Monday, April 8, 2013
The Hubway bike share system’s official re-launch is today, coinciding with the Boston Red Sox home opener.
Coming off of a solid road start to the season, the Boston Red Sox play their first home game of the year today, the same day as Boston’s popular bike share system opens for the season. Mayor Thomas Menino announced Friday improvements for the Hubway bike share system, which officially reopens today citywide. Ninety-five of the 112 stations will be operational today. The remaining stations will go online mid-month. According to a press release, below are some new additions to Hubway for 2013: Crews will ride the entirety of the Hubway system today handing out to Hubway members free Boston Red Sox T-shirts and, free Hubway day passes and one ticket to today’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at 2:05 p.m. The New Balance Hubway teamed up …
Friday, April 13, 2012
In honor of Fenway Park's 101st season, we have put together some fun facts about baseball's crown jewel that you may not know.
In honor of Fenway Park’s 101st season kicking off today, we thought we would honor that “lyric little bandbox,” as writer John Updike famously called it, that has become as much a part of Boston as dropped “Rs,” the Charles River and disgraced public officials, with some fun facts, courtesy of funtrivia.com and baseball-statistics.com. So without further ado, here are some things you may not know about Boston baseball’s holiest of holies: Check out this report of Fenway’s first game, penned b y Boston Globe scribe T.H. Murnane. We would love to hear our Back Bay readers’ memories of Fenway over the years, and would love to share some of ours. Tell us your favorite Fenway Park moments in the comments below, and let’s get this discussion …
Is it more of the same? Or will the Sox respond?
A 1-5 start by the Red Sox has put a quick damper on the optimism of sunny Fort Myers spring training. But even managing just one win before opening day at Fenway is an improvement on last year. And, in case you don't have a good memory or decided to repress the last month of last season, the 2011 Red Sox didn't finish so well, either. Fenway Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary this season. The team that played the inaugural season at Fenway? They won 105 games and beat the Giants in the World Series. But as Rick Pitino might say, Smokey Joe Wood isn't walking through that door. The Red Sox have changed their manager and management. They've shuffled around some pitchers, added some outfielders and changed their shortstop. But does it…
Thursday, April 5, 2012
How optimistic are you on opening day for the Red Sox? Let us know by taking our poll and posting a comment.
The Red Sox play the Tigers for an opening day game in Detroit Thursday, April 5 at 1:05 p.m. Some say the season could go either way, especially after last year's September collapse. We want to take your opening day temperature. So let us know how you're feeling about this season by taking this poll. And feel free to elaborate in our comment section below.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
For the sixth consecutive year, the Jimmy Fund and members of the Boston Red Sox met for the annual New Stars for Young Stars fundraiser held at Jillian's.
Although Spring Training is still over a month away, members of the Boston Red Sox reported next door to Back Bay in the neighborhood of Fenway Park Saturday morning for a special type of duty: to help fight cancer. For the sixth year in a row, the Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund teamed up for their New Stars for Young stars Fundraiser at Jillian's on Ipswich Street. The event features new members of the Sox teaming up with children and families undergoing cancer treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in a day filled with billiards, bowling and most importantly, fun. "I'm looking forward to being up here in Boston and everything that comes along with it," said newly-acquired relief pitcher and Rhode Island native Dan Wheeler. "…
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Get up close and personal with the Boston Red Sox. The Jimmy Fund Council of Greater Boston presents New Stars for Young Stars VI Jan. 15 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Jillian’s Boston.
Meet Red Sox players, and help support a good cause, at this year's New Stars for Young Stars VI. It's a great way to meet Boston Red Sox stars and up-and-coming minor leaguers, who will be signing autographs for attendees to benefit pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The event at Jillian's, from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, is presented by the Jimmy Fund Council of Greater Boston. The line up for New Stars for Young Stars VI includes: Red Sox players Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Robert Coello, Ryan Kalish, Darnell McDonald, Dan Wheeler, and minor league players Tim Federowicz, Jason Rice, Will Middlebrooks, Jeremy Hazelbaker, Ryan Lavarnway, and this year’s special guest Bill Mueller, a member of the 2004 World…