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'Johnny Baseball' sings the Sox song

Originally Published: June 11, 2010
By Maria Burns Ortiz | Special to Page 2

Eight-six years O' losing to the Yankees, Eighty-six years Cold hard truth.

Eighty-six years Cryin' in our hankies, Eighty-six years Since we sold Babe Ruth. -- Lyrics from "Eighty-Six Years," "Johnny Baseball"

By now, the story of Boston's nearly nine-decade World Series drought has been told through virtually every medium imaginable, with baseball fans from Baltimore to Baton Rouge to Bakersfield well-versed in the series of postseason misfortunes that befell the Red Sox ...

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