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Yankees Fan Plants Grass Seed in Fenway Park

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…

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13 comments for “Yankees Fan Plants Grass Seed in Fenway Park”

  1. Yankees Fan Plants Grass Seed in Fenway Park: A Yankees fan seeking revenge for the burial of David Ortiz’..

    Posted by Sports of Boston | June 9, 2009, 5:32 am
  2. @ProudEvilMonkey Yankees suck:

    Posted by Dawn | June 9, 2009, 7:55 am
  3. This guy is an idiot he must still be crying from 2004

    Posted by Sweet Chuck | June 9, 2009, 9:09 am
  4. […] Apparently this guy planted some Yankee grass seed at Fenway park at the Phish concert this past wee… Again, how many times can I say that the Steinbrenners are the best owners in baseball?!?!? Why let a bunch of weed smoking crack pots on the grass in the stadium where your team plays? Nothing good can come of it! Nothing! Not even the Pope himself was allowed to touch the grass at Yankee Stadium last year and we’re going to let a bunch of Phish fans on the grass? Not gonna happen. This is what happens when you run your team like a business. John Henry saw that he could make some extra cash and it got him one thing, cursed. Ian Ferris, a manager at a local Hooters in Vermont, came into town with a bag of Yankee grass seed, snuck it into the concert like someone right out of Ocean’s 13 and planted the grass on the infield of Fenway Park. The Curse Of Ian Ferris has been born and Boston will go into another championship slumber for 86 years. […]

    Posted by NY Super Blog » Yankee Fan Gets Revenge For Ortiz Jersey, Plants Yankee Grass Seed At Fenway | June 9, 2009, 9:16 am
  5. I know this guy personally we will be traveling to Yankee Stadium 2 or whatever it is called for yankee redsox series in august. I need help from all the great members of Redsox nation on how we can strike back on the empire.
    P.S. I am not trying to get arrested.

    Posted by Sweet Chuck | June 9, 2009, 9:28 am
  6. Ah Yankees fans… Always looking for a scheme to cheat their way to victory.

    Posted by Chris | June 9, 2009, 9:35 am
  7. Yankee fan strikes back:

    Posted by justus | June 9, 2009, 9:23 am
  8. We plant an Ortiz jersey in Yankee Stadium and Ortiz is terrible. This guy plants grass on our field and…………

    Say goodbye to A-Rod!

    Posted by Pete | June 9, 2009, 3:46 pm
  9. Thanks to Ian and the NY Post the Green Monster has been redefined! Red Sox sod and Yankees Sod(TM) are both from NJ – but now the seeds of the Yankees will always live on as the new Green Monster of Fenway!

    Ian is just making the universe greener one piece of grass at a time.

    Ian is a hero!

    Posted by Dave | June 9, 2009, 7:13 pm
  10. Ian Ferris used to get in trouble in high school by Schulmann for carrying around bags of grass…

    Now he’s famous for it!!!!

    f*ck you schulmann!!

    Posted by harpua1980 | June 9, 2009, 7:56 pm
  11. NY fans would buy sacks of dog crap if they had “Yankees” printed on the side. Oh no, you planted some grass that was the same type that they used at the new Yankees Stadium… I’m gonna capture a jar of air at Fenway and they release it at YS, then Derek Jeter will be breathing Fenway Air! MUAhahaha.
    What an idiot.

    Posted by Alex | June 10, 2009, 10:55 pm
  12. YOU SUCK FERRIS! You planted the seeds that gave the rebirth of Big Papi and another sweep. Jerk!

    Posted by Mike | June 12, 2009, 1:08 pm
  13. Hey, that’s my son you’re talking about!

    Posted by Pamela Blair | June 14, 2009, 7:46 am

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