Sitting among the Fenway faithful

It's Opening Day at Fenway Park and Bill Simmons can't believe he's sitting in the home of the world champs.

Updated: April 12, 2005, 10:58 AM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

When my friend Sully came up with two extra tickets for Opening Day, I called my father to break the good news. We were headed to Fenway.

"It's April 11th," I told him. "Take the day o–"

"I know," he interrupted. "I already took it off."

"You did? You didn't even know if we had tickets yet."

"I was going to watch it at home. I mean, they're handing out World Series rings at Fenway. It's not exactly something that happens every year."

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