From: The Boston Globe
The drumbeat of Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame candidacy resounded with the same air of anticipation and inevitability that accompanied a two-strike count when he occupied his stage at Fenway Park. 1,360 more words
Thursday October 28, 2004. It was sometime around 2 in the morning in a dorm room, in a college town in Upstate New York. My body didn’t feel like sleeping and my mind didn’t feel like I was in New York. 824 more words
Ten years ago today the Boston Red Sox did the unthinkable when they completed the greatest playoff comeback in baseball history.
You may recall the details (and you’ll likely see lots of articles, Facebooks posts and Tweets about it today): The Yankees dominated the Red Sox in the first three games of the 2004 ALCS, all hope was lost once again for Boston fans, and then the Sox flipped the script and won four straight. 1,122 more words
Growing up, my family never embraced sports. My mom, bless her heart, still doesn’t know what the definition of “sports” is, and my dad gets interested only if games stir up enough excitement or controversy to make the news… even then, it’s not a guarantee he’d watch the match. 2,574 more words