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Commentary
October 16th, 2013

The Old Red Sox

Excitement is building as Boston faces Detroit in the ALCS. But Bill Littlefield isn’t quite sure these new Red Sox are any better than the old.

In the news
October 12th, 2013

Amherst College Builds Pipeline To MLB Front Offices

MLB general managers Dan Duquette, Ben Cherington and Neal Huntington share more than an occupation. They also share an alma mater. Duquette, GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Bill Littlefield to explain how a small liberal arts college in Western Massachusetts has created a pipeline to MLB front offices.

Feature
August 3rd, 2013

Red Sox Land Peavy For Playoff Push

The Boston Red Sox are hoping to close the 2013 MLB season on a high note after acquiring pitcher Jake Peavy at the trade deadline. Bill Littlefield was at Fenway Park after the news broke.

Commentary
June 29th, 2013

Boston’s Sports Week To Remember … Or Forget

Sometimes we go to the sports stories and sometimes they come to us. This week Boston had more sports news than any one city needs. Bill Littlefield reflects on a wide range of “big news.”

In Depth
May 25th, 2013

Francona Right At Home As Red-Hot Cleveland Visits Fenway

The Indians have a new manager, but he’s got more than a little experience. As Bill Littlefield reports, Terry Francona has Cleveland off to a hot start.

Only A Blog
April 25th, 2013

One Fund Boston: Lessons From Public Radio

In less than two weeks, nearly $24 million has been raised for the One Fund, a charity founded by the City of Boston to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. But, Only A Game’s Karen Given wonders how much could have been raised, if the charity had followed the example set by public radio.

Feature
April 20th, 2013
By Ron Schachter

Theo Epstein Hopes To Break Another Curse

While in Boston, Theo Epstein guided the Red Sox to a pair of World Series titles. Now he’s hoping to break another curse with the Chicago Cubs, but it might take some time.

In Depth
April 6th, 2013

The Designated Hitter Turns 40

It’s been 40 years since the American League instituted the designated hitter rule. Bill Littlefield takes a look back, with thoughts from Hall of Fame DH Orlando Cepeda and Ron Blomberg, the very first to play the position.

In Depth
March 30th, 2013

Tim Kurkjian Previews 2013 MLB Season

With Opening Day right around the corner, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to share his thoughts on the upcoming season and to predict a World Series champion.

In Depth
December 29th, 2012

Fenway Park at 100: An Impossible Dream, The Splendid Splinter and ‘Sweet Caroline’

This year Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox, celebrated its 100th season. Only A Game’s Karen Given looks back at some of the milestone moments that have happened under the watchful eye of the Green Monster.

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