Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/21/13
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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...
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