Anyone who knows Not for Nothing knows that I am a baseball nut. So, before I drive my friends and family crazy with mid-winter ramblings on the sport, a few items of interest for the like-minded:
-- A group of Red Sox bloggers, including my Boston Phoenix colleague Mike Miliard, have combined for a detailed, compelling exploration of the 100 greatest Sox of all time.
-- While a few of us are lucky enough to have been selected for an opportunity to vie tomorrow for Opening Day, Patriot's Day, or Yankee tickets, the Boston Globe's Bruce Mohl reports on how the secondary market remains ahead of even the Red Sox.
-- Rhode Island College is continuing an exhibit, Black Grays and Colored Giants: Black Baseball in Rhode Island, 1886-1949, through the end of February.
-- In a chat this week on boston.com, Dan Shaughnessy asserted that Coco Crisp is on the bubble, meaning he might be traded at any moment. Don't trade Coco. N4N says he's poised for a big year.