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KEITH FOULKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

A decade ago, a Curse was broken.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Boston.com"Swing and a ground ball, stabbed by Foulke. He has it. He underhands to first. And the Boston Red Sox are the World Champions. For the first time in 86 years, the Red Sox have won baseball's world championship. Can you believe it?" were Joe Castiglione's words when the Red Sox won the World Series in 2004, and a decade later they...
Via RedSoxLife
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox 2004 World Series Final Out: Relive Boston’s Triumph (Video)

Red Sox Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Castiglione put it best. “Can you believe it?,” Castiglione asked after Keith Foulke underhand flipped to Doug Mientkiewicz at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2004. The Red Sox, long known for their playoff failures, ended an 86-year World Series drought, broke the vaunted Curse of the Bambino and sent Boston into a frenzy. The Red Sox’s...
Via NESN.com
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino Follows in Keith Foulke's Footsteps

The Boston Red Sox have been one of the best teams in baseball for a decade now, although there have been ups and downs. Overcoming “the curse” was partially avoiding bad luck. But, when that is combined with planning—sabermetrics, scouting, and focusing on building a complete team—things can change in a hurry. For the 2004 Red Sox, this meant constructing a workable bullpen...
Via The Sports Post
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Foulke, Kevin Youkilis’ Lives, Legacies Changed By 2004 World Series

BOSTON — Keith Foulke could never understand why anyone would shrink from taking the ball in a big moment in the World Series — and not just for the glory. “Well, first of all, the pay is better,” said the man who closed out the Red Sox’s 2004 World Series title. “That was part of it.” When Foulke signed with the Red Sox before the fateful 2004 season, he had the World...
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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