Daily Archives: January 13, 2016

Ira Flagstead:The Boston Red Sox’s Unknown Hall-of-Famer

Earlier this week it was announced that the Boston Red Sox had selected four new members for their Hall of Fame. Fans should have little trouble recognizing the first three inductees, former players Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield, and former front office man Larry Lucchino. However, the fourth honoree, former outfielder Ira Flagstead, will likely leave many scratching their heads. Despite his anonymity, he is worthy of the honor and is someone whose career all Boston fans should become more familiar with.

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – January 13, 2016

MLB Reports

Irvin Monte Plaque_NBL_0Monte Irvin’s wonderful life ended yesterday after 96 years. He was a pioneer in the integration of the game and a Hall of Famer.

And he was so close to taking the role assumed by Jackie Robinson.

We honor legacy of a great man on this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.

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