Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/21/13
The Guru Contributing Writer It's been almost ten years since a certain band of "idiots" pulled off the greatest comeback in Boston sports history. The shot swilling players from that 2004 World Series Championship team like Johnny Damon, Curt Shilling, Kevin Millar and hey, even Mark Bellhorn will never, as the old saying goes, have to buy a drink in this town again. Turns out they weren't even buying then. Former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez, speaking to Sports on Earth at a legends game in Rochester, N.Y. Saturday, revealed there was more to the team's 2004 World Series run than breaking curses, bloody socks and Kentucky bourbon. In fact it wasn't powered by Jack Daniels at all. “We took a shot of Mama Juana every single game, before the game,” Martinez said. “We call it Mama Juana. It’s made of roots and latin rum.” Pedro's story is a little different from the one Millar told in 2004. According to Martinez, the team began taking shots of Mama Juana before Game 4's must win...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Alabama vs. Wisconsin showdown not selling many tickets

Report: Last-minute Deflategate settlement deal very unlikely

Aaron Rodgers doesn't want to play in 2016 Hall of Fame Game

Floyd Mayweather Sr.: Manny Pacquiao a 'liar with no skills'

Reports: LeSean McCoy's Week 1 status still uncertain

Jay Feely told Deflategate judge about 2009 kicking incident


Jon Gruden calls Marcus Mariota a ‘double-edged sword’

Report: Bills expected to cut Matt Cassel

Garcon: RG3 can be ‘great player on any team that he goes to’

Report: Cavs ‘convinced’ LeBron would not leave Cleveland again

Fred Jackson is upset Bills GM Doug Whaley wasn’t honest

Report: Jaguars won’t let Justin Blackmon leave for CFL

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Ryan taking leap of faith with Bills

Top 10 storylines for Week 1 of college football season

Underdogs: Hopefuls that can shock in the World Cup

Manfred digs Shoeless Joe a deeper grave

Why Mike Trout ain't right

The Opening Drive: Jamal Anderson warns UM fans before heading to Salt Lake City

Best and worst MLB players in August

RG3 blames intern for liking Instagram post trashing owner

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker