The Boston Red Sox kicked off their 2008 season in Tokyo, Japan on March 25, 2008 against the Oakland A’s . The series was split 1-1 at the Tokyo Dome.
Presented is a baseball from the series that was game used. As shown, there are the special Opening Day stampings present on the OML (Selig) baseball showcasing the event. There are 29 signatures on the baseball. With the sweet spot having Terry Francona other signers include: David Aardsma, Mike Timlin, Jason Varitek, JD Drew, Sean Casey, Jonathan Papelbon, Alex Cora, Javy Lopez, Clay Buchholtz, Dustin Pedroia, Manny Decarmen, Kevin Cash, Coco Crisp, Josh Beckett, David Oritz, Jacoby Ellsbury, Kevin Youkilis, Jon Lester, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bryan Corey, Julian Tavarez, Tim Wakefield, Hideki Okajimi, Julio Lugo, Manny Ramirez and others.
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