Curtis: It’s OK, Business Booming On Yawkey Way

August 6, 2012 12:00 AM
Curtis: It’s OK, Business Booming On Yawkey Way
" BOSTON (CBS) – Maybe the reason we have not heard anything from John Henry since his famous impromptu visit to the 98.5 The Sports Hub studios is simply because he does not consider this season a failure.

Consider this: The Sox are on pace to sell more than 3 million tickets again, at the highest rate in Major League Baseball.

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NESN ratings are at or just slightly below that of last season at a very solid 7.5.

Pink Hats have to buy a $6 Fenway Frank so they can text their friends a picture of them eating it while singing “Sweet Caroline,” so we know concession sales are doing well.

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The value of the franchise has at least doubled since Henry and Co. purchased the Red Sox a decade ago due to the sale of the Dodgers, a franchise which carried a price tag of over $2 billion earlier this season.

In other words, business is booming on Yawkey Way "

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