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Sox to be honored at White House on Wednesday
Members of the 2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox are scheduled to meet with President George W. Bush at the White House in Washington, D.C. this coming Wednesday, February 27.
The announcement was made today during the daily media briefing at the White House.
The Red Sox will be making their second White House visit in four years, an honor that customarily goes to each year’s World Series champion. The members of the 2004 World Series championship team met with President Bush on March 2, 2005.
Manager Terry Francona and players, coaches, and field staff from the 2007 World Champions will fly from Fort Myers to Washington, D.C. following Wednesday morning’s workout and are expected to meet with President Bush at approximately 3:05 p.m. Principal Owner John Henry, Chairman Tom Werner, President/CEO Larry Lucchino and members of the Red Sox ownership group and front office will also attend the White House ceremony.
Red Sox players will also visit with patients at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center during their trip to Washington, D.C. In addition, the team will be bringing the 2007 World Series Trophy to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The Red Sox will return to Fort Myers on Wednesday evening.
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