Happy Anniversary?

NESN: Santa Edes Fills Hot Stove Stockings
Extra Bases: Sox Sign the Venerable Runelvys Hernandez


Happy Anniversary?

Johnny Damon of the New York Yankees kisses his wife Michelle after being introduced as the new center fielder on December 23, 2005 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx Borough of New York City.

(Getty Images Photo / Al Bello)

Exactly One Year Ago, The Makeshift Red Sox Front Office Played Scrooge with the Rock Solid Leadoff-Hitting Center Fielder Over $8m-$12m (Over Four Years) and Woke Up to Find Coal... Then Coco... in Their Stocking
Thankfully Crisp, Mohr, Stern, Harris, Pena, and Murphy Picked Up the Slack

A Look Back at Boston's Biggest Bungle:
Here's JohnNY: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Co-incidence? Sox Co-GMs Caught by Surprise
Johnny Appleseed Takes Manhattan
Damon to the Dark Side | Johnny Chokes Up
Yankee Clipping: Johnny's Bad Hair Day
Sox Brass Blew It with Initial Three-Year Offer
Johnny Cash Walks Over the Line

Johnny Keeps on Giving Back in Boston

Damon Donates $20k Busload of Toys to Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton (Meanwhile, We're Wondering if Manny Ever Set Up His MR24 Charitable Foundation ... )

Who Will Be King of Games?

Johnny Damon and Curt Schilling show off the World Series trophy before the New England Patriots game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on November 14, 2004 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

(Getty Images Photo / Ezra Shaw)

Look Out CEO of Green Monster Games, Johnny's Come Out to Play

Damon Will Serve as League Commissioner for
New Professional Baseball Video Game League

"GGL is bringing together two of my biggest passions -- baseball and video games -- in a way that neither baseball fans nor video gamers have seen before," said Commissioner Damon. "Both baseball and video games play a huge role in today's culture in the US and around the world, and the PBGL is doing a great job of bringing these two communities together."

"More importantly, the PBGL is allowing me to invoke another passion of mine -- the Wounded Warrior Project, which raises funds and awareness for wounded veterans," continued Damon." As Commissioner, I'm proud to add former US Army Sergeant Steven Andrew Robison of Kansas City, Missouri, to this season's PBGL line-up." -- 12.21.06, Johnny Damon


Whoa, Nelly!

Curt Schilling poses with Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado and his two children Gabriella, left, and Gehrig backstage at the Kiss 108 Boston Jingle Ball at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Mass., Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006

(12.14.06 - Schilling, children, Nellie Furtado - Boston Globe Staff Photo / Robert E. Klein)

Is Curt Going to Have to Have the Green Monster Gear
Surgically Removed Before the Season Starts?
Or Is He Working It Into His Extension That He
Gets to Wear It in Lieu of His Sox Uni?

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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