February 28, 2008

The sheer awesomeness of this defies description

Although I imagine he was a Reds fan, somehow I think William Howard Taft would approve:

Red Sox broadcaster and former player Jerry Remy was officially sworn in as the president of Red Sox Nation on Wednesday in the nation's capital.

Remy -- a cult hero in New England -- was officially elected last October.

Along with vice president of Red Sox Nation Rob Crawford, Remy was issued an oath of office by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

The oath contained the following: "I, Jerry Remy, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of Red Sox Nation. I pledge to be true to the game, true to our fans and, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and promote all that is great about the beloved sport of baseball and the Boston Red Sox."

Now if I can only find the time to dredge up a pic of Washington's first swearing in and a little private time with my neglected copy of photoshop....

Posted by Steve-O at February 28, 2008 09:43 AM | TrackBack

Remy is a good announcer, pretty fair (and I'm a Yankees fan). Miles ahead of the Tigers guys, or the White Sox Hawk Harrelson.

Posted by: rbj at February 28, 2008 10:57 AM