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...World Series in 10 years in Fenway. Sure, it might have ended the “1918” curse of the Sox not winning a title at Fenway, or maybe it was something more.
Something tragic, that was turned into triumph.
If it’s true that sports can heal a city after tragedy, the 2013 Boston Red Sox are living proof. Much like the 2001 Patriots and the 2001 Yankees were after the attacks of September 11.
It seems like only yesterday that the Boston Red Sox, under then manager Bobby Valentine, finished last in the American League East with more negative stories from the... (more)
Bobby Doerr played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox from 1937 to 1951. The second baseman led the American League in double plays five times; in putouts and fielding percentage four times each, and in assists three times. He held the major league record for career double plays at second base (1,507) until Nellie Fox surpassed his mark in 1963, and his career fielding percentage (.980) was a major league record until Red Schoendienst broke it in 1953. Doerr also ended his career ranking fifth in career games (1,852), putouts (4,928) and total chances (10,852) at second... (more)
...the hopes of those you are sworn to hate. For those of us who are sports fans, there is nothing better in this world than beating your rival. And tonight the best rivalry in the history of sports begins a new chapter in the city of Boston. Tonight, the New York Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. It was back in 1919 when the Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the Yanks when this bitter rivalry began to flourish. Boston had won the World Series the year prior, but after the trade would not win another championship until 2004. Thus began the "Curse of the Bambino,"... (more)
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