Dan Shaughnessy

A member of the Globe staff since 1981, Shaughnessy has been named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year eleven times and nine times has been voted one of America’s top 10 sports columnists by AP Sports Editors. He has written 12 books, including New York Times Best Seller “Francona”, “The Curse of the Bambino”, and “Senior Year”, and appears on numerous radio and television shows.

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Pablo Sandoval fits Red Sox’ needs

By , Globe Staff

The Red Sox have a hole at third base, and the popular, switch-hitting Sandoval is a pending free agent.

World Series notebook

Annual DH issue crops up in NL city

By , Globe Staff

The Royals’ regular DH, Billy Butler, is likely relegated to a pinch-hitting role while at AT&T Park.


Tim Hudson finally gets to pitch in a World Series game

By , Globe Staff

After 16 years in the majors, San Francisco’s righthander can end his postseason frustrations.


On the bright side, no negatives

By , Globe Columnist

On this leisurely October weekend I am going to give you nothing but positivity. No sarcasm. No cynicism. Promise.