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Rice, Boggs inducted into PawSox Hall of Fame

Jim Rice is the only player in the last 44 years to win the International League Triple Crown which he did in 1974 (when he was voted the league's MVP) with the Triple-A Pawtucket prior to his promotion to Boston in mid-August. Wade Boggs is the last PawSox player to win the International League batting title when he hit .335 in 1981.
Via RedSox.com
23 hours ago

Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman hits DL after cutting his finger on broken souvenir mug

It always seems that baseball players can go on the disabled list for the most bizarre of injuries. Pitcher Jamie Easterly injured his back in the 1980’s when he stepped in a gopher hole while doing a backwards running drill. Wade Boggs missed a week of action after he strained his back while trying to put on cowboy boots. And who could forget Ryan Dempster needing to spend some...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs leads a team of all-time Red Sox greats to a World Series title

When you're assembling a lineup of legends from throughout Boston Red Sox history to compete against 19 other teams that are also loaded with iconic Red Sox, it's a safe bet that any players emerging from the fray will be truly special.A few months ago, WhatIfSports.com challenged 20 individuals to assemble 25-man rosters of present and past Boston greats. After a draft determined...
Via FOX Sports
June 27, 2016  |  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 pic.twitter.com/7mUlE5nrpI — 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 honored to have jersey retired by Red Sox

BOSTON — Wade Boggs just got the cherry on top of his career. The Red Sox retired the former third baseman’s No. 26 on Thursday in a ceremony before Boston’s game against the Colorado Rockies. And Boggs, who was visibly emotional when the Red Sox unveiled his number on the right field deck, said it was just what he needed. “I was very emotional because, like I said, it’s...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 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

Wade Boggs Appreciative Of Support Received After Mother’s Death In 1986

BOSTON — Wade Boggs has many fond memories of the 1986 Boston Red Sox season, but there’s one painful memory that stands out as well. The Red Sox were in New York to play the Yankees in the Bronx on June 17, 1986, when Boggs got the worst call of his life. His mother, Sue, was killed in a car crash in Tampa Bay. When Boggs returned to Boston, he was touched by the incredible...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2016  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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