Thursday night, Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino took the World Series
trophy to TD Garden, where the Boston Bruins hosted the Anaheim
Ducks. During a break in the second period, Lucchino and Bruins
president and former player Cam Neely brought the Commissioner’s
Trophy out on the ice.
The Bruins trailed 1-0 before the visit, but they tied it about
4½ minutes later and eventually won 3-2 in a shootout.
Ballplayers from other teams were impressed with the Red Sox
title. One was Cincinnati Reds Gold Glove second baseman Brandon
Even on Capitol Hill, there was some Red Sox love. White House
Press Secretary Jay Carney opened his Thursday news briefing in a
Boston cap with a few comments about the new champions. (H/T to politico.com)
Then there’s Wally, the team’s mascot. He seems to be missing
… or maybe he’s still out partying. Hopefully, he’ll make it to
the parade. If you see Wally, please tell him to call the ballpark
and not to shave his beard.