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    Book Review: Fenway Park: The Centennial
    100 Years of Red Sox Baseball, by Saul Wisnia

    Read on to see how you can win a copy! We all know that Fenway Park will celebrate her 100th anniversary in April 2012, and that, at 100 years, she is the oldest Major League Baseball Park in existence. Only Fenway and Wrigley Field in Chicago have the manual scoreboards still in operation today, and […]

    Book Review: Those Guys Have All the Fun:
    Inside the World of ESPN by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales.

    The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, or, as it’s more commonly known, ESPN, has been around for as long as I remember. 24 hours of sporting events, news about sports, info about the people who play, know and love sports–over 65 different sports, in 250+ countries, has a ubiquitous place in pop culture and every […]

    Book Review: First Pitch:
    How Baseball Began, By John Thorn

    As a fan of the Red Sox, and a student of the game, I am always interested in learning more about baseball’s history, and its humble beginnings… So when I was approached to read and review First Pitch: How Baseball Began, the first children’s book written by Bob Davids Awards winner (Given by (SABR) the […]

    Book Review: The Way of Baseball:
    Finding Stillness at 95 MPH,
    by Shawn Green with Gordon McAlpine

    While Shawn Green never played for the Red Sox (he was a member of the Blue Jays, Dodgers, Diamondback and the Mets), when I was contacted about the possibility of reading his book The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 MPH, I was very interested. We all know that a large contingent of sports […]

    Book Review: Daddy’s Heroes: Unforgettable
    Sports Moments To Share With Children

    Volume 3: The 2004 Red Sox: The Curse is Broken By Tom Garcia and Karun Naga, Illustrated by Jennifer J. Donnelly Looking for best bedtime story ever? Of course, any story a parent takes the time to read to their child, sharing time together, and instilling in them the love of reading is the best […]

    Book Review: Baseball Miscellany:
    Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Baseball, by Matthew Silverman

    “People ask me what I do in winter when there is no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” Roger Hornsby, Hall of Fame 2nd baseman. “The Wall giveth and the Wall taketh away.” Roger Angell, Writer. If you’re like me, your baseball obsession doesn’t end […]

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