After firing John Farrell on Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox are in search of a new manager.
Could they replace Farrell with a Ferrell?
Boston comedy theater Improv Asylum apparently wants movie star Will Ferrell to be the new Red Sox skipper, even starting a GoFundMe page to support the imitative.
Improv Asylum has set a goal of $1.3 million (the average salary of a Major League Baseball manager in 2016), but, as of Thursday afternoon, the fund hadn’t cracked $200.
Never say never.
In case you’re worried about which side of baseball’s greatest rivalry Ferrell falls on, here he is screaming at former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for roughly four minutes:
As Improv Asylum mentions in its crowdfunding page, Ferrell has some experience on the diamond.
In 2015, the “Saturday Night Live” legend played in spring training games for 10 different MLB teams, even spending time at every position. Hey, the best manager is a well-rounded manager, right?
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