By Dick Flavin
From the voice of Fenway Park comes a suite of sixty-four funny and mawkish poems celebrating the Boston crimson Sox.
A commonwealth establishment and well known neighborhood tv character who's additionally the announcer, ambassador, and poet laureate for Fenway Park, Dick Flavin has entertained audiences along with his superb poetic expertise and abiding love for the pink Sox prior to numerous domestic video games for greater than 20 years. Now, this mythical talent’s poems are accrued jointly for the 1st time during this memento volume.
As a liked crimson Sox insider, Flavin has been privileged to monitor heritage within the making, from the team’s 2004 international sequence victory that at last broke its approximately century-long “curse,” to road-tripping with Dom DiMaggio and Johnny Pesky, to witnessing Ted Williams ultimate visual appeal on the plate. His pithy and comedic verses—including such gem stones as “The Beards of Summer,” “Long reside Fenway Park,” and his top recognized, “Teddy on the Bat”—pay homage to the yank hobby, New England’s favourite staff and avid gamers (and the curses and legends that experience it), and the passionate state that has remained trustworthy via victory and defeat.
Illustrated with greater than fifty pictures from the authentic purple Sox information, Red Sox Rhymes honors all of purple Sox fandom and is an important keepsake for each BoSox fan.