A Place For Edgar Martinez And The DH In The Hall of Fame

The designated hitter is an actual position that has been debated, discussed, probed, and prodded since the 1890s.  Since the inception of the American League position 44 years ago, the DH has served it’s purpose ably: enhancing offense, while increasing fan interest.  Each year, the best DH  is honored with the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated … Continue reading A Place For Edgar Martinez And The DH In The Hall of Fame

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David Ortiz and The Most Memorable “Big Papi” Baseball Cards

Since joining the Red Sox 13 years ago, David Ortiz has become the face of the franchise, leading the team to three World Series championships while becoming just the 27th member of baseball’s exclusive 500 home run club. In his final season, Ortiz has become increasingly popular among baseball card collectors. A wide-range of Ortiz … Continue reading David Ortiz and The Most Memorable “Big Papi” Baseball Cards

David Oritz Makes Us Remember Legendary Slugger Jimmie Foxx

As David Ortiz climbs the charts among baseball’s all-time great sluggers, we see the name Jimmie Foxx appear in the record books over and over again, but for some reason Ole Double-X is seldom discussed. Dubbed “The Beast” because of his powerful right-handed swings, Foxx was one of the most underappreciated players in baseball and … Continue reading David Oritz Makes Us Remember Legendary Slugger Jimmie Foxx

Happy Birthday Carl Yastrzemski

Happy birthday to Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski, who turns 77 today. A leader in virtually every major offensive category in Red Sox history, the man they call Yaz is still one of the franchise’s most popular players. Revered for playing the lead role in the “1967 Impossible Dream” season, Yaz became baseball’s 14th Triple … Continue reading Happy Birthday Carl Yastrzemski

The Mystery Surrounding David Ortiz (Arias) Rookie Baseball Cards

When David Ortiz joined the Red Sox in 2003, there was considerable confusion surrounding his rookie baseball cards. Prior to signing with the Red Sox, Ortiz played several seasons in the Seattle and Minnesota systems. Signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Mariners in 1994 just days after his 17th birthday, Ortiz, who gradually … Continue reading The Mystery Surrounding David Ortiz (Arias) Rookie Baseball Cards

David Ortiz 2013 Topps Boston Strong Variation

Since joining the Red Sox 13 years ago, David Ortiz has become the face of the franchise, leading the team to three World Series championships while becoming just the 27th member of baseball’s exclusive 500 home run club. On the verge of retirement, Ortiz has become increasingly popular among baseball card collectors. A wide-range of … Continue reading David Ortiz 2013 Topps Boston Strong Variation

What To Expect From The Red Sox Lineup in 2016

Around the horn with the Red Sox lineup … DAVID ORTIZ Ortiz is the only major leaguer to slug 30 homers and 100 RBI in each of the last three seasons. The Red Sox need the same  production from their 40-year-old DH during the Big Papi Farewell Tour. The spotlight usually brings the best out of … Continue reading What To Expect From The Red Sox Lineup in 2016

Travis Shaw Ready For Full Time Job

With his job on the line, John Farrell has let it be known that Travis Shaw is in the mix for a starting position and Pablo Sandoval is playing for his job. Farrell told assembled media yesterday that Sandoval is “very well aware of it.” He also discussed “not limiting [Shaw] to just a utility … Continue reading Travis Shaw Ready For Full Time Job

Xander Bogaerts Looks To Anchor Red Sox Line Up

The emergence of Xander Bogaerts was the top takeaway from the Red Sox dismal 2015 season. The 23-year-old shortstop had a legitimate breakout season, batting.320 -- trailing only four-time league batting champion Miguel Cabrera -- and appears to be on the verge of stardom. In 156 games, Bogaerts compiled a .776 OPS, tops among American League … Continue reading Xander Bogaerts Looks To Anchor Red Sox Line Up