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Money Talks and Fans Walk

This article was originally published in the September 29, 1995 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Salaries, strikes, and TV have changed everything about baseball since 1975
By BILL SIMMONS  |  December 16, 2011
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The Baseball Project

The smart, funny, fanclub chants herein, each as catchy as Willie Mays in the ’54 Fall Classic, are gemlike tributes to the characters who’ve made that diamond shine.
Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails |  Yep Roc
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 08, 2008
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‘Great’ is definitely the wrong word

When I come across an obvious factual error in a book, my initial inclination is to wince in sympathy for the soon-to-be-embarrassed author. Unless, that is, the mistake is infuriatingly egregious, in which case I’m more apt to throw the book up against
Richard Bradley’s fact-challenged book on the Sox-Yanks’ ’78 season finale is filled with Buckner-esque errors.
By GEORGE KIMBALL  |  May 28, 2008
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Sleuth

Think Carlton Fisk and Thurman Munson.
Michael Caine remaking Michael Caine
By MARK BAZER  |  October 17, 2007
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Nice shot

No home run in baseball history is as famous as Bobby Thomson’s “shot heard round the world.”
Joshua Prager revisits the home run
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  October 24, 2006
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Scientifically speaking, you gotta have heart

It’s hard to find anything joyful about the Red Sox these days.
Psychic Sox
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 30, 2006


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Peter Gammons

What, you thought this would be just another dilettante vanity project, an excuse for the unofficial commish to clown around in the studio with some of his favorite Red Sox and bash out a few classic-rock chestnuts? Peter Gammons, "She Fell From Heaven
Never Slow Down, Never Grow Old | Rounder
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 27, 2006
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Get it while you can

A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to  Recidivism.org , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 12, 2006
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Gold gloves

The sight of crazy Julián Tavárez clocking Joey Gathright as he slid into home had to make Sox fans chuckle.
Red Sox brawls through the ages
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 29, 2006