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Nov. 18, 1997

Nov. 18, 1997 Red Sox fans should celebrate this a holiday. Word broke that Dan Duquette and Jim Beattie had come to terms on a deal that would send Pedro Martinez to Boston. To acquire Martinez the Red Sox gave up Carl Pavano, who enjoyed a long, occasionally memorable career, and Tony Armas, a journeyman pitcher with a lifetime record of 53-65. It is fair to say that the Montreal Expos were fleeced. With Boston, Martinez did what the Los Angeles Dodgers thought he could do when they signed him in 1988 and what the Expos knew ...

June 23, 1917

June 23, 1917 This classic report comes courtesy of the Associated Press: In baseball’s greatest relief effort, Ernie Shore of the Boston Red Sox came in for Babe Ruth with nobody out and a man on first. The base runner was cut down stealing and Shore retired all 26 batters he faced to gain a 4-0 victory over Washington. Ruth walked Eddie Foster to open the game and was ejected after arguing with umpire Brick Owens. You May Have Missed... Fresh Content Direct to Your Inbox Subscribe Now ...

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