WEEI>On Demand>>Jonny Gomes joins Kirk and Rob to talk about the emotional tribute at the Boston Marathon finish line

Jonny Gomes joins Kirk and Rob to talk about the emotional tribute at the Boston Marathon finish line

Nov 2, 2013|

Gomes explains how they planned the tribute at the finish line and gives a behind the scenes look at the team’s clubhouse chemistry.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

I'll wait for that worries you instantly and Jonny Gomes here's -- makes its way around makes where Oprah thinking oh goodness. Give me your ego. Well ego hello Johnny yeah everybody. Going on throughout -- -- I'd give us your best side -- sign in the parade route. -- signs. Guys John Maine not in our joking around actually ever and the science they where's the first worst to first. Mean -- myself double the other guy we were first to first. We do -- get all -- business I don't know. -- where that started was the it was -- the finish line guided marathon finish line was that planned -- was an impromptu what was what was going out of that. Yeah those. I these I mean we'll have planned out in right on to where you know trophies on our boat and we had you know it's excellent seven -- a strong jerseys. I mean who would have thought you know when that tragedy it. That. You know couple months down the road we're able to go back and place the World Series trophy right on the finish line. Data out of I don't know who wrote his book but I kind of think this you know pieces like this happened so -- just going to be part of. Let's -- and you talked about the duck boats toward that was kind of the rallying cry. But it did was this parade what you thought it would be like what is what you envision it would mean I'd I didn't want to think about it I didn't want envisioned you know I mean. Trust me I'm not be disappointed you know but I mean I just want it all that happened you know I want to go. -- -- with open arms open eyes open ears and just so you know land and that's what I did -- pot yeah I'm a man nap on the -- mean that the family and the whose judgement call China to get in the water I mean we knew we -- -- almost all the candidate -- for a minute but Pulitzer and tipster was off this morning -- he says this is the first team in his life where there wasn't an a hole on the team. Everybody in the on the team all the guys were good guys at the same experience for you first time everybody bought in. From day one you just just dancers you know and expect. Not. But I yet sure I mean. -- you know like every team we know others we scuffles inside the clubhouse here. You know. Disagreements. Here you know not doing as not doing that showed me out here show me up there and -- expected you know on the net Wi-Fi competitor stuff. I mean none of that happened here that we -- to deal with any negative inside the clubhouse it's. Such as clean slate I think bells or the reasons that you know we 862 games in the game policies mean -- in -- you know for hero. Just three and earlier would turn to -- you know -- back. -- it was a behind the scenes moment that you'll remember the most. We understand the Grand Slam tournament and a great place in the playoffs -- what did you -- behind the scenes moment that you'll remember them. Okay what I guess it wouldn't be a moment but. Underneath the behind the scenes of the superstars on this team. The behind the scenes of David Ortiz the behind the scenes. Dustin Pedroia. The -- high -- felt very last year mean you know -- don't get the opportunity to play with these guys and you definitely don't get to to see them you know off the field. And how they treat each other inside the clubhouse and what goes on. But what a breath of fresh shares and share workplace with these guys. It was just -- -- and it just to see you know how hard David Ortiz works and how hard -- drew -- knowledge other guys. You know that they just you know set the flow of traffic we followed. We're electric go Johnny last question here since you first got to do this opportunity to launch a guarantee. We're pictures at your next year being the first got to do that set the tone right away let's get a guarantee for next one ministry Hillary's got to cross off worse right now of the insurance first of birds to first. You know but I tell you I mean I knew you know inside you know that. You know this was a championship caliber team really did. Mike mentioned you know my first spring training you know look at our starting line up in a disparity in China where experience. It's not like we have experienced them from one team in Arlington next. So and I knew that time was now and obviously the business died steps in all the free agents -- and super that. We you know we knocked out here right John thanks for joining us enjoy the offseason. John that's Jonny Gomes -- the team members that Red Sox may be robbed the biggest -- of the world's yours. Made the game winning home and -- media -- bought one and I think it was a coincidence obviously -- right after Ortiz speech speech but it did. -- home run -- thing you could tell there was confidence that wasn't there for whatever reason and a half leading up.

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