Nobody would deny that Boston is a sports town. But which sport? Bill Littlefield tackles the age-old question in his latest commentary.
Bill Littlefield attended Thursday’s news conference at Fenway Park announcing 61-year-old Bobby Valentine as the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox.
Bill Littlefield bids goodbye to the baseball season in Boston.
The Yankees have already secured their spot in the postseason, and the Red Sox are in a shaky lead for the Wild Card with the Rays and Angels in hot pursuit. Bill Littlefield was at Fenway Park on Wednesday.
Bill Littlefield offers a poem dedicated to Red Sox fans grieving the terrible month of September.
After losing all three games in their last series against the Rays, the Red Sox have fallen even further behind the Yankees in the AL East standings. Bill Littlefield comments about the recent Sox disappointment through the eyes of a habitual viewer: his mother.
Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield knows a lot about rebounding from a tough year. He gave up the series-ending home run to New York’s Aaron Boone in the 2003 ALCS. But the following season, he won 12 games and beat the Yankees in the postseason, helping the Sox win their first World Series in 86 years. Bill met up with Wakefield at Fenway Park to discuss the pitcher’s new autobiography, Knuckler: My Life with Baseball’s Most Confounding Pitch.
The Boston Red Sox began the season by losing three straight the Texas Rangers. Then they lost to Cleveland in their fourth game. This start has Bill Littlefield hoping for better days.
The Baltimore Orioles have made a remarkable turnaround since manager Buck Showalter took over the team at the end of July. See Doug Tribou’s photos of the Orioles at Fenway Park and listen to his story Saturday on Only A Game.
This week on Only A Game, a look at professional disc golf, complete with caddies, announcers, and – before you laugh – a $50,000 purse. Plus, the latest from the US Open, and Bill speaks with the author of Lost Dogs, a book that tells the story of the pit bulls that survived Michael Vick’s dog fighting operation.