Michele rediscovers the Red Sox:
And now here we are, on the precipice of something amazing. Something that says, hey remember when? Remember when there was hope, remember when nothing mattered, remember that when Willie Pierce kissed you under the sheet? It was dorky, but it’s still a good story. Tee ball is dorky, but it’s a story. Sitting in clean air in Fenway is a dorky relationship to have with baseball, but its mine. And maybe I jumped in at the end top ride this wave. But its always been there. It was something I was born into, and when my dad calls on the morning of game one to make a bet with me as to who will win, it’s still good to know that my dad will let me bet that the Sox will win so he can maybe have back that childhood we lost between us when Boston was still the greatest city ever; but we were only sidetracked by a stupid game called hockey.
The Sox permeate Foxboro:
FOXBORO Before one critical defensive play for the Patriots yesterday, a picture of Curt Schilling's surgically duct-taped right ankle appeared on the big video screens at each end of Gillette Stadium.
"Hey, that's 'ankle up,'" said a smiling Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, who along with his defensive mates held the Jets scoreless in the second half while the Jets' defense was also holding the Patriots scoreless. "Whatever it was, it got our crowd fired up. We all know what's going on here. The Sox are in the Series. Let's cheer them on too."
Usually "Hell's Bells" by AC/DC being pumped through the Gillette Stadium sound system is enough to alert the sellout crowd of a critical defensive play ahead. But with the Jets going for it on fourth-and-inches from their own 23 with 6:55 to play, a still-photo of David Ortiz was posted on the video screens for inspiration. --Lowell Sun
It's official; the world is coming to an end.
And Sarah finally got to see Fenway.
Strange how in the whirlwind surrounding the World Series we've all but forgotten what has been accomplished thus far. But tonight at work I saw a sign that's been on the newsroom wall for a little while announcing in blue ballpoint pen that copies of the book Chasing Steinbrenner were available downstairs for $26.00. Tonight I noticed as I walked to the elevator that the word "Chasing" had been written over in red marker that said "CATCHING??"
Happiness. It can be so tiny, and so quiet.