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  • Archive for October, 2010

    October 18, 2010:
    Postseason and Red Sox Randomness…

    Some random thoughts that came to me while I was watching some of the games this weekend… Despite the fact the Rangers totally blew a 5 run lead in game one (Thank you very little Darren Oliver) and could have been going to Skankee Stadium tonight 2-0, rather than 1-1, the fact that The Skank […]

    Book Review: Strike IX: The Story of a Big East
    College Forced to Eliminate its Baseball Program and the Team that Refused to Lose
    By Paul Lonardo

    On June 23, 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was passed into law; in 2002, it was renamed the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, in honor of its principal author. Widely known as Title IX, the law states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of […]

    October 15, 2010:
    Washington, Black Selected for
    Connie Mack Award

    Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers and Bud Black of the San Diego Padres were named winners of the Connie Mack Award by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, noting them as the best managers in their respective leagues for 2010. Washington, who weathered a drug controversy in spring training, led Texas to their fifth divisional title […]

    October 13, 2010:
    BBA Boston Chapter announces their
    Willie Mays Award Selection.

    The same way the Boston chapter of the BBA voted for the Connie Mack Award earlier this week, each vote getter is assigned a number value, based on where they are in the voting, and whoever gets the most votes, gets our nod for the best rookie of 2010. Here are our results: 15 points […]

    October 12, 2010:
    This or That….

    In honor of the most excellent Hamster commercial that has been running through my head for the last couple of days… This part of the baseball season is the worst when your team is not playing–there is nothing to talk about, just a rehash of the past year, and speculation about what will happen in […]

    October 11, 2010:
    BBA Boston Chapter announces their
    Connie Mack Award Selection.

    As you know, Boston Red Thoughts is a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA), the coalition of baseball bloggers started in 2009 to foster communication and collaboration between bloggers across baseball. Recently, BBA Founder Daniel Shoptaw divided each team into its own “chapter”, with an accompanying President. I am proud to say I have […]

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