So this is what happened. . . on Opening Day Janelle posted a photo from the Green Monster of Fenway. I commented on her photo about how lucky she was to be at Opening Day and she told me she was a volunteer on the "flag crew" (the group that drops the HUGE American flag down the Green Monster) and I told her to keep me in mind for next year. I was thinking that would go on my bucket list b/c when would I EVER get an opportunity to do something like that?! Well Janelle got me on "the list" to do it on Marathon Monday! I know!!! They drop the flag at several games a year and a week after Opening Day when I originally asked I was getting the opportunity to be a part of it. It was such a cool experience!
I went home with instructions to be back the next morning at 8:15 AM even though the game wasn't until 11 AM. Marathon Monday is a BUSY day in Boston and if you don't get to your destination early you might as well forget it!
Watch it here (It is toward the end/around 2 minute mark).
Peter Gammons (photo below) doing an interview.
We caught some of the Marathon too! More about that to come in a later post!
The day was incredible! I had SO much fun and it was something I never imagined I would get a chance to be a part of. . . I didnt' even know volunteers got to drop the flag. So for this Red Sox fan it was a great day despite the rain! Thanks Janelle for making it happen!
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