Most of you know that I really don't care for the Boston Dirt Dogs web
site, partially because of the content, and partially because I've seen
the true nature of the man behind the scenes. Some of you may
recall the little dust-up exposed over at Boston Sports Media Watch
that showed the Dirt Dog ran with a completely fabricated story
regarding Nomar not wanting his World Series ring. (By the way, I
was accused by the Dirt Dog of being the mastermind behind that whole
thing, a patently ridiculous accusation).
Evidently one of you noticed enough to send me an anonymous email last
night showing that this same garbage is still going on over
there. I'll swear on a stack of bibles that I knew nothing about
this until I got an email last night, mainly because I rarely visit the
Dirt Dogs site anymore. The following is an email sent to Dirt
Dog, and his reply:
Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 10:41 PM
Subject: Desperate Red Sox Wives
Great job with your website. It's one of the highlights of my Red Sox
season. The big Red Sox story this season in the clubhouse won't involve the
players. It's going to be all about the Red Sox wives. Remember how every
high school has cliques? The ladies make 90210 look like Sesame Street. There are basically two
factions: Michelle Damon's and Shonda Shilling's. And Schilling's group is
giving a huge freeze out to Michelle and her gals because of Johnny's upcoming
book. If Schilling stays on the Sox for another season, look for the team to
not re-sign Damon and move Jay Payton to center. Shonda's chickies are
infuriated that Michelle was given a regular gig on NESN and has no patience
for Millar, Manny and Boomer's wives. Can you say catfight? MEOW!!!
a great season and enjoy the Spring!
And the Dirt Dog's response:
Subject: RE: Desperate Red Sox Wives
From: "Big Dog" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, April 3, 2005 11:00 pm
Hey there Tania,
Sounds like you know the score on this. I knew about the cat fight last
season during the playoffs but couldn't name names. I see Michelle,
(supposedly a former stripper who was married to a guy from Southie and
didn't fight for custody of her kid… another story) and Juliana Ramirez
together all the time. I know that Millar and Boomer are tight (drunk
all over Ft. Myers this spring) so it figures their wives are tight and
part of the Damon faction. The Shonda faction is everyone else
basically, including the younger Amy Arroyo. It's like the First Wives
Club vs. the Second Wives Club.
Keep me in the loop if you get any scoop.
The initial email went up on bostondirtdogs.com word for word, with all
of the names edited out. I have not edited out any names because there
is nobody to protect…it is entirely made up. What is even worse is
the way the Dirt Dog throws Michelle Damon, Kivin Millar, and David
Wells under the bus to this random emailer, about 15 minutes after he
initially got the message.
I ask you; what does the above crap have to do with being a Red Sox
fan? Is it me; or is it irresponsible to post stuff like this on your
website, especially when you are such a high profile one? And
evidently, boston.com doesn't care a lick.
And for the record, if anyone pulls any more of these scams, don't send
them to me anymore. I think that those of us with a head on our
shoulders realize what Boston Dirt Dogs is about, and it sure isn't
about being a Red Sox fan.