White House misspells Boston Red Sox as 'Red Socks' ahead of visit

White House misspells Boston Red Sox as 'Red Socks' ahead of visit
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The White House misspelled the Boston Red Sox as the “Boston Red Socks” in an announcement detailing the championship team’s visit to the nation’s capital Thursday. 

President TrumpDonald TrumpIran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries Pardon-seekers have paid Trump allies tens of thousands to lobby president: NYT MORE Welcomes the 2018 World Series Champions The Boston Red Socks to the White House,” the announcement read on the White House’s website on Thursday morning.

According to CBS Boston, the announcement was corrected around 9 a.m., but the gaffe had already made its way around social media.

The Red Sox team is scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday to celebrate its 2018 World Series win.  


So far, a few members of the team have already confirmed they won’t be in attendance for the planned visit. 

Earlier this month, manager Alex Cora said he would not be attending the visit in opposition to the Trump administration’s handling of hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Cora was born in the Puerto Rican city of Caguas.

Players Mookie Betts, David PriceDavid Eugene Price150 House Democrats support Biden push to reenter Iran nuclear deal House panel approves measure requiring masks on public transport Overnight Energy: 350 facilities skip reporting water pollution | Panel votes to block Trump's 'secret science' rule | Court upholds regulation boosting electric grid storage MORE, Rafael Devers, Sandy Leon and Christian Vazquez are among others who have confirmed they will skip the celebration.