Found October 11, 2012 on Fenway West:
The best description in the Globe about The Weekend's climax come from the literate and sometimes controversial writer Bud Collins: "As the ball came down in Rico Petrocelli's glove for the last-and-final out, the town went up in the air like a beautiful balloon. Perhaps it will never come down....for an instant Petrocelli looked at the baseball. Then he began to run as though he were Chiang-Kai-Shek in Peking because he could hear the shreiking mob behind him. It was the Red Sox Guard charging across the Fenway playing field Sunday afternoon...These were zealots, thousands of them from the congregation of 35,770 at Fenway Park, which was packed tighter than the Black Hole of Calcutta. They leaped the fences and streamed onto the field, screaming the Red Sox Guard oath- 'We're No. 1' and displaying their banners." The 100 to 1 shot had become the Impossible Dream, But Sunday's heroics would not have been possible without a lot of luck-most of it goi...
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