Following a COVID-shortened season, a contentious political election, and...oh yeah...a global pandemic, the appearance of a big moving van outside Fenway Park for the team's annual Truck Day is a sign that spring is on the horizon.
The truck is scheduled to leave today at 2 PM for the nearly 1500 mile trip from Boston to Fort Myers, Florida.
In years past, fans would show up at Fenway but given the ongoing pandemic, the Red Sox management asked that fans refrain from attending this year. And let's be real - how exciting is it to watch a moving van being filled?
Among the contents this year -
200 batting gloves
200 batting helmets
320 Batting Practice tops
160 white game jerseys
300 pairs of pants
400 pairs of socks
20 cases of bubble gum
60 cases of sunflower seeds
As for real baseball activity, Red Sox pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on February 17 and the full squad will hold its first workout on February 22nd. The first spring training game is set for February 27th against the Pirates.
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