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.
Let’s Go Red Sox!!
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) October 16, 2018
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.
— TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) October 10, 2018
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 (@MichaelChiklis) October 10, 2018
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!
Three words …@JackieBradleyJr!
Three more …
I told ya!!!! #goSox
Oh yeah …
— Donnie Wahlberg (@DonnieWahlberg) October 17, 2018
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.
Seeing Yankee Stadium empty before the game is over is phenomenal. #DoDamage
— davidpastrnak (@pastrnak96) October 9, 2018
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 (@joeymcintyre) October 9, 2018
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.