The crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, the love it/hate it chorus of "Sweet Caroline": the experience of a Sox home game is as much aural as visual. We meet the people who make the musical magic happen.
On Kid Nation Day, we go back to 1999 when the cast of the popular WGBH kids program got the chance to perform the national anthem on the field. Watch their performance and find out where some of them are now.
Jean Shepherd, New York radio icon and a diehard Chicago White Sox fan, offers up a bittersweet song of praise for Boston’s great ballpark.
Known to Boston sports fans as the Voice of Fenway, Red Sox announcer Carl Beane died this month at 59. We remember him with a few of his appearances on WGBH.
His luve's like a green, green monster ... Dick Flavin, the official poet laureate of Fenway Park, talks about the creative inspiration he finds in baseball and reads his special centennial verse.
Danielle Dreilinger, author and web producer for WGBH.org, shares her memory of conversion from New York-bred Yankees fan to a die-hard member of the Red Sox Nation, and the effect it's had on her loved ones.
As our beloved ballpark prepares to mark its 100th, we're launching a special series: Fenway Fridays. For this installment, the "voice of Fenway" joins Bob Seay to maybe give some insider info about the April 20 celebration.
One year ago, everyone forecast a banner year for the Sox. Now, everyone's gloomy. But perhaps the pendulum of public opinion's swung too far?
Every year, hope and baseball both spring anew. As spring training gets underway, Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino talks about new skipper Bobby Valentine, Jason Varitek's future and being an underdog.
Remember that other sport? With only a month to go before spring training starts, veteran infielder Kevin Youkilis reflects on the team's new manager and prospects for 2012.
Another man has joined the list of Red Sox attendants who say they were molested by deceased club manager Donald Fitzpatrick.
Bobby Valentine, new Red Sox general manager: Good news for Boston fans? Judging by the chatter near Yankee Stadium... maybe not.
Will he bring the beleaguered team to victory? "The Emily Rooney Show" talks about new manager Bobby Valentine at noon in advance of tonight's press conference.
Tommy Lasorda has told the AP that the Boston Red Sox have picked Bobby Valentine to be their next manager.
He's shipping off from Boston: A source says Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon has agreed on a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Does grammar tell the tale of former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein’s self-interest? WGBH commentator Bob Lobel says yes as Ben Cherington takes over with the Sox.
The Emily Rooney Show
Thousands of bats, three home run records, and one "curse" have been broken since Ken Burns made his landmark 1994 PBS series Baseball. Now, Burns updates the series with The Tenth Inning. Watch the curse reserve and believe in a band of idiots all over again.
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