Home Sweet Home: Red Sox Clinch First World Series at Fenway Since 1918


Breitbart Sports
30 October 2013

The Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series at Fenway Park for the first time since 1918, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 on Wednesday in Game 6 for the franchise’s eighth World Series title and third in the last ten years.

Not only did Boston go from the basement to the penthouse after a tumultuous 2012 season, they won the World Series in Boston nearly six months after the tragic Boston Marathon Bombings…

…Carlton Fisk, the Red Sox catcher whose legendary home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series against the Reds sent that Series to a Game 7, threw out the first pitch before the game. In 1975, the “Big Red Machine” defeated the Red Sox at Fenway in Game 7, denying Boston fans a chance to celebrate a World Series in Boston. It took 95 years, but Boston fans finally got their opportunity to do so on Wednesday.


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Cleats worn by Shane Victorino for tonight’s game. 


Red Sox-Cardinals Live Blog: John Lackey’s Brilliant Performance Leads Boston to World Series Championship with 6-1 Win

The championship party in Boston is underway.

The Red Sox are the 2013 World Series champions after a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 at Fenway Park. It’s the first Red Sox title clinched at home since 1918.

John Lackey set the tone right from the start with a brilliant pitching performance. He threw six shutouts innings before giving up St. Louis’ only run of the game in the seventh. His final stat line was 6 2/3 innings, nine hits, one earned run and five strikeouts. Boston’s offense awoke in the third inning when Shane Victorino came up with another clutch hit. He cleared the bases with a triple that gave the Red Sox a 3-0 lead. The Sox tacked on three more runs in the fourth inning with a solo home run from Stephen Drew, and RBI singles from Mike Napoli and Victorino…



“Don’t worry … ’bout a thing …




Update‘Love moments like this’: Red Sox fan thanks member of military after singing of ‘God Bless America’ [pics, vine]

Many tweeters noticed the moment following the singing of “God Bless America” at Fenway Park: “Love moments like this in sports.Fan says ‘Thank you so much’ to service woman after God Bless America…”




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