Nice little puff piece in the Globe today about Matt Damon and his Sox fan credentials. The best nugget is from 2004, after the Sox beat the Yankees. Damon was in Europe, filming Syriana, but decided to get back to the States:
But there was no way he was sticking around in Switzerland for the Series.
“[George] Clooney was the producer,” Damon said. “I’d never missed a rehearsal or anything, but I called him and said, ‘I’m sorry, but I can’t be here. You’re going to have to make plans to shoot some other stuff.’
“He said, ‘I already have.’