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Has anybody seen Hanley?Dick Flavin

Now that the dust has settled, the duck boats have been parked, and the trophy has been repaired after being wounded by the incoming barrage of beer cans during the parade, what would you say was the ...

Roberts stole that base Dick Flavin

The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Beantown nine that night; Down three games to none, ninth inning, end in sight. So to the stricken multitude ignominy beckoned. Then pinch runner Roberts made a ...

Hats off to baseball capsDick Flavin

I got to thinking about baseball caps the other night. That'll give you an idea of what an exciting life I lead -- I spend my evenings thinking about baseball caps. I was watching a playoff game between ...

We had 'em all the way Dick Flavin

Listen, my children, I'll tell you the reason The Red Sox won all those ballgames this season. They fulfilled our dreams, they answered our prayers Because they have got some pretty good players. They've ...

A time for heroes and goatsDick Flavin

At last, the baseball season has begun. The games really count for something, as opposed to the 162 game schedule when the teams fight it out to see which ones will gain home field advantage, an advantage ...

My All Time Red Sox team Dick Flavin

Now that the 2018 edition of the Red Sox has established itself as the winningest team in the history of the franchise, let's do an exercise. Whom do you think are the greatest players that you have seen ...

A game within a gameDick Flavin

A fascinating game-within-a-game took place the other night in a contest between the Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays. This was the situation: bottom of the seventh inning; Red Sox trailing, 2 to 1; ...

A complicated story of American heroes Dick Flavin

The one hundredth birthday of Ted Williams and the funeral of John McCain took place just two days apart, Williams' centennial was on Aug. 30 and McCain's farewell service on Sept. 1. The juxtaposition ...