And tonight, minus the rain and the lightning, game two commenced ... and we won. Two down, two to go. No power outage and there will be a day off, then they will be off to L.A. It was 47 degrees (8.3 Celsius) in Boston. It will be hot in L.A. It was a good … Continue reading A TERRIBLE WONDERFUL YEAR – TWO ARE WON! – Garry Armstrong
The Red Sox are playing the Phillies. Winning. They haven't won often this year, compiling a record so awful I thought they had an unbreakable lock on last place in the American League East. I was wrong. They actually have been playing well enough -- while other teams play badly enough -- to possibly, maybe slide … Continue reading SEPTEMBER FANTASY BASEBALL
This week's Frisbee Wednesday is about beisbol, the most American of pastimes in that most American of baseball stadiums, Fenway Park. This has been a sad, bad year for the Sox. To say they are playing poorly doesn't begin to cover it. They are playing so badly they would have to win something like 20 games in … Continue reading SERENDIPITY PHOTO PROMPT 2015 -19: NIGHTMARE ON YAWKEY WAY
The look of sudden shock and pain on Garry's face was alarming. "What's wrong?" I cried. He was obviously hurting. "I just saw the score," he said sadly. Which is when I realized he had turned on the Red Sox game. They were playing the Angels, the first game of a double-header on the left … Continue reading A SEASON OF PAIN
It's only been 95 years ... just a blip on the monitor of history. But it's been a long wait for Red Sox fans, to see them win a World Series in Fenway Park. Tonight the magic worked. The third series in a decade and the first clinch of the Series at home. WE DID … Continue reading WINNERS OF THE 2013 WORLD SERIES, RED SOX DO IT AT FENWAY IN 6!!!
WAY TO GO! Back to Fenway on Wednesday! Big Papi was okay on first ... surprise! What a great series this is turning out to be. Who really thought we'd take two out of three in St. Louis? Wonders never cease.
His obstacles were many. Some might have said insurmountable. He was a painfully shy black man with a hearing problem, trying to break into major market radio and television in the ‘60’s. Yet Garry Armstrong went on to accomplish amazing things in his illustrious broadcast career. Whereas racism was certainly a factor in Armstrong’s career … Continue reading Garry Armstrong’s Wonderful Broadcast Life – by Roger Lyons