Alum Zac Vierra brings passion to his MLB job

By Cameron Deniso – 1851 Contributor

Zac Vierra with the four World Series trophies for the Boston Red Sox.
Photo courtesy of Zac Vierra

How would you describe someone that’s passionate about something? Can it be defined as sleeping in a tent outside from 1 a.m. to 5 p.m.? What about moving 2,471.6 miles alone to a place you’ve never been before? Zac Vierra has done both these things, all because of his passion for baseball. Vierra slept outside in a tent in 2013 so he could be first in line to get tickets for the World Series. Then, to start his career, he moved to Montana so he could gain experience writing stories and learn the ways of calling a baseball game.

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Is America’s Pastime in America’s future?

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

Back in January, Major League Baseball (MLB) sent the Houston Astros their punishments for their role in 2017’s sign-stealing scandal, which lead to their 2017 World Series win. The controversy came forth after former Astros pitcher, Mike Fiers, sat down with known sportswriters from “The Athletic” and spilled the beans.

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Storify: Lasell reacts to Sox World Series victory

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 of the World Series to capture its third title in 10 seasons. Boston slugger David Ortiz was named World Series MVP. The Red Sox clinched the World Series at Fenway Park for the first time since 1918.

Members of the Lasell community took in the game at Boston bars, dorms, and even at Fenway Park. Many people used the hashtag #BostonStrong when Tweeting about the victory, as the Red Sox became the symbol of hope and strength following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Click the image below to read a compilation of tweets by the Lasell community as they put their thoughts on the championship into words.

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A Storify compilation of Tweets by the Lasell community on the Red Sox championship.

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