Jonny Gomes shows he is a true patriot

Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes purchased sport coats covered with the stars-and-stripes of this fine country for his teammates in preparation for next week’s visit to the White House.

According to the Globe’s Peter Abraham, several Sox players tried them on Wednesday morning. Loudmouth Golf makes the sports coats and offered one to Gomes for free, but the free-spirited Gomes was apparently so smitten with them he wanted one for each of his teammates. The Sox aren’t likely to actually wear these to the White House, which is a shame for our great nation.

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