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Red Sox Wear Throwback Jerseys As Boston Honors 1975 Team (Photos)

BOSTON — Do not adjust your television set. The Red Sox turned back the clock Tuesday night. The Red Sox celebrated the 40th anniversary of their 1975 American League champion team by wearing throwback uniforms for their game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The old school duds were just a taste of the awesome festivities that took place at Fenway Park. 1975 throwbacks are lined up...
Via NESN.com
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of 1975 Team May 5 At Fenway Park

This embed is invalid" /> The atmosphere at Fenway Park will be especially festive May 5. Members of the Red Sox’s 1975 American League championship team will return to Fenway on Tuesday for a 40th anniversary celebration before Boston’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays. In addition to there being a pregame ceremony featuring players from...
Via NESN.com
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New Book On Carlton Fisk Arrives In October

Doug Wilson, who has written fabulous books about Brooks Robinson, Mark Fidrych and others, has a new book coming out next Fall about Red Sox legend Carlton Fisk. Titled, "Pudge, The Biography Of Carlton Fisk", the book will offer insights by Fred Lynn, Rico Petrocelli and Eddie Kasko. It will even probe the psyche of a certain un-named umpire. The book is scheduled for release in...
Via FenwayNation
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

This Series Could Be Special

For as long as I have loved baseball, first as a Little Leaguer with an active imagination, and then as a journalist covering the game I was not good enough to play on the major league level, the World Series always held a special place for me. I remember bits and pieces of the 1969 Series, but confess I was shocked like most of the country. I admit to playing hooky from school to...
Via New York Mets Report
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: Fenway Park Celebrates A Century Of Baseball (Video)

On April 20, 2012, Fenway Park celebrated its 100th birthday. Former Boston Red Sox players from different decades – like Carl Yastrzemski, Carlton Fisk, and Pedro Martinez — were honored in a pregame ceremony celebrating a century of baseball at the historic ballpark. Perhaps the late Red Sox announcer Carl Beane summed up the festivities perfectly when he said, “The one...
Via NESN.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sizemore Gives Red Sox 4-3 Walk-Off Win Over Reds

There was no Carlton Fisk home run nor was there a Joe Morgan World Series winning single. While the memories of the 1975 World Series were there between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox, it was a different kind of feeling at Fenway Park on Tuesday night. It was the feeling of triumph this time for the home team when Grady Sizemore singled in David Ortiz to give the Red...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Iconic Fisk Home Run Ball Goes Up For Auction

"... There it goes, a long drive, if it stays fair -- Home run! ... We will have a seventh game in this 1975 World Series ..." We all remember Dick Stockton's great call that night. It was the capstone moment of the greatest World Series game ever—Game 6 in 1975. As Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waved his game-winning HR fair, the game of baseball itself was rejuvenated. Now the...
Via FenwayNation
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Carlton Fisk’s Game 6 Heroics Remembered on Hall of Famer’s 66th Birthday (Videos)

Before the Red Sox snapped their 86-year World Series drought in 2004, the most endearing Fall Classic memory for Boston fans was that of Carlton Fisk waving the game-winning home run fair in Game 6 of the 1975 Series.  Thirty-eight years later, after the Sox had taken home two World Series titles, Fisk returned to Fenway Park for another Game 6. The Hall of Famer, along with fellow...
Via NESN.com
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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