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Red Sox dismiss report about attendance at Johnny Pesky’s funeral

Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino said Thursday it was “unnecessary” to focus on how many players showed up for the Johnny Pesky’s funeral after a report suggested only four players attended.

Among the players in attendance at the Swampscott funeral on Monday were David Ortiz, Clay Buchholz, Vicente Padilla, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

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