For reasons I can’t explain, the following item from Tyler Kepner in Monday’s New York Times can no longer be found online :
WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS?
Outfielder Shelly Duncan signed an autograph for a young Red Sox fan this weekend by writing an R-rated version of “Red Sox Stink” above his signature. The fan took his story to The Boston Herald, which published a story about it and a photo of the sad-eyed boy displaying the autograph.
Duncan seemed perturbed by the fuss. “I was just trying to be funny and give the kid some laughs,” he said.