The Fab 5 paid a visit to the Boston Red Sox training camp in Fort Myers, FL this week to film a special episode of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy to air sometime in June.
Our style gurus, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and the "culture vulture" Jai Rodriquez set out to makeover Kevin Millar, Tim Wakefield, Jason Varitek, Doug Mirabelli and Johnny Damon from the 2004 World Series Champions Boston Red Sox.
The producers of the show wanted to contribute funds to an area of Florida worst hit from last summer's series of deadly hurricanes. So with good hearts, the Fab 5 set out to do their stuff and in the course of gay style, are helping 26 kids from the Port Charlotte area live their dreams. Braco executives had secured substantial corporate donations to help rebuild the kids ballfield located in a Port Charlotte city park.
Back to the makeovers, these 5 hunks got individual attention from the Fab 5. From photos on the AP wire, Carson is seen swooning with the players. They all admitted that the players needed their help, but not as much as they had expected. All were given hair styling tips except for Johnny Damon, who had signed a no hair cut contract for a product endorsement.
Carson quipped during the taping, "I love a team named after a fashion accessory." He also wanted to know if he could change the name of the team to the "Pink Sox". Oh brother.
Something else related to studly ball players over the wire yesterday was a piece about former Marlins and current Minnesota Twins catcher, Mike Redmond. Seems that Mike took batting practice naked on numerous occasions two years ago to shake up his former teammates out of a hitting slump. He did so while wearing his 12 pounds of catcher armor. I haven't found any pix of this dude on the net, but there got to be some butt shots somewhere out there in cyber space.
Getting some Spring fever. Hope this tides you guys over until next week. Happy St. Paddy's Day to you guys. Big green hairy muscle hugs.