In 1975, Fred Lynn became the first player in MLB history to win Rookie Of The Year and MVP in the same season. On Saturday, ’47 Brand brought the Red Sox Hall Of Famer and fans together at its flagship store on Newbury Street in Boston. Hear more of Lynn’s view on the event in the video above. Also check out ’47 Brand’s top of the line gear in their online store...
Dave Dravecky was walking with Fred Lynn to All-Star FanFest on Saturday at the San Diego Convention Center, where they were scheduled to sign autographs for a couple of hours. Lynn brought up the 1983 All-Star Game, but not because he had hit a grand slam and was named MVP after leading the American League to its only victory in a 20-year span.
17 days ago
The 1975 Boston Red Sox are regarded as one of the best teams in franchise history, and they were bolstered by future Hall of Famer Jim Rice, Rookie of the Year and MVP Fred Lynn, and future All-Star Dwight Evans. But could the 2016 Red Sox feature something similar? Brock Holt, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts all are enjoying fine seasons both at the plate and in the field,...
Fred Lynn hit the first grand slam in All-Star Game history on July 6, 1983, as the American League ended the National League's 11-game winning streak with a vengeance.
April 01, 2016
Those of us who see Fred Lynn make multiple appearances at Fenway Park each year find it hard to believe he's turning 64 today. He looks like he could still match Mookie Betts or Jackie Bradley, Jr. stride-for-stride in center field. Red Sox fans will never forget the diving catches, the crashes into walls—and that sweet lefty swing that was made for Fenway. If Lynn had stayed...
With this week being filled with announcements of Gold Glove winners, Rookie of the Year nods, and the MVP voting announced, it’s hard to imagine one player winning all three in one season. As hard it is to believe, it actually did happen. In 1975, Boston Red Sox rookie Fred Lynn took home all three, in […]
It wasn’t just one of the best-played World Series of all-time; it probably was the most impactful. Millions around the country were witness to a true Fall classic 40 years ago – a showdown between two talent-laden clubs that was taken to its limit. Providing first-hand accounts from this series are: –Fred Lynn, Red Sox center fielder as well as the ’75 AL Rookie of the Year...
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. Fred Lynn’s grand slam capped a seven-run fifth inning and led Baltimore to an 8-3 win […]
I saw Freddie Lynn at Red Sox Winter Weekend a while back, and I wish I’d asked him if he remembered this classic commercial. Or, more importantly, if he ended up playing a few rounds of “hide the Gold Glove” with these ladies. Anyway, happy birthday, Fred. The post Happy Birthday, Fred Lynn: The Original Gangsta appeared first on Surviving Grady.
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