Courtesy Pete Souza; Landov
Alex Heigl
November 05, 2013 07:00 PM

As you may be aware, the Boston Red Sox won the team’s third World Series title in 10 years. The Red Sox clinched a 4-2 victory in the Series, after a 6-1 defeat of the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 on Thursday.

However, as you may not be aware, “We’ve got a lot of Sox fans here,” according to President Barack Obama. By “here,” he means The White House – he called Red Sox manager John Farrell on Monday to congratulate him on his team’s victory.

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During the video, we learn that at least one aspect of the Series caught the President off-guard: “I did not anticipate Ortiz batting .700,” he tells Farell, calling him the “gift that kept on giving” during the Series.

And Obama leaves Farrell a few words of hard-won advice that seem considerably weightier coming from the leader of the free world: “Enjoy yourself and get a little bit of rest. I know you’re probably already having to think about next season, but let it soak in a little bit.”

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