Red Sox http://nhpr.org en Mariano Rivera Jr. To Play For Laconia Muskrats This Summer http://nhpr.org/post/mariano-rivera-jr-play-laconia-muskrats-summer <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.5pt; line-height: 1.5;">It’s like Mickey Mantle’s grandson announcing he’ll be hitting home runs for the Dartmouth College baseball team. Or Julia Ruth Stevens, the daughter of New York Yankee icon Babe Ruth, agreeing to pay for a new baseball park in Derry.</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:25:09 +0000 Ray Carbone 46718 at http://nhpr.org Mariano Rivera Jr. To Play For Laconia Muskrats This Summer Hundreds Of Red Sox Fans Pack Statehouse Plaza To See David Ortiz http://nhpr.org/post/hundreds-red-sox-fans-pack-statehouse-plaza-see-david-ortiz <p>Hundreds of Boston Red Sox fans gathered in front of the Statehouse earlier today to catch a glimpse of World Series MVP David Ortiz.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:25:36 +0000 Michael Brindley 46329 at http://nhpr.org Hundreds Of Red Sox Fans Pack Statehouse Plaza To See David Ortiz N.H. Reacts to Red Sox World Series Win http://nhpr.org/post/nh-reacts-red-sox-world-series-win <p>It was 1918 when the Red Sox last did it. &nbsp; And they did it again last night, winning the World Series in front of a hometown crowd, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1. &nbsp;Here in New Hampshire, the reaction was swift and loud, as Sean Hurley reports.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jeff Chapel from Thornton watches the game at his hometown bar, the Woodpecker Pub. It's only the </span>6th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> inning, but he's ready for his World Series pilgrimage.</span></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:15:00 +0000 Sean Hurley 37699 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Reacts to Red Sox World Series Win From 'The Boggs' To 'The Buckner:' Nashua Bar Features Boston Athletes - In Sandwich Form http://nhpr.org/post/boggs-buckner-nashua-bar-features-boston-athletes-sandwich-form <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the team one win away from a World Series victory, Red Sox fever has officially gripped the Granite State.</span></p><p>At a sports bar in Nashua, passionate fans not only get to root on their team – they also get to eat sandwiches named after Sox players past and present.</p><p>The Nashua Garden features sandwiches named after a slew of legendary Boston athletes.</p><p>In this audio postcard, we visit the Garden to learn what goes into each creation and talk with fans about their favorite lunchtime staples.</p><p>The menu:</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:02:48 +0000 Michael Brindley 37603 at http://nhpr.org From 'The Boggs' To 'The Buckner:' Nashua Bar Features Boston Athletes - In Sandwich Form Do Those Red Sox Beards Have Real Winning Powers? http://nhpr.org/post/do-those-red-sox-beards-have-real-winning-powers <p>Last night, those Red Sox beards came through once again, with the Sox taking a 3-2 lead over St. Louis in the World Series. There’s no telling what role the beards that first showed up during spring training have played in getting the hirsute Sox to the World Series, but Fenway park isn’t the only place where people turn to superstition to swing the odds in their favor. And as it turns out, superstition might play a role in success.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:13:29 +0000 Virginia Prescott 37569 at http://nhpr.org Do Those Red Sox Beards Have Real Winning Powers?