Harvard Baseball in the early 1900's
Last week’s Boston victory may have marked the end of baseball season, but the Sox, along with Harvard’s own baseball team, won’t stop working hard, or be forgotten by their many fans any time soon. This now-esteemed sport has not always garnered favorable reactions, however—particularly from former Harvard President Charles William Eliot.
Found in Translation: An Interview with the Harvard Senior who Translated Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara’s Blog
With the Red Sox winning the World Series, there has been much hype about the players, especially Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. It was hard for Red Sox fans to understand what Uehara was feeling under pressure in the final moments of the World Series, however, since he barely speaks a word of English. That is until Yohei Oka, a senior at Harvard from Tokyo, translated Uehara’s Japanese blog into English. We here at Flyby had the opportunity to talk to Oka over email and ask him some questions on Uehara’s blog and how he got involved.
Members of “Red Sox Nation” lined the streets of Boston to catch a glimpse of this year’s World Series champions as they rode on the city’s iconic duck boats for Saturday’s victory parade.
With the World Series over and the Fenway traffic winding down, you might want to know a few things about the Red Sox in case casual dinner conversation turns into a World Series recap discussion. We here at Flyby are here to help you make that conversation less awkward.
So as you might have heard from your roommates, your professors, or even a random tourist that put his hand on John Harvard’s foot, the Red Sox are 3-1 in the World Series. If you didn’t know that, you have been studying in Lamont for far too long. But don’t worry, Flyby has some basic tips so you don’t look like a total fool when friends invite you to watch tonight's game.
There is a palpable buzz in Boston this week surrounding the World Series, which will feature the hometown Boston Red Sox versus the St. Louis Cardinals. Here on campus, it’s not hard to guess who we’ll be cheering for. But statistically speaking, which team has the higher chance of winning? FM decided to talk to Carl N. Morris, statistics professor and sports analysis guru.
According to NCAA bylaw 126.96.36.199, a student-athlete begins a season of eligibility as soon as he engages in a contest against outside competition. This flow chart follows the path a student-athlete could have taken after being accused of collaboration in the Gov 1310 scandal.
Since resident deans were first made aware of the Gov 1310 cheating scandal in August 2012, the incident has been a central part to many lives at Harvard and affect the athletics teams.
Today, with many departed athletes now back on campus and with their teams, the spectre of Government 1310 no longer looms in quite the same way over Harvard’s athletic courts and fields, though the memory of the scandal remains fresh.
A swirl of J.P. Licks's Peach X froyo, enjoyed at its best in a plastic Boston Red Sox cap.
Down two runs entering the bottom of the ninth, Harvard scored three times on wild pitches to walk off. The two teams combined for 38 hits and nine errors.
Sophomore outfielder Brandon Kregel rebounded from a wrist injury his freshman year to become the Crimson's leading contributor at the plate.