Title:

Senior Writer

Hometown:

Squantum, Mass.

Career highlights:

Born on Easter and April Fool’s day. Fill in your own punch lines . . . . . Attended Game 7s at Fenway Park in 1967 and 1975, World Series that the Red Sox won, 3 games to 4 . . . . . Still waiting for Tony Perez’s moonshot against Bill Lee (An Eephus pitch? In Game 7? Seriously?) to come down . . . . . Bringing the E-Club to Ireland, Scotland, and Australia . . . . . Witnessing Alex Miceli’s low-pull peeler hit well left then rolling dead right for 35 feet until it found the bottom of the cup at No. 5. His ace, my club (Milton Hoosic). Deflating . . . . . Watching sons James and Colin star for the Milton Dodgers . . . . Sitting two seats from Dave Anderson for nine straight Masters . . . . . The blur of the countryside on all those rides with Fergie . . . . . Every round at The Boston Golf Club, where the spirit of John Mineck is rekindled. A friend, a hero, a legend.


Stories by Jim McCabe