Johnny Pesky: 1919 – 2012

No mish-mash of words can do Johnny Pesky‘s wonderous life justice but this is my attempt.. The Boston Red Sox were founded in 1901 as an original franchise of the American League. That is 111 years of ballplayers, coaches, and managers. Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and Wade Boggs. Premiere hitters, dominant […]

Minor Moves Make Molehills Mountainous?

The trade deadline usually splits teams into two groups: buyers and sellers. The buyers are teams that are still in contention and need that final piece to solidify their roster down the stretch (think Yankees and Dodgers.) The sellers thought their season would turn out differently but eventually have to cope with the reality that […]