Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon, accompanied by his  wife Ashley, shows off his World Series ring to a hostile crowd during a Red Carpet Parade that passed by Radio City Music Hall. Papelbon was loudly booed for initially saying that he, rather than Yankee legend Mariano Rivera should close the All-Star game at Yankee Stadium.
(Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)

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"Not getting shot." -- Jonathan Papelbon when asked what he was thinking about along the All-Star parade route in New York City last week

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