One Pitch Changed Conigliaro’s Career — And Life

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Bryan Mitchell’s injury Monday conjured up images of what happened August 18, 1967 to a player whose cards instantly recall what might have been.

1918 Red Sox Photo Headlines RMY Premier Auction

Boston Red Sox team photo 1918

A young Babe Ruth poses with teammates on the 1918 World Series champion Red Sox for a rare team photo currently up for grabs.

Photo of the Day: Hub Fans Bid Babe Adieu

Babe Ruth retires 1934

A rare photograph up for bid shows Babe Ruth tipping his cap for photographers after announcing (premature) plans to retire at the end of the 1934 season.

Man Who Caught A-Rod’s 660th Home Run Ball May Sell

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A Red Sox fan and sports collector caught the ball hit by Alex Rodriguez for his 660th home run. He’s mulling his options.

Antique Mall Find Was More Than Meets the Eye

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It turns out this 1940s minor league program had more than a little history behind it.

Ramblings: ’67 Topps Red Sox Recall Team’s Sudden Fortune Change

1967 Topps RedSox team

Forty-seven seasons later, 1967 Red Sox baseball cards are still in demand and that ‘Impossible Dream’ season plays out through Topps’ series.

50 Years Ago, Teenage Tony C’s Rookie Card Portended Triumph, Tragedy

1969 Topps Tony Conigliaro

His career–and life–were cut way too short, but Tony Conigliaro’s baseball cards keep the memory of one of baseball’s greatest phenoms alive.

Schilling Consigns Bloody Sock from ’04 World Series

Bloody sock Curt Schilling

The second of two blood-stained socks Curt Schilling wore while helping the Red Sox to their historic 2004 championship, is going on the auction block next month.

1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth Rookie Brings $200,000

1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth

The sale of a high grade 1916 Sporting News Babe Ruth, the first big league rookie card of the Sultan of Swat, has set a new bar.

Red Sox to Highlight Fenway Artifacts in 100th Anniversary Celebration

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The Red Sox will go all out for the Fenway Park 100th anniversary celebration, with ballpark artifacts playing a big role.

Ted Williams Letters to Mistress Going on Auction Block

Mistress letter Ted Williams

He was a great baseball player. A terrific pilot who served his country more than once. A great fisherman, too.

Ted Williams was also a bit of a scoundrel.

Letters penned by the Hall of Famer in the early 50s are out in the open and going up for bid, including one that references a letter intercepted by the Mrs.

2004 World Series Ring Goes on Local Auction Block

Red Sox World Series ring Scott Williamson 2004

Pitcher Scott Williamson is selling his 2004 World Series ring, representing the first championship won by the Red Sox since 1918.

Bosox Bat Man

Game-used Boston Red Sox bats

Like nearly every kid who grew up or spent summers in New England, Jeff Boujoukos developed a strong tie to the team that kept breaking his heart. The Red Sox of the 1970s were often good. Sometimes great. But never champions. While the club chased one elusive goal, Boujoukos eventually began chasing something too. He […]