Synopses & Reviews
New England and a sprawling Nation of Sox fans can finally exhale. The Red Sox are World Champs. No more curse of the Bambino. No more taunts of "1918".
They did it for the old folks in Presque Isle, ME, and White River Junction, VT. They did it for the baby boomers in North Conway, NH, and Groton, MA. They did it for the kids in Central Falls, RI, and Putnam, CT. True. New England and a sprawling Nation of Sox fans can finally exhale. The Red Sox are World Champs. No more Curse of the Bambino. No more taunts of "1918." The suffering souls of Bill Buckner, Grady Little, Mike Torrez, Johnny Pesky, and Danny Galehouse are released from Boston Baseball's Hall of Pain. The 2004 Red Sox are champions because they engineered the greatest comeback in baseball history when they won four straight games against the hated Yankees in the American League Championship Series. It was baseball epic, an event for the ages putting the Sox into a World Series that was profoundly anticlimactic. En route to eight consecutive postseason wins, the Sons of Tito Francona simply destroyed a St. Louis Cardinals team that won a major league-high 105 games in 2004. Celebrate this historic win with two books partnered with