The Green Fields of the Mind

It isn’t a wrap until one of my favorite pieces of baseball prose is relayed: The Green Fields of the Mind by A. Bartlett Giamatti It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the […]

Mike Lowell’s goodbye speech

Prior to today’s game, the Red Sox and company held a little pre-game ceremony for Mike Lowell in honor of his retirement from baseball. Here were Mikey’s comments given out by the Sox press patrol: “First of all, I’d like to thank the Red Sox organization for this ceremony and the very, very generous check […]