A Classic World Series

A Classic World Series

This year's World Series features two of baseball's most classic-looking teams, the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Both franchises have made very few changes to their aesthetic over the years; here's a good summary of both: There was some tinkering in the early years but once both clubs nailed down one look they stuck to it...
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1908: Debut of the "Red Sox"

1908: Debut of the "Red Sox"

The Boston Red Sox are having a heck of a year. They finished the 2018 regular season with 108 wins, and, on route to that end point, breached the century mark before any other team claimed 90. They ranked first for hits, RBIs, and runs. Their pitching staff had the most wins in the league and were top-10 in ERA. And so, not surprisingly, the S...
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El Tiante

El Tiante

The Red Sox have had many unique players don the "B" and take the field at Fenway Park. Ted Williams and his grumpy, John Wayne-like persona, a god among men. His teammate "The Scientist," Dom DiMaggio, in his spectacles. In the 1960s and '70s there was tough-as-nails Carl Yastrzemski and, of course, "Spaceman" Bill Lee with his Eephus pitch an...
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Ted Williams at 100

Ted Williams at 100

"The Splendid Splinter," "Teddy Ballgame," "The Kid"; "All-Star," "Hero..." and, sometimes, "Villain."  Ted Williams has been known by many names. But there is none that suited him so well as "The Greatest Hitter That Ever Lived." Hitting a baseball was an obsession for Williams; he dedicated his life to that simple task. Though simple, it is b...
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