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Lackey, Victorino lead Red Sox to World Series title
Fox News ^ | 10/30.2103 | Fox News

Posted on 10/30/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse

Edited on 10/31/2013 6:30:11 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Shane Victorino's three-run double broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the third inning and John Lackey allowed one run over 6 and 2/3 innings as the Boston Red Sox wrapped up their eighth World Series title in franchise history and third in 10 seasons with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

The win completed a remarkable turnaround for the Red Sox, who finished last in the American League East with a record of 69-93 in 2012, but won 97 games under first-year manager John Farrell and defeated the Tampa Bay Rays and Detroit Tigers to reach their first World Series since 2007.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: 2013worldseries; baseball; boston; bostonredsox; cardinals; mlb; redsox; stlouiscardinals; worldseries
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1 posted on 10/30/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse
With the victory, the Red Sox faithful saw their team clinch a World Series title at Fenway Park for the first time since 191

Emperor Commodus sent a papyrus of congratulations to the manager.

2 posted on 10/30/2013 8:44:27 PM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I know I lived in Asia too long when I just found out there was the World Series. Thanks for the news tip. However, I’m a Yankees’ fan, so I’m glad I didn’t watch the World Series this year.


3 posted on 10/30/2013 8:44:29 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

after what happened at the Boston Marathon earlier this year , I glad they got this win .


4 posted on 10/30/2013 8:46:28 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

I never could figure out how the Red Sox did so well this year.


5 posted on 10/30/2013 8:46:43 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: LeoWindhorse

Congrats...ever since I was little and had baseball cards, I always liked some on the Bosox even if they aren’t my 1st, 2nd or 3rd team in fact, Orioles are the only Eastern Division team I cheer on.


6 posted on 10/30/2013 8:47:09 PM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: TexGrill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jem4GHjmMf8


7 posted on 10/30/2013 8:47:16 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: ifinnegan
RE: I never could figure out how the Red Sox did so well this year.

And you may never

8 posted on 10/30/2013 8:48:45 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: LeoWindhorse

I was born in 191 and I say it just isn’t true.


9 posted on 10/30/2013 8:49:14 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: eyedigress

slipped on copy/paste

sorry 8^P


10 posted on 10/30/2013 8:50:23 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: big'ol_freeper

The Dodgers Helped.


11 posted on 10/30/2013 8:50:52 PM PDT by Boston Blackie
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To: TexGrill

Didn’t watch one minute of it. Didn’t really like either team, but wanted Cardinals to win with all those young pitchers. Cardinals blew their chances by blowing games in St. Louis, losing three straight to a team that was very beatable. Didn’t Sox set a record for most strikeouts for a team winning the series? I know Tiger pitchers dominated them, only to lose the series. I am happy that Mr. know-it-all Colin Blowhard on ESTN will shut now about how “great the Cardinals” are. But he gets on the bandwagon of any team that’s winning, so he’ll turn into a Sox fan now.


12 posted on 10/30/2013 8:51:51 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: ifinnegan
I never could figure out how the Red Sox did so well this year.

Watch the film "Moneyball" with Brad Pitt. It gives insight on how the Red Sox turned their team around (patterned after the Oakland A's manager's methodology).

13 posted on 10/30/2013 8:57:39 PM PDT by PuzzledInTX
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To: TexGrill

“However, I’m a Yankees’ fan, so I’m glad I didn’t watch the World Series this year.”

I grew up a Yankees fan (back in the days of Ron Guidry, Thurman Munson, etc.); as I grew older I lost interest. Now when I see a game I’m shocked at how many foreigners are in the lineups; you’d think they were playing San Juan. Most of the older Yankee fans I worked with have retired, and they’ve been replaced with younger, darker workers who are soccer fans (which I enjoy as well). I don’t believe baseball is anywhere near as popular as it was even 25 years ago...


14 posted on 10/30/2013 8:58:31 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: All

best moment of the night...........Obama wasn’t there


15 posted on 10/30/2013 8:59:41 PM PDT by willywill
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To: LeoWindhorse

What’s with the beards on the Boston Team? Are they Duck Dynasty wannabe’s?


16 posted on 10/30/2013 9:00:21 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: TexGrill

As a Boston fan, let me say, “you are welcome. We seek to oblige you whenever we can.”


17 posted on 10/30/2013 9:00:35 PM PDT by Vermont Lt ( 1-800-318-2596, Mr President.)
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To: kearnyirish2

I grew up as a Don Mattingly fan. I felt bad that he played all those years and the year after he retired, the Yankees start winning the pennnant on a consistent basis. I thought it was cool that ol Steinbreener hated Mattingly’s moustache, but he refused to shave it.


18 posted on 10/30/2013 9:02:38 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: stars & stripes forever

I think it was something like “don’t shave until we win”, I vaguely heard about it.


19 posted on 10/30/2013 9:02:59 PM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: PuzzledInTX

Money Ball is such an enjoyable film to watch. I am such a sucker for baseball movies. Congrats to Red Sox fans. Just 3 1/2 monthes until pitchers and catchers report!!


20 posted on 10/30/2013 9:05:04 PM PDT by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: Vermont Lt

And I’ll make sure to wear my Yankees’ cap if I ever visit Vermont. Aren’t you folks to first state in the union to legalize gay marriage? At least I don’t have to worry about revenge attacks from a group of sissies.


21 posted on 10/30/2013 9:05:45 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: stars & stripes forever

and the shaved heads ....Ever seen the Taliban without their turbans on?


22 posted on 10/30/2013 9:09:19 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: TexGrill
I hate to break this to you, but RE: wearing the Yankees hat in Vermont...

In Vermont, there are two types of people -- the sissies from New York (Yankees fans, incidentally) who came and legalized gay marriage and ruined an otherwise wonderful state, and the (outnumbered by outsiders) old Vermont Yankees. Vermont Yankees, more so than any other subspecies of Yankees, are ornery people that you really don't want to mess with.

Just a word to the wise.

23 posted on 10/30/2013 9:10:15 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: LeoWindhorse
Au revoir, Tim McCarver. I know that you were not everyone's favorite, but you always brought keen insights to the game that I was unaware of. Thank you for a job well done.
24 posted on 10/30/2013 9:11:38 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/5128251/Vermont-becomes-first-state-to-legalise-same-sex-marriage-through-legislatures-vote.html

http://www.engaygedweddings.com/vermont-gay-wedding.html

Her’s a quick summary of societal life in Vermont. A place where Boston Red Sox can enjoy themselves.


25 posted on 10/30/2013 9:15:24 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Having been a huge Cardinals fan all my life, I can say I have no problem with the Sox winning this. They have always been one of my favorites, and more importantly, the Yankees didn’t win it.


26 posted on 10/30/2013 9:18:58 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: TexGrill
My point is, you're not pissing off the liberals by wearing a Yankees hat in Vermont. The reason Vermont has become as it is, is because large numbers of New Yorkers(Yankees fans) have invaded and elected liberals.

Native Vermonters are usually very conservative. But there are literally more liberal New Yorkers living in Vermont than there are native Vermonters. Same thing happened in New Hampshire.

Wearing a Yankees team hat in Vermont is a hat-tip to all the wrong people.

27 posted on 10/30/2013 9:19:32 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: LeoWindhorse
Congratulations to the Bosox. Obama's next group of spokesmen for his "healthcare" train wreck. With all the global warming going on out there, they couldn't have won the World Series without ObamaCare.

Enjoy your Marketplace "shopping experience".

28 posted on 10/30/2013 9:22:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Have you had your ObamaCare Marketplace shopping experience today?)
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To: LeoWindhorse

So happy to see Red Sox win at Fenway Park. The last time they won at home was in 1918. My mother was six years old and her Uncle worked at Gillette and was pals with Babe Ruth. She was at that game when they won the pennant. We got transplanted out in Texas, but I know all my relatives were rooting for their team tonight!


29 posted on 10/30/2013 9:26:31 PM PDT by patriotsoul
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To: LeoWindhorse

I’ve never seen a tighter series. Boston and St Louis played like machines. Pitching was incredibly solid. Both teams jumped on the rare missteps. It was fun to watch.


30 posted on 10/30/2013 9:26:31 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: TexGrill

Well, I am not from VT, you would get your ass kicked talk in’ that way to the Vermonters I know, and you can leave that Yankees hat on the floor of your bathroom—where it belongs.


31 posted on 10/30/2013 9:26:39 PM PDT by Vermont Lt ( 1-800-318-2596, Mr President.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Your typical BoSox fan:
32 posted on 10/30/2013 9:28:52 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: LeoWindhorse

The Cards sucked all series. You can’t win if you leave everyone on base.


33 posted on 10/30/2013 9:29:55 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Primary and beat the RINO's.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Pretty sure the Cards didn’t face the Tigers.


34 posted on 10/30/2013 9:31:08 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Primary and beat the RINO's.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

New York Liberal hippies started infiltrating Western MA and VT in the 60’s to escape their own hard fought for Liberal policies and taxes. They are like Bedbugs except Rachel Carlson took away DDT with her flapping crap…
they effed up California, Colorado, Florida

Liberals are Locusts


35 posted on 10/30/2013 9:31:57 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: ifinnegan

I’ll never forget a comment my wife’s grand dad made during a nice lazy summer afternoon baseball discussion in their backyard. I had noted, in the course of things, that it always seemed funny to me that they would pull a pitcher who gave up a couple of hits on dribblers through the infield, but would leave a guy in when they were pounding it to the wall off of him.

“Well,” he said, “I always said baseball was a s***luck game.”


36 posted on 10/30/2013 9:35:01 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Wearing a Yankees team hat in Vermont is a hat-tip to all the wrong people.

Fixed it.

37 posted on 10/30/2013 9:37:09 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: PuzzledInTX

Tom Werner.


38 posted on 10/30/2013 9:39:01 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd; TexGrill
Global Douchebagery Tip:


39 posted on 10/30/2013 9:45:26 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: TexGrill

Is that Manny Ortiz??


40 posted on 10/30/2013 9:53:55 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: TexGrill

Manny Ortiz?.. he isn’t the typical Red Sox fan.. LOL


41 posted on 10/30/2013 10:06:52 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: TexGrill

A Yankees fan?! Oh. I’m sorry.


42 posted on 10/30/2013 10:09:31 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: M-cubed

LOL didn’t see your post until now.. good call


43 posted on 10/30/2013 10:09:36 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: Free Vulcan

Very gracious comment, and very true about the damnyankees.


44 posted on 10/30/2013 10:12:13 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: NKP_Vet

Still hating, I see. Sigh.


45 posted on 10/30/2013 10:13:07 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: LeoWindhorse
Well it might have happened but the driver on the right side of the road tossed out the window an empty Dunkin Donuts styrofoam coffee cup (medium) and proceeded to jack up the front of the car in order to check for an oil leak (which did not exist). While not taking personal responsibility, I would like to point out that the chicken tenders consumed at dinner had little to do with the eventual outcome of the World Series.

It is indeed interesting that the roosters have come home in order to get Christmas music on the iPod (two days early) and to strut about the place as if they own it.

"Halley-Up" to those who yearn to ride the wave and face the consequences of their actions. Wish everybody could be that way.

46 posted on 10/30/2013 10:16:41 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: ccmay

LOL


47 posted on 10/30/2013 10:39:46 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: TexGrill
I’m a Yankees’ fan

Don't support the Texas Rangers, eh? Figgers....

48 posted on 10/30/2013 11:29:51 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Congrats to the Red Sox! And David Ortiz!

Always sad when we reach the end of the baseball season.


49 posted on 10/30/2013 11:48:37 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: BeadCounter

Love those Os!


50 posted on 10/30/2013 11:49:16 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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