Truck Day is finally here. The 18-wheeler that transports Red Sox’ spring training equipment from Boston to Fort Myers, Fla. will depart from Gate D at Fenway Park at 1 p.m. today to begin a 1,467-mile trek to the team’s spring training facility.

Along with all of the training gear, a box of e-mails containing well-wishes from fans will also make its way to Fort Myers, hopefully bringing the Red Sox good luck for the 2009 season.

Key spring training dates:

Feb. 12 “" Reporting day for Red Sox pitchers and catchers
Feb. 14 “" First workout for Red Sox pitchers and catchers
Feb. 16 “" Reporting day for Red Sox positional players
Feb. 18 “" First Red Sox full-squad workout
Feb. 25 “" Red Sox spring training games begin

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