Peter Gammons: Austin Filiere, future third baseman/general manager from MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was the starting place for Benjamin Netanyahu, Ben Bernacke, Christina Romer, Lawrence Summers and founders of more than 25,000 companies. It has had more than 85 Nobel Laureates, 34 astronauts, 65 Marshall Scholars, 45 Rhodes Scholars, 38 McArthur Fellows, one Major League Baseball general manager (Farhan Zaidi, Dodgers) and one […]

Peter Gammons: A moment for David Ortiz and his city

The memorial and celebration of the Marathon Bombing was before a Saturday game, with heroes and speeches and videos on the megaboard as the players lined up in the dugout, waiting to file out onto the field to join Fenway’s high mass to its city’s people. I was at the far end of the dugout […]

Matt Spiegel, CBS: World Collisions Continue at Hot Stove Cool Music

CBS Chicago – Spiegel: World Collisions Continue at Hot Stove Cool Music By Matt Spiegel-   (CBS) Hot Stove Cool Music Boston 2016 is in the books. What a weekend it was. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and his twin brother, Paul, give back through baseball and music with their Foundation To Be Named […]

Major League Thank You Notes

‘Tis the season to give thanks… Robinson Cano I’m looking forward to the future and joining the @Mariners in Seattle! Thank you New York & my amazing fans for the support thru the years. — Robinson Cano (@RobinsonCano) December 12, 2013   Jacoby Ellsbury Corey Hart Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the Boston Globe I was going […]

Cherington, Farrell, the Red Sox and the city of Boston back on top

As the stage ceremony broke down, there were still nearly 35,000 people standing in Fenway Park, singing “Three Little Birds,” “Dirty Water” and the “Oh-Oh-Oh” of Shipping Off to Boston, chanting “Papi, Papi” and “This is Our City” and “Boston Strong.” It had been special in 2004, because it had been 86 years, and it […]