Friday, May 10, 2013
Massachusetts also largely supports Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
Bay Staters like Hillary Clinton and support same-sex marriage, but nothing compares to their love of Red Sox Manager John Farrell. The Sox manager received the lowest disapproval percentage in Public Policy Polling history – even better than Abraham Lincoln, Mother Theresa and Santa Claus. What a difference a year makes for the Sox. The team’s hot start has 27 percent of those who took the survey predicting a World Series. Only 3 percent said the Sox will not make the playoffs. Sixty-four percent of those surveyed said Farrell is doing a good job. Only 1 percent disapproved of Farrell’s work this year. This is the lowest disapproval rating Public Policy Polling has ever seen. In comparison, in a national poll in November, Lincoln was …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The Boston Red Sox fired Valentine after an unsuccessful year at Fenway Park.
The Boston Red Sox have fired manager Bobby Valentine after the team experienced the worst season in decades. In fact, the 69-93 record was the team’s worst since 1965 and the first time the team has finished last in the American League East in more than a decade. Valentine’s one season at Fenway Park was full of losses and run-ins with players. Valentine, who led the New York Mets to the World Series in 2000, followed Terry Francona, a fan favorite who was dismissed a year ago after taking the team to two World Series titles. We want to hear from you: Do you agree with the call? Was Valentine to blame for this year's horrible record? Who or what kind of manager would you like to see at Fenway Park?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Local kids were selected to take part in Calling All Kids month.
Millions of kids dream about stepping onto the field at Fenway Park. Recently, some North Andover Little League players did just that. As part of Calling All Kids -- a month-long celebration of Fenway's 100th anniversary sponsored by Hood -- Little League players, RBI participants and baseball camp kids from all over New England have been selected to go out onto the field with the Red Sox before each home game. “All of us with Hood care about children, as do our partners at the Red Sox,” said Lynne Bohan, Spokesperson from Hood. “We are delighted to help children go to the ballgame, and to provide our popular Hoodsies as a summer treat.”