BOSTON (WPRI) — The Boston Red Sox will have some company during their duck boat victory parade Wednesday.
The Dropkick Murphys Monday announced they’ll be on the first float, helping kick off the festivities.
“Coach Cora said ‘we need this parade to be special. It’s for the greatest team in Red Sox history. We need to lead it off with a bang!’ We said ‘give us the ball coach. Put us on duck boat number one. We wanna set the tone for the best parade in Boston history,” the team said on social media.
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Coach Cora said “we need this parade to be special… it’s for the greatest team in Red Sox history …we need a band to lead if off with a bang .!!!”
We said “give us the ball coach …put us on duck boat number ONE we wanna set the tone for the best parade in Boston history.” pic.twitter.com/PCOPIItcr8— Dropkick Murphys (@DropkickMurphys) October 30, 2018
AC tossed us the ball and said “Duck One is all yours boys give em hell !!!”
See you Wendsday everybody we’ll be leading the way !!!#damagedone #2018worldserieschamps #mayorwalshthrowsthebestparty #titletownusa— Dropkick Murphys (@DropkickMurphys) October 30, 2018
As you are probably aware, the Dropkick Murphy’s song “I’m Shipping Up to Boston” and “Tessie” are two of the Red Sox anthems.