Who is the biggest celebrity Red Sox fan?


Sports is like a faith in Boston, and whether you are a Green Teamer, a Patriots supporter or a Bruin diehard, fans are always walking on the side of their favorite teams ... in good times and bad.

When it comes to Fenway Park, though, Red Sox Nation has proved to have probably the most faithful supporters. Sox fans waited for almost a century to win their sixth World Series title, while swallowing the hard pill of the Yankees’ triumphs, and among those supporters are some of the top world celebrities.

While chanting on the notes of “Sweet Caroline” between bites of a Fenway Frank, here are some of the most notable Red Sox fans who call Fenway Park home: 

John Krasinski

John Krasinski is a faithful Red Sox fan and while he now lives in New York City, the Newton native would never betray Red Sox Nation for any other team … let alone the Yankees!

Krasinski, who is not afraid of rocking his team’s jersey on the streets of the Big Apple, in April 2020 surprised some Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center frontline workers with a one in a lifetime gift during his web show “Some Good News.”

“The Office” actor partnered with Boston legend David Ortiz in giving everyone at Beth Israel free four Red Sox tickets for life. But that’s not all.

The group of Beth Israel workers rode on a Duck Boat to Fenway Park and threw the ceremonial first pitches, while celebrated by Gov. Charlie Baker, former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Red Sox players. 

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck has been a die-hard Boston Red Sox fan since he moved with his family to Cambridge when he was a kid.

His love for the Red Sox and Fenway Park goes beyond even his actor-career. According to the New York Times, director David Fincher wanted Affleck to wear a Yankee cap for a scene during the filming of “Gone Girl” in 2014. Fincher was convinced that a Yankee cap would have been perfect for the film, but Affleck didn’t share the same thought. 

He told the director he couldn’t wear the cap “because it’s going to become a thing” and refused. Affleck “rioted” against the Yankees and his die-hard faith in Red Sox Nation won. 

Jennifer Lopez

OK, this is a long shot. But some fans want Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck back together after the American singer announced her split with her [ex] fiancé, Alex Rodriguez. 

While People reported that the two are only “great friends,” fans are dreaming of their reconciliation after they broke up in 2004.

And what does this all mean for the Red Sox? Well, Affleck is a great Red Sox fan, who even convinced ex-wife Jennifer Garner in joining Red Sox Nation. 

While J. Lo and Affleck were spotted several times together at Fenway Park when they were dating in the early 2000s, the American singer posed in 2019 for a sweet photo with Wally, the Red Sox mascot, during a Sox-Dodgers game at Fenway Park. 

That’s not over. Lopez performed Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” at the Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World on Sunday, May 2, and while she said the song was for her mom, Red Sox fans know the meaning of Fenway’s anthem. 

And -- coincidentally or not -- Affleck appeared at the concert in a segment right after the singer’s performance. 

This might be the perfect revenge against her ex fiancé and former Yankee, A-Rod.

Stephen King

The best-selling author is a longtime Red Sox fan and season ticket holder. Native of Maine, Stephen King also wrote a book that describes in detail his love for the Sox and recounts the 2004 World Series win. 

“Faithful,” the perfect title for a Red Sox book, chronicles the email exchange between King and his friend, novelist Stewart O’Nan, from summer 2003, through spring training and the entire, historic Boston season.

And as a “Faithful” fan, King doesn’t miss a chance celebrating the Sox … and trolling their first enemies.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen

Yes, Tom Brady is no longer a Patriot. Yes, after 20 years and six championships, Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, have left cold New England for sunny Tampa. But this doesn’t mean that the G.O.A.T. and his wife should stop being Red Sox fans. 

Brady’s long relationship with the Red Sox started in 2002, when he and other Patriots players threw the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays.

After 2002, the former Patriot went back to Fenway Park almost every year, whether for watching the games from the stands or to celebrate the Pats’ wins in front of Red Sox Nation. 

Gisele shares the same love for baseball and the Red Sox, having thrown her first pitch on Opening Day in 2004.

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