Boston Red Sox equipment truck headed to Fort Myers. What's it hauling?
The Boston Red Sox equipment truck, packed with everything the team needs for its six-week stay for Spring Training in Fort Myers, is scheduled to depart from Fenway Park at noon Friday.
The celebration of Truck Day has been a Red Sox tradition since 2003, signaling the unofficial start of Spring Training. The truck will likely be unloaded at JetBlue Park Monday, concluding its 1,480-mile trip.
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The contents of the 53-foot Red Sox truck includes the following:
200 batting gloves
200 batting helmets
160 game jerseys
20 cases of bubble gum
60 cases of sunflower seeds
This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Red Sox truck on its way to JetBlue Park for Spring Training