Tag Archives: Boston Red Sox

  • Babe Ruth Red Sox Contract Sells for More Than $1 Million (Pic)

    Babe Ruth Red Sox Contract Sells for More Than $1 Million (Pic)

    The original Babe Ruth Red Sox contract may have only been for $5,000, but it recently went to auction for $1.02 million. The document, which Babe Ruth, the AL president, and Red Sox owner Henry Frazee all signed, was executed in 1918, a year before Ruth was famously shipped to the New York Yankees. Interestingly […]

  • Rays and Red Sox Get Into Bench-Clearing Fight (Video)

    Rays and Red Sox Get Into Bench-Clearing Fight (Video)

    In sports, as in life, all actions have reactions. A very clear example of that happened at yesterday afternoon’s game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox. The first domino to fall was the Rays’ Yunel Escobar stealing third base in the bottom of the seventh, when the Rays were already ahead […]

  • Miguel Cabrera Takes Time to Shake Kid’s Hand During Game (GIF)

    Miguel Cabrera Takes Time to Shake Kid’s Hand During Game (GIF)

    Not all athletes were created equal in the field of fan relations. But it’s nice to know that a star like Miguel Cabrera is one of the good ones, as you can see from him recently taking the time to shake a kid’s hand at Fenway Park During Sunday night’s game against the Red Sox (maybe […]

  • Tigers’ Catcher Alex Avila Takes Foul Tip to the Groin (Video)

    Tigers’ Catcher Alex Avila Takes Foul Tip to the Groin (Video)

    Being a Major League Baseball catcher means potentially exposing your groin to high-flying projectiles on an occasional basis, a lesson that was learned hard by Alex Avila of the Detroit Tigers during Sunday’s game against the Red Sox. As is usually the case in situations like this, it happened after a foul ball grazed the […]

  • Drunk Twins Fan Flips Off Other Fan for Keeping Home Run Ball (Video)

    Drunk Twins Fan Flips Off Other Fan for Keeping Home Run Ball (Video)

    There’s an unwritten rule among some baseball fans that if an opposing team’s player hits a home run and you catch it, you’re supposed to throw it back. This is especially true for players who left your team and are now playing against you, such as David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox, who spent his […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1986 that Roger Clemens became the first pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 20 batters in a nine inning major league game.  Clemens accomplished the feat against the Seattle Mariners in a game played at Fenway Park. Clemens would achieve this mark in only his third full season, at […]