The Cup

Is there any other sporting trophy even remotely as grand?
Imagine having your name tapped into it’s silver base.
Harold Sanderson had it right when, still wet with the beer from the 1970
Bruins Cup celebration, he glanced at son Derek and said, “The Stanley Cup, sort
of a passport to immortality, eh?”

About the Curator’s Corner

Richard Johnson’s “Curator’s Corner” is  where you will find videos featuring Richard and Sports Museum Executive Director, Rusty Sullivan, discussing Boston sports history, as well as blog posts written by Richard himself.

The father of the Boit daughters (Edward Darley Boit) pictured in Sargent’s famous painting that hangs in the center of the MFA's American Wing was a member of the famed Oneida football team, America’s first ever squad.
On his last day Nick had to have heard the unmistakable music of his preferred workplace as baseballs thwacked into mitts and a sort of anvil chorus of bats striking balls rang from the sun soaked cages near the path he walked at the Red Sox training complex.
I'll never forget the first photo I ever saw of John Havlicek out of uniform. It was taken while he attended the first game of the 1967 World Series at Fenway Park