Johnny Pesky, who spent the bulk of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career with the Boston Red Sox, and for whom the right-field foul pole at the team's fabled Fenway Park is named, died aged 92.
Bobby Valentine was fired as manager of the Boston Red Sox after failing to turn around the struggling Major League Baseball team during his first season in charge.
With his team trailing 2-0, the bases loaded and the league's best batter at the plate, New York Yankees reliever Boone Logan could not have picked a more testing time to take the mound against bitter rivals Boston at Fenway Park yesterday.
An outpouring of nostalgia swept over Fenway Park for the 100th anniversary of the stadium with over 200 former Red Sox players participating in a pre-game love-fest at the Boston landmark.
The trophy the Boston Red Sox won for their 1912 World Series victory over the former New York Giants is scheduled to be auctioned off in Baltimore on Thursday night.