"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Mudville Magazine's Jeff Kallman offers a Tippecanoe-ish handle for Curt Schilling – "Ol' Blood and Boots" – while Peter Schilling Jr., no relation, writes: What I’m seeing at these games is a team worthy of being venerated in New England, a team that is not only riding a wave of history, but as confident and assured as any postseason team I’ve seen.
In Uzbekistan, the five members of the Tashkent Red Sox Fan Club don't want to miss a pitch of the Series.
Starting pitchers Lefty Grove and Dizzy Dean are pictured above before the 1936 All Star Game at Boston's Braves Field. The Globe's Gordon Edes recalls the Dean-era Cards in dubbing this year's Sox the Funhouse Gang:Happy idiots? Never has ignorance produced so much bliss.