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Joan Vennochi

Priorities in the wrong ballpark

By Joan Vennochi
Globe Columnist / November 23, 2006

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LET'S TALK turkey and state spending priorities. This year, the Boston Red Sox successfully lobbied legislators and Governor Mitt Romney for $55 million to beautify and upgrade the Fenway area. This is the same ballclub that is spending $51.1 million simply to talk to a Japanese pitching ace about coming to Boston and would put another $40 million to $50 ... (Full article: 760 words)

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