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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call to Red Sox Manager John Farrell

This afternoon, President Obama spoke to Red Sox Manager John Farrell to congratulate him and the Boston Red Sox on their eighth World Championship. The President noted the great job that Farrell did in his first year managing the team, remarked on the incredible pitching performance by Koji Uehara,  and extended his congratulations to David Ortiz on being named the World Series MVP. The President said he looks forward to welcoming the Red Sox to the White House to congratulate them in person.