Thursday, April 11, 2013

List of 36:

Interesting Things I read in the 2013 Red Sox Media Guide

1. Torey Lovullo’s father was a producer on Hee-Haw
2. Johnny Gomes wears “707” on his glove and shoes to honor the area code of his hometown
3. Alfredo Aceves was traded from Toronto to the Mexican League in 2002
4. Andrew Miller graduated from Buchholz High School
5. Franklin Morales signed with the Rockies at 16
6. Ass GM Brian O’Halloran is fluent in Russian and Georgian
7. David Ross and Dustin Pedroia both have a son names Cole
8. Todd Claus is the Red Sox International Crosschecker
9. Craig Breslow has degrees from Yale in molecular biophysics and biochemistry
10. The Red Sox radio affiliate for Wyoming is KSGT 93.3 FM
11. VP Sarah McKenna has won two Emmys
12. Ben Cherington’s dughter is named Adwen
13. VP Richard Bresciani is the team historian
14. Will Middlebrooks ranked as the No 36 draft prospect by BA
15. SVP Larry Cancro has a degree in psychology
16. EVP Charles Steinberg has 5 championship rings
17. Terry Doyle is substitute teacher in RI during the offseason
18. EVP Ed Weiss is a graduate of Harvard College and Penn Law
19. Andrew Bailey was the 6th Oakland rookie to be an all-star
20. John Farrell was a second round draft pick
21. SVP David Friedman won the World Universities Debating Championship while at Harvard
22. VP Tim Zue has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT
23. EVP Jonathan Gilula was twice the captain of the Princeton tennis team
24. Daniel Bard won his first ML game on 8/26/2009
25. Xander Bogaerts and his twin brother Jair signed with the Sox on the same day
26. Brian Butterfield managed 6 seasons in the Yankees organization
27. The Red Sox radio affiliate for New Mexico is KDEF 1150 AM
28. Clay Buchholz was selected with the compensation pick from Pedro Martinez
29. Rich Gedman is the Portland hitting coach
30. Greg Colbrunn hit for they cycle on 8/18/92
31. SVP Larry Cancro created Wally the Green Monster
32. Pedro Ciriaco was a defensive replacement in the 2010 AS Futures game
33. SVP Troup Parkinson has a degree in sociology
34. Ryan Dempster led the Marlins in K’s in 1999
35. COO Sam Kennedy has a degree in American Studies
36. Junichi Tazawa received a decision in his first five Red Sox appearances

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