March 11, 2021

Everybody Loves A Contest #26: 2021 Red Sox W-L Record

The Boston Red Sox will kick off their 2021 season on April 1  at Fenway Park against the Orioles – three weeks from today.

Therefore, it's time for the annual Red Sox W-L Contest!

The person who correctly guesses the Red Sox's 2021 regular season W-L record will win a hard cover copy of Mitchell Nathanson's Bouton: The Life of a Baseball Original.*

Contest entries must be emailed to me and include the following two predictions:
1. 2021 W-L Record
2. Tiebreaker: Team ERA
As always, the winning W-L prediction must be exact. The tiebreaker, if needed, will be the closest guess, either over or under.

Deadline: Wednesday, March 31, 11:59 PM (ET).

Good luck . . . and don't forget: Yankees suck!
* I was leaning towards this book as the prize in 2020, but there was no winner. I didn't buy it for myself, either. I finally ordered two copies last night. I'll repeat what I said last year: you should read Nathanson's 2012 book A People's History of Baseball.


wallythe24 said...

People's History is on my ( ever growing )list.
I've not long finished Power Game , which was really good.
Also have Conspiracy Of Silence and Ball Four waiting , which is Colson Whitehead's fault.
So now I have another two to add ( one if I win ).

Paul Hickman said...

Cmon Laura, go 100+ !

laura k said...

Aw Paul Hickman, thanks for that! I won't let you down. :)

laura k said...

which is Colson Whitehead's fault.


Paul Hickman said...

A society manufactures the heroes it requires - Colson Whitehead !

You Laura, are the Joy of Sox "Hero" for your optimism each year ...... we humbly bow & desperately hope that you win !