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The Big Green Monster at Fenway

In the run-up to this fall’s Dartmouth-Brown game at Fenway Park, Football Coach Buddy Teevens ‘79 threw out the first pitch there on Monday:

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From the looks of things, Buddy threw a strike on the outside corner, but his foot left the rubber awfully early:

With virtually everyone on the football team graduating in four years, and his work on the MVP and the prevention of concussions meriting national attention, not to mention the DP2 program, Coach T is carving out a new role for a head coach. My thought runs to Daniel Webster’s pithy quotation, “Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers, a monster watch; and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but up in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung out a sign to show that there He makes men.” Buddy does, too.

Addendum: How does President Buddy Teevens sound to you. Maybe not serious, but anything is better these days than President Hanlon.

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