As each of the division champions and wild-card teams are determined, Big League Stew asks World Series hopefuls to issue a formal acceptance speech and explain why they're the team that will be hoisting The Commissioner's Trophy in late October. Next up to bat are the Boston Red Sox who were forced to settle for the AL's Wild Card when Tampa Bay won the AL East on Friday night.
Mr. Commissioner, Principal Henry, President Lucchino, Director Mitchell, General Epstein, Author King, Screenwriter Affleck, No-No Nanette, Abstract James, Pesky's Pole, Fisk's Wave, Mr. & Mrs. Yawkey, Manager Francona, Tony C., Wally, Millahhh, The C's, the B's, Butch Hobson's Shaving Kit, Bill Buckner's Knees, Whitey Bulger, Sam Adams, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Paul Revere D.D.S., Aerosmith and NKOTB.
The Boston Red Sox graciously, humbly and excitedly accept the American League's Wild Card bid — but only because you can still win the World Series after finishing second. We helped prove that and thankfully weRead More »from Postseason Bid Acceptance Speech: The Boston Red Sox