Tim Wakefield, Jason Varitek, David Ortiz Among Red Sox Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Boston Red Sox welcomed four new members to the team Hall of Fame on Thursday night. World Series champions Tim Wakefield and Jason Varitek, former player Ira Flagstead and team President/CEO Emeritus Larry Lucchino all got the call to the Hall during a special ceremony. David Ortiz’s grand slam against the Detroit Tigers in the 2013 ALCS also was inducted as an honored moment...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Battery of Wakefield, 'Tek joins Red Sox Hall of Fame

Jason Varitek made his first start behind the plate on April 2, 1998. That same day, standing 60 feet in front of him on the mound was former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield. Eighteen years later on Thursday at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Wakefield and Varitek marched into the Red Sox Hall of Fame.
7 days ago

Tom Werner Discusses Home Base Program’s Public Service Award

Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield joined Tom Caron on NESN’s “Red Sox First Pitch” on Friday to discuss the Home Base Program. Werner accepted an award on behalf of the program earlier this week at Fenway Park, a prestigious honor that is the highest bestowed on a civilian by the Navy. Check out everything Werner and Wakefield had to...
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield Open To Someday Becoming Major League Pitching Coach

Jason Varitek isn’t the only former Boston Red Sox player interested in pursuing a coaching career. Tim Wakefield isn’t necessarily looking to dive into the world of coaching right now, as he’s enjoyed his roles with the Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation and NESN since retiring after the 2011 season. The longtime knuckleballer truly appreciates the art of pitching, though, so...
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield ‘Over The Moon Excited’ About Red Sox Hall Of Fame Honor

Tim Wakefield couldn’t be more thrilled. The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that Wakefield has been selected as one of the team’s 2016 Hall of Fame inductees. The knuckleballer will join longtime captain Jason Varitek, former outfielder Ira Flagstead and Red Sox president/CEO emeritus Larry Lucchino in the 2016 class. “It’s a huge honor. I’m over the moon excited about...
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

If Steven Wright is only a little bit like Tim Wakefield, we’ll take it

Bill Foley (@Foles74)Contributing WriterMay 27, 1995 was one of my best days in a lifetime of following the Red Sox. That was the day I learned that the Tim Wakefield was a member of the team. The way I found out about Wakefield joining the Red Sox was somewhat hard to believe.I was at the Scoop Thirst Parlor in my home town of Butte, Montana, on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend...
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May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: All-Millennium team (Part 2)

In this section, isportsweb looks at the starting rotation and bullpen of the Boston Red Sox All-Millennium team. Part one, containing positional players can be found here. Starting Pitcher: Pedro Martinez (1998-2004) Pedro Martinez was one of the most dominant pitchers of his era. Acquired by a trade with the Montreal Expos in 1998, Martinez lead the American League in ERA four...
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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