Actor B.J. Novak busts out best Wade Boggs stat of all-time


Wade Boggs has accomplished a lot, we know this. Hall of Fame. World Series champion. Gold Gloves. Silver Sluggers. Twelve All-Star Game appearances. 

But actor B.J. Novak may have surfaced the best Boggs accomplishment of them all.

It started with a photo posted by Novak -- a graduate of Newton South who also attended Harvard -- highlighting his 40th birthday party. There in the background was Boggs.

Name the Hall of Famer who showed up at @bjnovak's 40th birthday party

— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) August 1, 2019

But why?

The question led's Rob Bradford to issue a plea to Novak to appear on the Bradfo Sho podcast to discuss the dynamic. And while the former star of "The Office" declined the invitation to dive deeper into the Hall-of-Famer's invitation, a back-and-forth on Twitter did lead to one of the greatest compliments Boggs could receive.

All I can say is that Wade was a mensch.

— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) August 29, 2019

I've already said too much. Let's just say he batted over .400 in the game of menschiness

— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) August 30, 2019

Sure, Boggs finished his career as a .328 career hitter. But hitting "over .400 in the game of menchiness" is arguably the best analytic any former big leaguer could hope for.