Hey Bostonians! Some of your favorite celebrities are Red Sox fans, too. Here’s a list of famous names who are cheering along with us.
Pictured: Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra (left) and actor Matt Damon shared a laugh before Damon threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Red Sox game against the Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park on June 10, 2002.
A native of Worcester and an Emerson College graduate, actor Dennis Leary is a big fan of the Red Sox.
In a 2011 ad, Newton native John Krasinski, famous for his role in the now over TV show “The Office’’, butted heads (jokingly) with Yankees fan Alec Baldwin, in defense of the Red Sox, of course.
At a recent game, Cambridge’s own Matt Damon donned some Red Sox garb and watched from a seat near the field.
Pictured: Damon showed his support as Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew scored in the second inning at a game on Oct. 12, 2013.
The Improper Bostonian asked Donnie Wahlberg, executive producer of “Boston’s Finest’’: “If you could only watch one Boston team for the rest of your life, which would it be?’’ He responded, “If you think you’re going to get me to choose between the Celtics, the Red Sox, the Patriots, and the Bruins, you’re absolutely out of your mind.’’ Learn more about the Dorchester native in a video interview he did with Boston.com’s Emily Wright, where he talked about his relationship with Jenny McCarthy.
Actor Mark Wahlberg (yes, Donnie’s brother) is a Dorchester native and Red Sox fan. In July 2009, he threw out a ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox-Seattle game.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Actor Ben Affleck and his wife, actress Jennifer Garner, are both Red Sox fans.
Pictured: The couple posed at a Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees game in October 2005.
“Glee’’ star Mike O’Malley, who was born in Boston, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before a RedSox-Yankees game in May 2006.
Model Christie Brinkley is a fan, too. At a Red Sox-Devils game at Fenway Park in July 2005, she watched the game from a seat next to the home dugout. As the Boston players left the field following their victory, she held out a ball looking for autographs.
Television host and Medford native Maria Menounos showed off the Boston Red Sox logo on her jersey before the All-Star Legends & Celebrity softball game, on July 11, 2010, in Anaheim, Calif.
US Secretary of State and former Massachusetts senator John Kerry, center, is a loyal Red Sox fan as well. “I don’t believe in ‘The Curse.’ We’re going to prove it. You watch,’’ he said in 2004.
Pictured: Kerry watched Game 6 of the American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers on Oct. 19, 2013, in Boston.
Musician Kenny Chesney has been a Red Sox fan ever since he was a child growing up in Tennessee. He attended a batting practice on Oct. 23, wearing a “Boston Strong’’ baseball hat.
Pictured: Chesney (right) gave a hug to Boston Red Sox’s Mike Timlin after Chesney threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Boston Red Sox took on the Oakland Athletics in their MLB baseball game at Fenway Park on July 2006.
Actor Dane Cook, who was born in Cambridge, showed off his Jimmy Fund Red Sox jersey before throwing out the ceremonial 1st pitch at Fenway at a game in August 2009.
Actor James Denton, known for his role as Mike Delfino on “Desperate Housewives,’’ is a Red Sox fan, too.
Pictured: Denton stood at the batting cage and talked with then-Red Sox pitcher Bronson Arroyo (left) and Fort Myers Mayor Jim Humphrey (right).
The Dropkick Murphys
Boston band The Dropkick Murphys love the Red Sox, too. They performed the national anthem before Game 6 of the American League Championship Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers in Boston on Oct. 19, 2013.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (center) showed his Red Sox pride while sharing a laugh with Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek (left) and hitting coach Ron Jackson (right).