I go to one Jays game a month with a friend of mine who is from South Korea. His name is Jung-Ho, and he thinks the KBO is boring and he loves the MLB. He told me that the talent in the KBO is as good as Double-A baseball here. He’s a huge Giants fan, so we saw San Francisco when they were in Toronto last May.
We decided we would go see Boston in June and watch some of the players who helped hang a 2018 World Series banner alongside the others at Gate A and D at Fenway Park, which is a red-brick row of history. A championship history that I hope Mark Shapiro and Ross Atkins are going to build here in Toronto – brick by brick, of course.
We met at uncle Ted’s statue outside the Rogers Centre at Gate 6. While I was standing there waiting for Jung-Ho, I remember looking down Bremner Boulevard. I saw Spiderman hustling some tourists for change, but I didn’t see a red-brick wall with championship banners anywhere. Maybe one day.
The gate was slow, so we didn’t have to wait to get into the stadium. We walked around …
Author: Ryan Di Francesco / Blue Jays Nation