The 'Today we celebrate our Independence Day!' quiz

Happy July 4th, everyone!With apologies to both Joey Chestnutt and Takeru Kobyashi, no person or franchise in all of sports is more closely associated with Independence Day than the New York Yankees, and it goes well beyond the patriotic nickname. Newsday has a rundown of all the significant events in Bronx Bombers history that took place on this day, but there are three that stand...
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Wade Boggs Considering Losing the Mustache?

Wade Boggs has had , at the least, a mustache longer than Jesus walked the Earth…so why he’s considering shaving off his signature face foliage is beyond anyone’s guess. This can’t happen.
Via Hall of Very Good
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Homer Simpson to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

That’s not a typo. We’re definitely not running a fake news story here. Homer Simpson of The Simpsons fame will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown this upcoming Saturday.Again, this isn’t a joke. It’s a well-deserved honor for Mr. Simpson, who has shown for the past near three decades that he is an exceptional on-field talent. Here’s a guy that can...
Via Sportsnaut
May 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox Screw Up Wade Boggs Number Retirement

It’s been X years since he was inducted into the Hall of Fame and X years since he last played for the Boston Red Sox, but on Thursday, Wade Boggs finally got his Number 26 retired by his old team. Forever a part of #MyFenway. #Boggs26 — Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) May 26, 2016 Pretty cool, right? Get this, not only did the Chickenman see his old number...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs doesn’t give a crap as he wore Yankees ring during ’86 Red Sox ceremony

Wade Boggs is pushing the boundaries what’s acceptable in the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry. The Hall of Fame third baseman spent a decade of his illustrious career with the Red Sox before jumping ship to the rival Yankees in the mid 90’s, where he won his first and only World Series. Boggs is ultimately considered a Red Sox legend. When the team held a ceremony honoring...
Via The Comeback
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs wears Yankees World Series ring at Red Sox ceremony (pic)

It will be difficult to determine short of the MLB great confirming it one way or another whether it was an intentional slight or not, but the fact that Wade Boggs wore the World Series ring he earned as a member of the New York Yankees to a ceremony at Fenway Park probably won’t sit well with Red Sox Nation. Boggs, who played for the Boston Red Sox in the first 11 seasons of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox Return Number 26 to Wade Boggs

It’s been more than 23 years since Wade Boggs has been seen wearing Number 26 for the Boston Red Sox. On Friday night…that all changed. It's official: #26 belongs to Wade Boggs. #SoxWinterWeekend — Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) January 23, 2016 During their annual Town Hall event, the team welcomed back their Hall of Fame third baseman. The reason...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox to retire Boggs' number after Hall of Fame career

BOSTON -- Wade Boggs' number 26 will be retired by the Boston Red Sox. Boston said Monday it will retire the number of the Hall of Fame third baseman during a ceremony at Fenway Park on May 26, when the number will be added to the ballpark's right-field facade. "I am so humbled and honored," Boggs said in a statement released by the Red Sox. "To say that your number will never be...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs Verifies Fake Autograph for Superfan

Wade Boggs superfan Richard Davis already has a lot of stuff signed by the Hall of Famer. Like…a lot of stuff. So, when Davis (whose collection already includes a number of autographed jerseys, caps, bats and even shower shoes) happened upon a ball signed by Boggs and his fellow 2005 inductee Ryne Sandberg…dude reached out to the twelve-time All-Star directly. I mean, why not...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Wade Boggs really drink 107 beers in a day?

By Steve DelVecchio MLB Hall of Famer Wade Boggs inspired a scene that will air as part of the Season 10 premiere of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Apparently the former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees legend is known as much for his beer-drinking ability as his hitting prowess. The scene, in which Boggs actually makes a cameo appearance, involves the show’s characters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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