Brock Holt Returns Number 26 To Wade Boggs During Winter Weekend

No one will ever wear the number 26 in Boston again. Brock Holt made it official by giving Wade Boggs what belonged to him for 11 seasons during the Sox Winter Weekend. 
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy Excited For Wade Boggs’ Number Retirement (Video)

Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy is one of many people excited to see Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs have his No. 26 retired by the club this season. The ceremony will take place on May 26, before the Red Sox host the Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park. Boggs batted .338 with 2,098 hits in 11 seasons with the Red Sox. Check out Kennedy’s take on Boggs’ career, exciting non-baseball events...
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21 days ago  |  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 pic.twitter.com/mElB4JmpT1 — 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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Holt Returns Wade Boggs’ No. 26 Jersey At Red Sox Town Hall (Photo)

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Brock Holt walked on stage and pointed in Wade Boggs’ direction. Boggs pointed back, kicking off an emotional ceremony that culminated with Holt returning what rightfully belongs to the Hall of Fame third baseman. Holt took off his No. 26 jersey Friday night and placed it back on Boggs during the Red Sox Town Hall event at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Boggs...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs Feels Like Tom Hanks In ‘Cast Away’ Coming Home To Red Sox

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — Wade Boggs can relate to Chuck Noland. The Boston Red Sox will retire Boggs’ No. 26 this season, more than 23 years after the Hall of Fame third baseman played his final game with the organization. It’s been a long wait for Boggs, who joked Friday that he now understands what the main character of the movie “Cast Away” went through. “Right now, I...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox to Finally Retire Wade Boggs Number

It’s. About. Time. Unlike their rival New York Yankees who appear to celebrate anyone who might’ve donned the pinstripes, the Boston Red Sox have very specific rules when it comes to retiring numbers of their former stars. Players had to have been with the team for at least ten seasons and have ended their careers in BeanTown. Despite his five batting titles during his eleven...
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December 22, 2015  |  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

Breaking - Red Sox To Retire Wade Boggs' Number 26

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterPhoto courtesy MLB.comThe Red Sox announced this afternoon that they will retire Wade Boggs' number 26 in a pre-game ceremony at Fenway Park on May 26, 2016.Boggs, who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005, hit .338 during his 11 seasons with the Red Sox, second only to fellow Hall-of-Famer Ted Williams. Boggs has also played...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox announce plans to retire Wade Boggs' number

Another number will be displayed on the facade of Fenway Park’s right field deck come next season. The Boston Red Sox announced Monday that the team will retire Wade Boggs’ No. 26 on May 26, 2016. Boggs’ number will join Bobby Doerr’s No. 1, Joe Cronin’s No. 4, Johnny Pesky’s No. 6, Carl Yastrzemski’s No. 8, Ted Williams’ No. 9, Jim Rice’s No. 14, Carlton Fisk’s...
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December 21, 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...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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