With the news that Jason Varitek has decided to retire, many Red Sox fans are thinking back at all the big games and huge Boston moments he's been a part of. It's also a fitting time to think about where Varitek ranks on the all-time list of catchers.
David Schoenfield takes on this topic and recounts Varitek's early-career twists and turns in his SweetSpot blog. To read it, click HERE.
Varitek's Hall of Fame candidacy was voted down by SportsNation, save for Maine: