Thursday, December 01, 2005

Play Ball!

The Red Sox have reportedly filed suit against former first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz to determine ownership of the ball that won the Red Sox their first world series since 1918. The suit was filed in Suffolk Superior Court on November 30, 2005, according to the Boston Globe. reports that in the case, Boston Red Sox Baseball Limited Partnership v. Doug Mientkiewicz, the Red Sox maintain that since Mientkiewicz was a Red Sox employee at the time, the ball rightfully belongs to the team.