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A Yankees fan seeking revenge for the burial of David Ortiz’s jersey under the new Yankee Stadium may have planted his own “curse.” Ian Ferris, 30, brought a commemorative sack of grass seed from Yankee Stadium to the Phish concert last week at Fenway Park.
“I’m a lifelong Yankee fan and someone buried an Ortiz jersey in the cement at our stadium in the Bronx, so this was a little retribution,” said Ferris.
Ferris planted the Kentucky Blue Grass seed somewhere in foul territory between first base and the Red Sox dugout. Unfortunately for Mr. Ferris, the Red Sox already use Kentucky Blue Grass at Fenway.
“It’s all in good fun. It wasn’t meant to be malicious in any way. I just wanted to add fuel to the rivalry fire,” he said.
The Yankees roll into Fenway for a three-game series starting Tuesday night. If the Yankees sweep, there may be something to that grass seed…