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Happy Retirement, Tek. Thank you for Squishing A-Rod’s Face.

February 27, 2012 by


News came down today that Jason Varitek is retiring this week. I could tell you how old it makes me feel that so many of my favorite players are retiring, or tell you about how great Tek was at handling a pitching staff, but let’s be honest: when I am old and gray and I […]

Farewell Wake

February 17, 2012 by


I had to take a few minutes to acknowledge today’s news that Tim Wakefield is retiring after 19 years in Major League Baseball, 17 of them with the Red Sox, at the age of 45. Wakefield never set the world afire with his pitching, but there are few athletes more loved by Boston fans. He […]