November 28, 2012

Good will goes distance

Red Sox players on a holiday tour stop to entertain some Maine children.

From staff reports

It's a road trip rife with seasonal cheer and acts of kindness that the Red Sox brought to the Briarwood Children's House in Lyman late Tuesday morning.

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Natalie Morin gives fist bumps to pitcher Chris Carpenter and outfielder Ryan Kalish while her brother Thomas looks on at the Briarwood Children’s House in Lyman Tuesday morning.

Photos by Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer

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Children at Briarwood Children’s House gather by a window waiting for Wally the Green Monster and his baseball buddies late Tuesday morning.

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Sox pitchers Mark Melancon and Chris Carpenter, outfielder Ryan Kalish, Wally the Green Monster and front-office staffers entertained the children at the day care center on the Maine leg of a three-day, six-state holiday trip.

The event concludes with a weekend of free activities at Fenway Park, which becomes a winter wonderland. Fans are encouraged to RSVP at

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Thomas Morin stares in fascination at his new Wally the Green Monster while Sox pitcher Mark Melancon watches from behind.

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Wally the Green Monster, along with Red Sox players Mark Melancon, Ryan Kalish and Chris Carpenter visit the Briarwood Children's House on Tuesday as part of the team's holiday road trip.


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