Archive - Apr 6, 2011 - Sports Article
LINCOLN â At the core of Bill Leeâs multi-faceted personality is a baseball pitcher who remains fascinated -- even at the age of 64 -- by the process of getting batters out.
Lee came here on Wednesday to serve as keynote speaker at the annual âWelcome Home, PawSoxâ luncheon hosted by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. He walked into Kirkbrae Country Clubâs dining area a few minutes before noon, dressed like a cowboy, his still-athletic frame topped off by a wide-brimmed hat that identified the former Red Sox pitcher as a man of great presence.
PAWTUCKET â Relief pitchers inherently are the most fickle commodity in baseball. Thatâs why teams are inclined to stockpile as many candidates as they can each season, crossing oneâs fingers that one or two arms pan out and solidify the foundation already in place.
PAWTUCKET â Mike McKenry doesnât completely feel like a stranger in a strange land. The new PawSox catcher has St. Raphael alumnus Chris Iannetta to thank for that.