Review (and Giveaway) of Fenway Park: The Centennial

With Fenway Park turning 100 years old next year,  you can count on a steady stream of publications, specials and documentaries on the history of the ballpark. I mentioned one a few weeks ago (Remembering Fenway Park) and today, another crossed my desk. Fenway Park:The Centennial by Saul Wisnia, features both a book and a … Continue reading Review (and Giveaway) of Fenway Park: The Centennial

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Book Review – Game Six

Sure, yesterday was a big anniversary in Red Sox history, but today is another one. What were you doing 34 years ago tonight? If you can remember that far, (I can't) no doubt you were engrossed in a little baseball game that was taking place over at Fenway Park. The date was October 21st, 1975  … Continue reading Book Review – Game Six

Football Outsiders Almanac 2009 Interview With Aaron Schatz

When it comes to statistical analysis of football, no one does it better than Football Outsiders. For the past four years, in addition to their work on the internet, they've also published the Pro Football Prospectus. This year however, their publication is titled the Football Outsiders Almanac 2009. So what happened? From the introduction of … Continue reading Football Outsiders Almanac 2009 Interview With Aaron Schatz

Book Review: Rebound!

http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=bostonsportsm-20&o=1&p=8&l=as1&asins=076033501X&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr One of the books that has recently passed across my desk here at BSMW headquarters is Rebound: Basketball, Busing, Larry Bird and the Rebirth of Boston. Written by Boston Herald writer Michael Connelly ( who also writes the daily Connelly’s Top Ten blog for the Herald website) the book parallels the struggles of a city in … Continue reading Book Review: Rebound!