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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Yankees Team Bus Hits Gate at Fenway Park

There must have been no men on the gate at the time.

Tuesday was a bad day all around for the Yankees and even after the game, Fenway Park was full of drama.

After losing to the Red Sox, New York saw its one-game lead in the division vanish, thanks to a victory by the Baltimore Orioles over Tampa Bay. As if that wasn’t enough, the team ran into some trouble attempting to leave Fenway Park.

While the Yankees team bus was pulling out of a Fenway parking lot, the driver of the bus crashed into a gate protecting the entrance and broke a window on its side. A bystander tweeted out a picture of the event, and a NESN employee at the scene confirmed the story.

Repoz Posted: September 12, 2012 at 12:08 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: red sox, yankees

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   1. Ray (RDP) Posted: September 12, 2012 at 12:20 AM (#4233342)
IS DEREK JETER OK!?!?!?! CONFIRM! CONFIRM! CONFIRM! GET OUT THERE, NOW! MOVE, MOVE, MOVE!! AOOGA! AOOOOOOOOOOOOGA!
   2. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: September 12, 2012 at 12:25 AM (#4233348)
   3. JoeHova Posted: September 12, 2012 at 12:26 AM (#4233349)
Was he the driver?
   4. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: September 12, 2012 at 12:27 AM (#4233350)
I can't imagine there are harder places to park a bus than some thin strip somewhere within the curtilage of Fenway Park, having no knowledge of what this space looks like.
   5. cardsfanboy Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:04 AM (#4233362)
"Is Fenway a hall of famer even if it was hit by a bus today?"
   6. McCoy Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:08 AM (#4233364)
Well, at least they finally hit something.
   7. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:14 AM (#4233367)
#2, am I showing my age by suggesting that looks like the Partridge family bus?

As a Red Sox fan I have had very little to enjoy regarding this season, today made me smile...the bus incident is icing on the cake.
   8. dirk Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:37 AM (#4233377)
the redsox bus has been harmless since the wheels came off last september.
   9. The importance of being Ernest Riles Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:51 AM (#4233379)
Trainwreck, bus crash, whatever.
   10. Walt Davis Posted: September 12, 2012 at 02:58 AM (#4233392)
There's no truth to the rumor that the new security guard at that gate will be John Lackey.

As a man who once, ummm, collided with a hotel, I ahall not cast aspersions at the driver.
   11. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: September 12, 2012 at 06:56 AM (#4233413)
As a man who once, ummm, collided with a hotel, I ahall not cast aspersions at the driver.


A hotel? Hmmm...think I'll take a cab.
   12. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: September 12, 2012 at 09:00 AM (#4233473)
In writing workshop we would say this metaphor is "too on point". Try harder not to be so cliche Yankees.
   13. Bitter Mouse Posted: September 12, 2012 at 10:18 AM (#4233571)
Romney mourns the fate of bus, wonders why no one is thinking of it.
Obama calls for expanded BusCare.
   14. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: September 12, 2012 at 01:45 PM (#4233860)
The hotel should have looked both ways before crossing, and have it's children taken away!

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