Shane Victorino spread his arms wide like an airplane and took off from right field, tossing his glove high in the air as he approached the dogpile in the infield.
The Flyin' Hawaiian arrived right on time.
Hitless in his first 10 World Series at-bats before missing two games with a bad back, Victorino hit a three-run double to break a scoreless tie in Game 6 on Wednesday night and send the Boston Red Sox to a championship-clinching 6-1 victory over St. Louis.
"My parents always told (me), `Take every moment. Live every moment. Love every moment. I just went up there and said, `Hey, I'm getting another moment,' " Victorino said after the Red Sox claimed their third title in 10 years. "I missed two games. It's time to shine, do what you can. I was able to get in a good hitter's count, put a ball off the wall, enjoy every moment of it."
Victorino also added an RBI single with the bases loaded in the fourth inning to give Boston a 6-0 lead. Victorino, who also reached the playoffs ...