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Suffice it to say, we Red Sox fans have no shame. Five All-Stars are not enough, and we have absolutely no pride about stuffing the ballot box. As they used to say in the Mayor Richard Daley era in Chicago, "I've been active in politics all my life, and intend to remain active after I've gone.
All you have to do to participate in Sox serial Democracy is go to the link above. You too can become part of the All-Star experience. Shake those pom-poms, people. I'm not saying that Okajima doesn't merit an All-Star selection, rather it just makes it a 'cheesy' way to add him to the team. The little southpaw with the funky delivery has contributed mightily to the Sox success in 2007. With the Okie-Dokey, he even has his own pitch. David Ortiz earned the starting first base job (sort of), joined by reserves Manny Ramirez and Mike Lowell. Josh Beckett and Jonathan Papelbon received spots on the pitching staff.
So if you're willing to brave potential eyestrain, carpal tunnel, CRT headaches, obesity, and the most dreaded disease of all, "seat fatigue", grab yourself a piece of the action and type, type, type for the home team. If we could only bypass the validation code...