Thurman Munson

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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


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

In the right field

In his third year as resident composer and professor at the University of Southern Maine, Daniel Sonenberg is making his mark in the field.
Daniel Sonenberg gets everyone into the compositional league
By BEN MEIKLEJOHN  |  March 12, 2007

Yankee Hating 101

“Hate” is such a harsh word.
All you need to know about this national pastime
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 28, 2006

Still kings of the hill

Rivalry? How can anyone call the Yankees-Red Sox a rivalry when it’s so one-sided?
A Yankee fan’s perspective
By FRENCHY BORDAGARY  |  May 19, 2006

Revisiting the Zoo

There’s a whole slew of baseball fans who don’t remember a time when there was no DH in the American League, when there were just the two leagues and no divisions, there was no scoreboard in the corner of your TV screen, and when 50-home-run seasons were
Recalling the golden era when the Yankees were laughingstocks
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006


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