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Hanrahan takes over Red Sox' Twitter account

Posted by David D'Onofrio  January 9, 2013 12:19 PM

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Apparently with a promise that he'll again be sporting the 'do pictured above by Opening Day, new Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan was handed the reins of the club's Twitter account on Wednesday. A day after taking a tour of Fenway Park, and meeting the Boston media for the first time, he spent the morning greeting kids at the Jimmy Fund Clinic, then -- in case you needed a reminder that this was ultimately a marketing and PR exercise -- made his way to the souvenir store on Yawkey Way, a few Fenway offices, Jerry Remy's restaurant, and NESN before heading to the Celtics game.

A day after predicting that he's "going to say some stupid things. People are going to go crazy on Twitter with it," Hanrahan was well-behaved while operating under his new employer's banner. Here are a few of the highlights:

(In case you're curious, here's the tune, courtesy of YouTube.)

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