Rodgers will turn 75 this month and though he refers to them as “little ones,” he has competed in 10 races this year. When he won the marathon in 1975, he was 27 and had returned to running in the hopes of improving his lungs after quitting smoking. Now a running legend, he will be honored at The Tradition.
Mark Recchi will get a chance to re-live Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup win in return to Boston for The Tradition
Recchi, 54, will return to Causeway Street Wednesday night, to be honored by The Tradition, the annual fund-raising gala by The Sports Museum. The Hall of Fame winger will be among the headliners, along with former Red Sox outfielder Johnny Damon, marathon man Bill Rodgers, and ex-Patriots great Lawyer Milloy.
The lineup of honorees for the 21st annual gala includes historic marathoner and Wesleyan cross country/track & field alum Bill Rodgers ’70.
The Sports Museum hosted the 2022 Will McDonough Writing Contest Ceremony on April 1, 2022 at TD Garden. Various Boston Globe writers and editors chose the winning essays that will be displayed in The Sports Museum for the rest of the year.
David Ortiz, Kevin McHale headline honorees of annual ‘Tradition’. Taylor Twellman, Mike Milbury, Angela Ruggiero, and Ben Coates will take the TD Garden stage, as well.
Edward Everett Elementary School in Dorchester was awarded the 2019 New Balance School of the Season. Thank you to Brian Johnson of the Boston Red Sox for coming out and speaking with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at the Everett School!
The Atherton Hough Elementary School in Quincy, MA was awarded the 2018 New Balance School of the Season. Thank you to Justin Turri of the Boston Cannons for coming out again and speaking with over 100 students from the Atherton Hough!
Thank you to former Boston Celtics player Brian Scalabrine for coming to Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Framingham, MA and reading Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer with Boston vs. Bullies!
The students at Rumney Marsh Academy were awarded Boston vs. Bullies 2017 School of the Year for their hard work in creating a safe and welcoming school environment. After receiving their award, Brock Holt of the Boston Red Sox surprised the students and answered their questions on bullying.
In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month and Boston vs. Bullies, the Zakim Bridge, TD Garden, and Government Center were lit up in orange on October 25th. Students also shared pictures of their Boston vs. Bullies team for #MyBvBTeam day.