With a bottomless bank account that puts them at an advantage over almost every other team but the dastardly and vile New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox and their fans are in no position to complain that someone’s trying to make a buck off their Eastern Division championship. Read more →
David Ortiz’ book came out today and Minnesota Twins fans who idolize former manager Tom Kelly may want to skip it.
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After the uproar this week when a player for the Baltimore Orioles reported he was the target of racist epithets at Boston’s Fenway Park, some fans gave Adam Jones a standing ovation the next night.
Heartwarming stuff. Everything cool now?
Nope. You can’t clap racism away. Read more →
The shame we feel in incidents like this is our brain’s way of telling us what our heart doesn’t want to accept: We own the racism that lives among us. Read more →
David Ortiz, the former Minnesota Twin, provided the opportunity for Twins fans to wonder what might have been last week when he hit his 500th homerun, pretty much guaranteeing him a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
That’s 442 homeruns more than he hit for the team that gave up on him when it released him in December 2002. Read more →
No, as a matter of fact, we’re not at all above making fun of those high-falutin’ Boston sports fans.
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Chester Nez, who died yesterday, was the last of the original Navajo Code Talkers, who used their native language to pass information during World War II, a language that was never cracked by the Japanese.
His — and their achievements — are legend. But they didn’t stop once the war ended. Just ask the Boston Red Sox. Read more →
When the baseball playoffs are down to the final few teams, a baseball game is almost as precious as life itself. Read more →