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WADE BOGGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Times' Tyler Kepner Politely Tells Gammonites To Go **** Themselves

"Fenway Park sits on Yawkey Way, so named for Thomas Yawkey, the Hall of Famer who owned the Red Sox from 1933 to 1976. Yawkey did a lot of good things, but he also presided over the last major league team to integrate — and he refused to add Mays to his roster. "Mays was 17 in 1949 and playing for the Birmingham Black Barons. The scout George Digby, who would later sign Wade...

Montana man fined for offense on Alaska hunt with Wade Boggs

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) A Montana man has been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine after pleading guilty to federal wildlife violations while leading former Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on a 2009 sheep hunt in Alaska. Tuesday's plea agreement by Jason ***********, 45, of Billings, Montana, completed the 16th and final case against employees and clients of a now-closed Anchorage...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Wade Boggs really drink 107 beers in a day?

MLB Hall of Famer Wade Boggs inspired a scene that will air as part of the Season 10 premiere of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Apparently the former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees legend is known as much for his beer-drinking ability as his hitting prowess. The scene, in which Boggs actually makes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

“Ghost” of Wade Boggs to Appear on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”

Years ago, a story was circulating about Wade Boggs. You know…the one where he once, allegedly, drank dozens(!) of beers on a team flight. “He was famous for baseball, he was also famous for the number of beers he could drink,” actor Charlie Day told Jimmy Fallon Monday night. “Supposedly, when they would have these cross county flights he would drink on average 40 to 50...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade Boggs Told Charlie Day He Drank 107 Beers In One Day (Video)

Wade Boggs: The man, the myth, the drinking legend. The Hall of Fame third baseman was known for his affinity to throw back a few cold ones on cross-country flights during his playing days, with the epic tale being that he once drank 50-odd Miller Lites on a single trip. That’s incorrect. The former Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays sluggers told actor Charlie...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Beer-drinking ghost of Wade Boggs to appear on 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

Hall-of-Fame slugger Wade Boggs also has shrine-worthy beer drinking abilities, so go the tales about Boggs' affinity and capacity for throwing back Miller Lites on cross-country flights during his playing days. I can't type this without laughing hysterically, but on coast-to-coast trips, anecdotally, the third-baseman would throw back somewhere between about 50 to 107 beers (including...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Mitchell Boggs, Boston Red Sox Agree To Minor League Contract

No, this isn’t the 1980s. But yes, the Boston Red Sox have added a Boggs. The Red Sox have agreed to a minor league contract with reliever Mitchell Boggs, a major league source told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. The signing was first noted on Twitter on Monday by Peter Gammons. Boggs, who is not related to former Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs, was a fifth-round draft pick of...
Via NESN.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

No Number 21 For Porcello—Because of Roger?

Clemens And BoggsFor some unknown reason, the Red Sox have not retired Wade Boggs' uniform number 26. And yet, it appears that they are protecting the uniform number 21 of Roger Clemens—since no one has worn it since his departure in 1996. Now, reportedly, Rick Porcello was denied number 21 when he joined the club. So, a guy who is almost universally scorned for suspected PED...
Via FenwayNation
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–August 3, 1986

1986: The Red Sox scored two runs in the seventh to pick up a 5-3 victory over the Royals at Fenway Park in Boston.Wade Boggs grounded a single into right field to drive in the go-ahead runs. That gave starter Charlie Leibrandt the loss. Leibrandt pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed eight hits and two walks. He recorded two strikeouts.The veteran lefty struggled early, as he allowed...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

My Small Brush With Tony Gwynn’s Greatness

Tony Gwynn was probably the best pure hitter I’ve ever seen play in my life. I also saw Pete Rose and Wade Boggs play, but those are the only two I would consider an argument about and I believe Gwynn was better. He was always one of my favorite players even though he was a member of the 1984 Padres team that beat the Cubs. He was too good and seemed like too good of a guy to have...
Via Obstructed View
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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