Signs of Spring: Truck carrying Red Sox equipment to leave for spring training

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February 8, 2011, 7:49 am

(NECN) - The Red Sox equipment truck will depart Fenway Park for the 1,480-mile trip to the club's Spring Training home in Fort Myers, Florida on Tuesday at approximately 12 noon.

The equipment truck, which will depart from Fenway Park on Van Ness Street - adjacent to Gate D, will be led in procession by a flat-bed truck carrying Wally the Green Monster and Fenway Ambassadors who will be tossing soft Red Sox baseballs and JetBlue giveaways to fans.

There are still great seats available for select Red Sox Spring Training games at City of Palms Park.  The Red Sox will also continue the tradition of college matchups, facing the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 26 at 1:05 p.m. followed by the Northeastern Huskies at 6:00 p.m. in a half-price separate admission doubleheader.

Additionally, tickets for the recently added March 8 game against the Houston Astros at 1:05 p.m. at City of Palms Park in will go on sale beginning Friday, February 11 at noon.  For this and all other Spring Training or regular season game tickets, fans can go online to or call our 24-hour automated ticket line at 888-REDSOX6.  Fans can also visit the Ticket Office at City of Palms Park to purchase Spring Training tickets in person, which is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Beginning the week of February 15, the Ticket Office will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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