Welcome Back Trotter

Welcome Back Trotter

Trot Nixon the Cleveland Indians outfielder tips his helmet to the crowd after an ovation on his first at bat against the Red Sox at Fenway Park Monday May 28 2007.

(Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)

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"Dirt Dog is what he is. And it was awesome to see someone that deserved the recognition get it. I think he'll always be one of Boston's own no matter where he ends up in his career. Trot was a damn good player. I think people kind of underestimate how good he was. He had a problem with being hurt because of the way he played. He wouldn't have been the special player he was if he didn't play that way, so it was awesome to see and I was glad to see them [fans] acknowledge him, I'm just pissed that he got a hit." -- 5.29.07, Curt Schilling in his WEEI appearance on Trot Nixon's return to Fenway

Kathryn Was Great, Too

The Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona present the Cleveland Indians outfielder Trot Nixon and his wife, Kathryn Nixon a plaque for their contributions to the Jimmy Fund before the start of their game at Fenway Park Monday May. 28 2007.

(Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)

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