Boston's moment of a lifetime

Red Sox finally give fans what they've longed to see -- a Series clincher at Fenway

Originally Published: October 30, 2013
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Every once in a while, an evening comes along in your lifetime where sports aren't just sports.

What we witnessed Wednesday night at Fenway Park, where a century-old ballpark throbbed with passion and joy, was one of those nights.

To call this a mere sporting event doesn't do it justice. To call this just a baseball game would not be adequate.

Even to describe this as the night the Red Sox won the World Series doesn't really capture it.

Not on an evening when ...

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