WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh and Zolak on Tuesday to talk about the man that Johnny Pesky was, and what he did for the Red Sox organization.
“He lived a tremendous life — everything that is good about baseball, the Red Sox and really about life,” said Rochie. “He was one of the nicest and classiest people. If you came across him on an everyday basis or once a year he was the same. He was the same person to everybody; as good a person you’ll ever meet.”
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“When you walked into the clubhouse, right there on the right for years and years was his locker. He would get dressed every day and go outside and hit fungos and everybody and anybody would stop and say ‘hi’ to him. Whether it was myself or David Ortiz.”
“That 2004 team grew to love him,” recalls Roche "
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