These 6 celebrities are rooting for the Red Sox in the postseason

Even people from outside Boston are hoping to see the Sox #DoDamage.

Donnie Wahlberg, right, shakes hands with Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, left, before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston, Friday, April 14, 2017.
Donnie Wahlberg shakes hands with Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts as Jenny McCarthy looks on before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston, Friday, April 14, 2017. –(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston sports fans have never been shy when it comes to supporting their local teams, especially come playoff season, and celebrities are no different.

The Red Sox up 2-1 against the Houston Astros in the ALCS and are finding themselves in the midst of a whirlwind series– in just three games, there’s been accusations of sign-stealing, a possible developing rivalry and one hospitalized player. Luckily, these famous Red Sox fans are rooting for their team every step of the way.

Lil Wayne

Rapper Lil Wayne is a loyal Sox fan. Despite growing up in New Orleans, Wayne loves the boys from Boston and tweets out his good wishes prior to every game, almost like clockwork.


Bill Russell

Former Celtics star Bill Russell keeps up with the Sox even though his days as a Boston athlete are over. The 84-year-old Louisiana native showed his support for the Red Sox on Twitter, congratulating them on their win.

Michael Chiklis

Originally from Lowell, actor Michael Chiklis is about as ride-or-die as they come, showing the team a lot of love on Twitter. Bye, Yankees!

Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg grew up in Dorchester, where he and his brother Mark first became lifelong fans of the Red Sox. Donnie has been spotted a Fenway Park more than a few times and has even joined the guys in the broadcasting booth before.

David Pastrnak

The Bruins’ star forward isn’t from Boston, or even from America. He hails from the Czech Republic, but after playing with the Bruins for four years, he’s developed a love for his fellow Boston athletes and shows his support often.

Joey McIntyre 

Needham native and former New Kids on the Block– or, according to McIntyre, New Kids on the Brock– star along with Wahlberg, McIntyre is an avid fan. McIntyre and the rest of the Boston-based NKOTB squad sold out Fenway Park back in 2017 for their hometown show.