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veggie hotdogs at Fenway

19 April 2010, 7:37 am
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I was excited to learn that Fenway would be featuring veggie burgers and veggie hotdogs for the 2010 season and eager to try them out. Friday I had a chance to sample the veggie hotdogs (couldn’t find the burgers, maybe next game).
You may have to walk around the park for a bit to find the […]

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1 June 2008, 7:19 am
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So my wonderful girlfriend asked if Manny was still on #498, and I answered, “No, he got 499 in Seattle on Thursday* so he could do it with any swing,” and just at that moment a pitch crossed the plate and Ramirez thwacked it, and *whomp* there it was. . . and there it went.
The Manny Homerun […]

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Red Sox Pumpkin

4 November 2007, 9:42 am
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Have I mentioned lately how much I love Somerville?
(Detail of photo at flickr)

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lucky baseball cookie

25 October 2007, 7:56 am
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Okay, nobody get cocky . . .

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I am not a jinx.

30 September 2007, 8:16 am
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After Drew’s 3-run shot in the 7th put the Sox on top 6-4, I breathed a sigh of relief because it was no longer possible for the Sox to lose 4-5, as they had done on my first two MLB games.
It was a nail-biter right up to the end. Okajima, whose (prime!) number I was […]

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the baseball of judgment

22 September 2007, 1:54 pm
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The unusual wording of the message made me imagine a sentient baseball that functioned as an avatar of the entire MLB organization. I was a little nonplussed to think of this very important piece of magic sports equipment pondering my particular personal concern. But apparently the word “soon” was being used in , if not […]

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omg omg omg omg

13 May 2007, 6:38 pm
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Bottom of the 9th.
I was listening to the radio broadcast, emitting random gaspy and woo-y sounds with my heart going thuddathuddathudda. The Boston.com recap is more than a little “just the facts, ma’am”; it doesn’t mention that a little bobble out in right turned a single into one of those doubles, and it doesn’t […]

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top one way to tell you have a problem

10 May 2007, 9:58 am
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When seeing 5:37 displayed on your digital clock in the very instant you wake up and open your eyes causes you to think “Oh, no, 37!? They were up 5 to nothing last time I checked the score!”

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