Sunday, June 20, 2010

Credit is due

For the record, I would not have booed Manny in his first at-bat in Boston since being traded from the Red Sox in 2008.

Manny was instrumental in winning the 2004 and 2007 World Series titles. No matter what else he's done before, during or since, he deserved my cheers for his return to Fenway Park.

Now, in every subsequent at-bat, as a member of the opposing team, yes, jeer him, root against him, but for that ceremonial first trip, give the guy credit for letting us see the Sox holding the trophy:

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