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Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown took the US Senate race to Fenway Park - what did Red Sox Nation think?
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Welcome back fans and players were not the only was filling up Fenway Park today -- there was some politicking going on there certainly was there were also plenty of politicians on the field including US senator Scott brown and his. Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren and -- back has found. It's not the first time the two have slugged it out -- -- bell joins us now to say who won the game so the ones. There are no winners of this game really came when it comes the politics and sports most people really it get kind of turned off by it both Warren and especially brown have been making a major effort to win over Red Sox fans to help their campaign. The Fenway celebration gave them another opportunity but judging by the fan response we got. Brown and Warren are striking now. The site it's not. But god that sounds this -- now old. The fans the excitement of an historic celebration at the ballpark what could possibly tarnish this moment it's about the rumor we hear that. After the fans -- -- an amazing you know 45 mile an hour fastball right down the middle. At oh right because nothing -- Red Sox in Fenway more than politicians trying to make a play for your vote. I think it's and a week imminent thing you should stand on your principles and like you're running four and not. Sports scene. But that's not stopping senate rivals Scott Brown an Elizabeth Warren both of whom showed up at Fenway -- early Friday I'm obviously roadside -- and 45 years and not clincher Collins is an advantage to throw a few fastballs and an escalating battle for the hearts and votes of Sox fans. It's all I can say is -- out there cheering this. Baseball and check out this web -- from the Republican incumbent him and his wife wearing matching socks jackets greeting fans and opening day Warren countering with a Twitter photo. In criticizing brown for once wanting the Red Sox to abandon Fenway and taking it campaign donation from. The evil empire. Think the last week what he's been having to deal with this the problem that he was the guy who wanted to move the Red Sox out of an inland. Is the guy who wins taken money from the owner of the Yankee. He's got brown says he's the biggest Red Sox in the race that matter. Good to me. To me well you know the -- will be a big fan might not get you more votes but it definitely makes you more popular checked it out. -- Red Sox. Now what do you think of the big Red Sox fans Elizabeth Warner Scott's round Scott. There's nobody that he's going around deliberately trying to win the hearts of Red Sox fans and helpful right. But most Sox -- seemed less concerned with the political game right now yeah. And more concerned with the baseball game. Jason is a better arm than John Kerry. Sports fan city but that doesn't mean that you should use that the press. Well I have to say Scott Brown really is a Red Sox fan Warren is trying but check out this Red Sox prediction she made on Twitter at 96 wins and Jacoby Ellsbury. The MVP looks look she's better at predicting elections and then baseball could there be a jinx there maybe I don't know. B you know like the Sports Illustrated jinx that I think you know it's interesting politicians it's one thing to root for the hometown team that everybody wants to do that but it's a fine line in politics you can go -- reported as you can get in trouble if you go overboard some village. Not brown has with aren't wearing the Red Sox jacket and everyone knows he's the Red Sox fan. But honestly you know it does go a little too far anything get yourself in trouble like with the Yankees donations if you take it too far blues before and also to get in trouble you start doing baseball. The events that you're gonna get asked about baseball C better be an expert spartans are that until -- -- it.