100 words on… that Red Sox game

The iconic image of that fantastic game in Boston last night will be the cop’s arms and Torii Hunter’s legs in perfect symmetry after David Ortiz’s game-tying grand slam:

Image(photo by Stan Grossfeld/Boston Globe)

But the image that will stick with me is from one inning later, when Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the winning run. Click and watch as he rounds first:


There are lots of reasons to love sports, and lots of reasons some of us still wish we had been professional athletes. Here’s one: When was the last time your buddies chased you down the street in joy?




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