Found December 08, 2012 on NESN.com:
The Red Sox invited the stars of the club’s 2004 championship team back to Fenway Park this fall during the ballpark’s 100th anniversary celebrations. Most of the former players were happy to return and share the good times. But some, like former Sox hero Johnny Damon, were apparently trying to spin their involvement into a second go-around with the team. Damon, who is still trying to find a Major League Baseball team to play with in 2013, was cut by the Indians last season. So when the Red Sox invited him back to Fenway Park for the anniversary of the 2004 championship, he figured he might as well try to wrangle some at-bats out of the appearance. “They really wanted me up there for the eight-year anniversary,” Damon said, according to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe. “I was like, ‘Eight years sounds weird. If I can play, suit me up. I’m still in shape. I’ll be there.’ But they couldn’t adjust the roster, and I didn’t go up. “It would have been classic.” Classic, indeed. On that d
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