ST LOUIS - OCTOBER 27: Jason Varitek #33 and Keith Foulke #29 of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 in game four of the World Series on October 27, 2004 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

I remember exactly where I was. I was sitting on the couch with my wife, Pam,  and my 8 year old daughter, Abbey. I was trying to keep Abbey awake. My brother was next to us in a recliner watching and we had my father on speaker phone as he and my mother watched in Maine. He had never seen the Sox win a World Series. It was a spectacular moment when Keith Foulke tossed the comebacker over to Doug Mientkiewicz for the final out!

Red Sox win first championship since 1918 - Oct 27, 2004 - HISTORY.com

On October 27, 2004, the Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time since 1918, finally vanquishing the so-called "Curse of the Bambino" that had plagued them for 86 years. "This is for anyone who has ever rooted for the Red Sox," the team's GM told reporters after the game.

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Reverse The Curse: The story of the 2004 Boston Red Sox Playoff Run (Fall 2012) - Historpedia

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Reversing the Curse

For nearly a century, the Boston Red Sox played the underdog to the indomitable New York Yankees in what ESPN named the number-one sports rivalry of all time. But in 2004 the snakebitten Sox finally got their revenge. After Aaron Boone's history-making Homeric blast, which sent the Red Sox packin...

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Mientkiewicz still hounded by World Series baseball

Apr 20, 2011 Wayne DrehsESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Written for ESPN.com since 2000 Three-time Sports Emmy Award winner As he stood next to first base with two outs in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox on the verge of their first World Series title in 86 years, Doug Mientkiewicz began to think.

 

 

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