Truck Day Follows Epic Patriots Victory

Jim Monaghan
Contributing Writer

It's become a part of the fabric of New England.

No, not the Patriots winning the Super Bowl (and how amazing was that comeback!?!?!?).

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We're talking the semi-holiday known as Truck Day.

With the team's clubhouse staff loading the 53-foot tractor trailer, fans gathered on Van Ness Street outside Fenway Park on Monday to watch the process...and sign the side of the truck, too.

Red Sox president Sam Kennedy reflected, "Every year, (the fans) come out. It's the perfect way to kick off the season after what the Patriots did last night. We're all still riding high. I'm surprised everybody is awake." In all honesty, a lot of them probably never went to sleep.

The truck left Fenway at noon for the nearly 1500-mile trip to Florida where pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on February 12th.

As for what was crammed into the truck....

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