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Story | Jun 21, 2009It is getting late on this September night in 1975 with the score tied at 2 and a local 11:30 curfew looming. The mayor of Bristol, Frank Longo, is at the game and lifts the curfew, extending it an hour. That allows the teams to play past the 15th...
Story | May 31, 2009In 1975, the Bristol Red Sox drew just over 42,000 fans, fifth in an eight-team Eastern League. Charlie Eshbach was general manager or, as he says, "the No. 1 man in a one-man office." He remembers ticket prices being in the $2 range for adults and 99...
Story | Mar 10, 1987Dave Henderson plays jai alai with the baseball, and the camera catches it all. We see the ball slingshot out of Henderson's glove and over the center-field fence. We see Bobby Grich exult over the sudden change of events and begin his home-run trot....