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Curator's Corner

A Worcester, MA native, Richard A. Johnson has served as Curator of The Sports Museum since 1982. A varsity athlete at Lawrence Academy and Bates College, Johnson parlayed his Art History degree and an abiding passion for both sports and cultural history into a celebrated career. Johnson has also authored or co-authored 23 books and served as a consultant to projects and clients including The Boston Celtics, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Cambridge Seven Associates, WGBH, ESPN, HBO, and The Boston Museum of Science.

Here is Richard Johnson’s “Curator’s Corner” 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.

Tune in every month for a new video!

Celebrating history.

The Cup

By Curator, Richard Johnson

My Baker's Dozen

By Curator, Richard Johnson

Bill Buckner. The Good. The Bad. The Happy. The Sad

By Curator, Richard Johnson

HONDO

By Curator, Richard Johnson

REST IN PEACE NICK CAFARDO

By Curator, Richard Johnson

A DISCUSSION OF PATRIOT'S HISTORY

With Curator Richard Johnson and Executive Director Rusty Sullivan

THE MOUNT RUSHMORE OF BASEBALL

With Curator Richard Johnson and Executive Director Rusty Sullivan

THE FATHER OF THE BOIT DAUGHTERS

By Curator, Richard Johnson

REST IN PEACE JACK GRINOLD, 1935-2017

By Curator, Richard Johnson

RECALLING THE CHIEF

By Curator, Richard Johnson

THE SWITCHING YARD

By Curator, Richard Johnson

135 MORRISSEY BLVD, BOSTON, MA

By Curator, Richard Johnson

FRANK DEFORD BIDS NPR ADIEU

By Curator, Richard Johnson

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