Spring Training 2017 – 3/19/17-3/25/17

There really is nothing better than flying out on a snowy March Boston day, and landing in 85 degree sunny weather in Fort Myers Florida.  It’s that time of year for the annual Sox a Signatures Fort Myers trip, and I loaded up 2 bags full of cards, 8×10’s, baseballs, game used gear, more 8×10’s, and then I threw in some clothes for me too (not much room for those).

I landed on Sunday at about 1, checked into the hotel, and I was immediately off to Jet Blue Park for the  Continue reading

PawSox Yard Sale – 10/29/16

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I had the opportunity to head down to McCoy Stadium for the Pawtcuket Red Sox Ballyard Sale this past weekend, and it did not disappoint.  There were some awesome items available, and I had to use extreme will power to not buy too much stuff.  There were multiple tables covered in bobbleheads, giveaways, game used hats, autographed baseballs, mini-bats and more!  While waiting in line, PawSox chairman and co-owner Larry Lucchino greeted some fans, taking pictures, chatting, and showing off his World Series rings.  The season ticket holders were let in early (wish I had known that!) and then finally the rest of us were let in.  The first thing I Continue reading

BoSox Club Luncheon – 7/20/16

This is always my favorite BoSox Club Luncheon of the year.  July’s luncheon is at Fenway Park  in the State Street Pavilion, and because we’re already at the park, usually a higher profile player attends, and it doesn’t get much more high profile than this month’s guest.  New star pitcher David Price was our guest, as well as former outfielder and current NESN analyst Jim Rice.  We opened with an autograph session Continue reading