth played here. (Just ask a Red Sox fan about “The Curse of the Bambino.”) So did Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx, Smoky Joe Wood, Johnny Pesky,...