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This team also plays in one of the true landmarks in Major League Baseball, Fenway Park. Obviously fans of the sport are familiar with this park, and its famous green monster in left field, but I have found that even casual fans know of Fenway. In fact I play softball at a complex that has moncler coats duplicate copies of some of the biggest stadiums past and present in baseball, Fenway Park is one of the six they cheap moncler jackets outlet constructed.
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moncler sale Franchise FactsDuring the 2000’s the team had played pretty good baseball. They won the World Series in 2004 washing away the lengthy drought and made it into moncler outlet the playoffs another five times, a very respectable average in the highly competitive American League East Division. The 2007 season saw another World Series victory which was more than enough to officially bury the curse.
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Before their heroics in 2004 the team was best known for having the biggest between the legs moncler outlets uk moment in baseball playoff history. In the 1986 World Series against the New York Mets their first baseman Bill Buckner let an routine ground ball go between his legs which allowed the winning run to score for the New York Mets; the Mets would go on to win the series.
During the drought of World Series victories from 1918 to 2004 the team still had competitive seasons winning the division five times and the American League title four of those times.
What hurt their chances moncler outlet mall of ending the curse earlier than they did was the level of competition they were up against in the four trips to the World Series that they made. In 1975 they played a Cincinnati Reds team loaded with future Hall of Famers known as the Big Red Machine.
moncler outlet sale The 1967 team took the Cardinals to a full seven games before coming up short; Cardinal legend Bob Gibson won three of the four games in the series. In 1946 both teams met again and went the full seven games once more with the Cardinals taking the title.
During the first couple of decades for the franchise some remarkable things occurred. Success on the field was rewarded with World Series championships but one stat really stands out to me.
cheap moncler Fans of the sport acknowledge moncler outlet online store certain records that will never be broken. One such record is Cal Ripken Jr.’s consecutive games played streak or maybe Joe DiMaggio’s consecutive hits streak of 56 games. One that I think might just trump both of these remarkable records is what pitcher Cy Young did in 1901.
A stat that recognizes an accomplishment by a man, that later had an award named after him that rewards the best pitcher, should be a pretty good one and it is. In 1901 Young won thirty three games which is far more than what we see in today’s game. Great pitchers might eclipse twenty wins in a season a couple of times but passing thirty is just not practical anymore. This might help explain why Young won moncler outlet kids five hundred and eleven games during his career. In comparison the game might only see a few more pitchers pass three hundred games won.
monlcer down jackets Most Popular PlayersNo doubt this franchise has had some of the game’s biggest names play for them. It is very difficult to get baseball experts to agree on moncler outlet uk who the greatest player in history has been but this team has a couple of names that belong in the greatest of all time conversations.
moncler mens jackets For me it is a coin toss trying to decide between Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski as the greatest players moncler jackets outlet for the franchise. I know that other great players have played for Boston but I’m going off of their team choice for the Baseball Hall of Fame, I’ll get into detail on those players in a moment.
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cheap moncler outlet A couple of outfielders played critical roles during the decade as well; Fred Lynn and Jim Rice both came on to the scene and made their presence felt. Lynn actually became the first player to win the Rookie of the Year award and the Most Valuable Player award in the same season, not bad for the new guy.
The eighties featured a young fireball throwing kid from Texas named Roger Clemens and a hitting machine by the name of Wade Boggs.
Clemens quickly became a fan favorite because of his ability to strikeout the opposition’s hitters. In 1986 he struck out twenty batters in a game, a remarkable feat when you consider that a regulation game only has twenty seven outs in it.
moncler outlet store Kathleen Fenway is a park I would love to see, I’m curious how expensive those tickets really are. I guess they do have options to see their team in a nearby city. New York is closer but I’m sure they wouldn’t be caught dead in that stadium. Thanks for the comment.