Trot Nixon Calls Kruser Before Throwing Out First Pitch Tonight

2004 World Series Champion, and the original "dirt dog," Trot Nixon, called in to talk to Carolyn Kruse before heading out to Game 1 of the American League Division Series at Fenway tonight!

The greatest rivalry in sports renews tonight in a playoff series for the first time since the historic come from behind win for the Sox in 2004!

Trot is here to throw out the ceremonial first pitch and raise crucial funds for Hurricane Florence relief for his home state of North Carolina.

Donations will be accepted at the gates at Fenway Park.

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Trot Nixon was drafted by the Red Sox in 1993 and played here in Boston from 1996 through 2006, including the historic  2004 World Series win. #7 was a Fenway fan favorite and known for his scrappy play... taking head dives for drives and tumbling  into the stands to catch foul balls.

 

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