There was a bit of an ordeal at the Nashua Country Club. The trophy was behind schedule and was brought in about an hour and a half late. During this time, the country club's waiters came out and served free cookies, which I will admit was a nice touch. Then they announced that there would be a limit of one photograph per group, although I managed to talk my way into getting a bonus shot. However, what bugged me the most was that in direct contradiction to what was printed in the newspaper, people were not allowed to touch the trophy itself. Of course, I proceeded to do so anyway. Here's the picture.
While I was in line, I got to talk with many fellow Red Sox fans, including two who had World Series tickets in "press pass"-style holders for all to see. However, the most remarkable fan of all was a man holding a baby born on 27 October, 2004- the day the Red Sox won the World Series! The proud father said that "[the baby] broke the curse!" More photographs are on the way, as I used both film and digital cameras.
It's official: I will be going to see the World Series trophy in Nashua, NH on the 11th of Febuary! For those of you nearby, the trophy will be at the Nashua Country Club from 6 to 9 p.m., the tickets are $25.00 each (those of you who are under 16, only $10.00) and all proceeds go to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Nashua. Ticket prices are fully tax-deductible as charitable donations. For more info click here.