On Saturday, November 25th at 2pm meet author and poet laureate of the Boston Red Sox Dick Flavin at Booklovers’ Gourmet, 55 East Main Street in Webster. He will read from his book “Red Sox Rhymes: Verses and Curses.” Signed copies will be available for purchase. Call 508-949-6232 for more information.
Dick Flavin is the poet laureate of the Boston Red Sox and voice of Fenway Park. He is New York Times best-selling author, playwright, Emmy Award winning television commentator and nationally known speaker. In 2011 he was inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
He has written and performed scores of verses and ballads on the Red Sox, their iconic ballpark, their storied players, their ups, their downs and their occasional glories. His book, Red Sox Rhymes: Verses and Curses, published by William Morrow, a division of Harper Collins, was on the New York Times best-seller list for sports books.
Flavin serves as the public address announcer for Red Sox day games at Fenway Park.
He has narrated a series of documentaries on the history of the Red Sox and Fenway Park that are shown on NESN, the New England Sports Network. He was the narrator of The Teammates, an ESPN documentary that was nominated for three national Emmy Awards. He won seven New England Regional Emmy Awards for his commentaries on WBZ-TV in Boston.