Karl Lindholm: The Rotarians, COVID and a Colossus

Karl muses on the Impossible Dream Red Sox of 1967, the amazing Shohei Ohtani and Major League Baseball this year.

Karl Lindholm: Fenway meditations: Impressions of a Red Sox fan

I don’t actually remember my first game. I was too young. But I can imagine it, the incomparable thrill of it, because I have been similarly affected every time I have gone to Fenway since.

Karl Lindholm: The Castigliones of Middlebury — and Joe!

Now, dear readers, what you may not know is “Voice of the Red Sox” Joe’s relationship to Middlebury and Middlebury College. 

Karl Lindholm: A marriage of true (baseball) minds: Giants-Red Sox

As she was exploring the campus on her very first day at Middlebury College in August 1986, young professor Brett Millier encountered Frank Kelley, the director of residential life, who engaged her in lively conversation as was his wont.Frank learned that … (read more)

Former Red Sox draftee enjoying life after baseball

CRAFTSBURY — For six years Monkton native and former Mount Abraham Union High School and Addison County American Legion standout pitcher Tyler Pelland played professional baseball.Although the Boston Red Sox drafted the left-hander in 2002, he spent most … (read more)

Karl Lindholm: First pitch at Fenway

Vermonter Bill Lee, the former Red Sox pitcher also known as “Spaceman,” told a story to my class at Middlebury College about throwing out a ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park. Of course, Bill Lee threw 225 actual first pitches at Red Sox games in his … (read more)