Tag Archives: Jonathan Papelbon

Is That All There Is?

“Is that all there is?” was a song recorded in 1969 by Peggy Lee. It is a song about disillusionment and disappointment. It is a song about the 2012 Red Sox. It is appropriate that a song that was popular … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Red (Part 2)

When you think about the wreckage created by the Sox acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez, it is startling. There was no effort to retain Adrian Beltre on third base, and he left for the Rangers where he has been an all-star. … Continue reading

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April: The Red Sox Roller Coaster

Pardon my month-long silence.  I have been busy riding the rollercoaster known as the Boston Red Sox.  The month of April felt like Disneyworld’s Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride.  Our winter dreams of fields brought us to April and our field … Continue reading

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Ophicial Quilter of the Philadelphia Phillies?

Remember this?   “The Closer”, my quilted fabric portrait of Jonathan Papelbon, was the idea behind the concept of  “QuiltedBaseball”.  It was based on a photo that had such a perfect graphic quality to it  that it called out to me to be made … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: 2011 (Week 45) Close the Closer

The Closer: Jonathan Papelbon Dear Messrs. Cherington, Henry, Lucchino and Werner:  Stop messing around.  Sign Jonathan Papelbon to a nice, fat Red Sox contract.  A game at Fenway will never be the same without Pap running in from the bullpen to the Dropkick … Continue reading

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Ode to the 2011 Red Sox: Collapse of the Bridge (Year)

  A winter of hope!  Free agents were signed The newspapers read, “Best Team Ever!” Add Gonzo and Crawford, Wheeler and Jenks Could the Red Sox be beat this year? Never! To the World Series we were sure to head … Continue reading

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How the Red Sox Broke My Heart: 2011 Edition

Have you ever had your heart broken three times in one week? It happened to me. This is how it went down: Strike 1: The Red Sox put a big time exclamation point on their putrid September by losing the … Continue reading

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