The word came down from the Red Sox late last week that, thanks to lots of you who voted atRedSox.com, I am one of the ten final candidates for president of Red Sox Nation! It’s a thrill to be included in the group that includes: Rem Dawg, Mike Barnicle, Peter Gammons, Sam Horn, Rich Garces (“El Guapo”), Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jared Carrabis, Cindy Brown, and Cheryl Boyd. Regardless of how things go when the Sox trim the list to three finalists, I’m honored to have made it this far in the process, and I’m fully aware that my success so far is because of thousands of OTHER people who have supported my candidacy through votes, or sending emails to their friends, or carrying signs, or helping me make a music video…. so to all of you, I say THANK YOU.
The Red Sox have given me a new blog at www.imamemberofredsoxnation.mlblogs.com, so I’ve moved some of my campaign/baseball articles from this blog to that blog, and I’ll be writing new articles that will appear in both places over the next couple of weeks. For now, though, let’s focus on the more important topic of hoping the Sox get back on track with a Beckett gem vs. the Yanks this afternoon….