By Jose Castillo, sports columnist Like many other Cubs fans’ right now, my dad’s stress level this past week has been dictated by Chicago’s performance in this year’s World Series. My dad grew up a Cubs fan, which is interesting since he’s not from Chicago. Instead of hailing from the […]
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When the Boston Red Sox won the 2004 World Series title, baseball history was made. It was their first championship since 1918, ending an unbearable 86-year drought. The elder members of the Red Sox faithful saw their lifelong dreams come true when Edgar Renteria grounded to Keith Foulke and he flipped the ball to Doug Mientkiewicz at first base, recording the game’s final out and ending The Curse of the Bambino.
I never thought something could distract me from a weekend of celebrating a World Series championship win. I was proven wrong last week when I saw the news, watching the various shenanigans students got into after Koji Uehara threw that final strike.
On Saturday morning, a crowd of Red Sox fans gathered on the streets to celebrate the team’s World Series victory Wednesday night. The world champions waved at the crowd from atop approximately 24 duck boats with beards, and paraded down the streets from Fenway Park into the Charles River. News photographer Xander Miller was among the fans, and photographed the celebration.