And…
@WhiteHouse: .@PressSec Jay Carney is ready for today’s @RedSox visit. Watch at 11:35am ET → http://t.co/ezA5iUC8de #GetBeard http://t.co/IBWJxBDMyK

And…
@WhiteHouse: .@PressSec Jay Carney is ready for today’s @RedSox visit. Watch at 11:35am ET → http://t.co/ezA5iUC8de #GetBeard http://t.co/IBWJxBDMyK

@MikeNapoli25: Good morning America!!! The American champ is ready for today #merica #worldchamps http://t.co/V8lGQRwS5q

@MikeNapoli25: Good morning America!!! The American champ is ready for today #merica #worldchamps http://t.co/V8lGQRwS5q

mlb:

Grady Sizemore made some really nice catches today. Enjoy.  

mlb:

Grady Sizemore made some really nice catches today. Enjoy.  

Derek Jeter will play his final regular season series against…well, look at that.
Baseball is grand.

Derek Jeter will play his final regular season series against…well, look at that.

Baseball is grand.

"ONLY RED SOX PLAYER TO PUNCH AROD IN FACE"
Courtesy @BestBslUnis

"ONLY RED SOX PLAYER TO PUNCH AROD IN FACE"

Courtesy @BestBslUnis

Jacoby Ellsbury wondering how long Red Sox fans will boo him now that he signed a 7 year/$153 million deal with the New York Yankees.

Jacoby Ellsbury wondering how long Red Sox fans will boo him now that he signed a 7 year/$153 million deal with the New York Yankees.

Jake Peavy bought the duck boat he rode in during today’s Red Sox parade.
Dang.
Tom Glavine, unabashed Red Sox fan

Retired player returns to his childhood fandom. I don’t know if I’ve heard of this before.

Tom Glavine, unabashed Red Sox fan

Retired player returns to his childhood fandom. I don’t know if I’ve heard of this before.

2 HRs, 6 RBi, .688 BA, 1.948 OPS
Now has the highest World Series batting average for any player with at least 50 plate appearances - .454

2 HRs, 6 RBi, .688 BA, 1.948 OPS

Now has the highest World Series batting average for any player with at least 50 plate appearances - .454

The three men who have won clinching World Series games for 2 different teams in MLB history:

John Lackey - 2002, Angels; 2013, Red Sox

Jimmy Key - 1992, Blue Jays; 1996, Yankees

Jim “Catfish” Hunter - 1972, A’s; 1978, Yankees

Thanks to @sabr and retrosheet.org

Last Time the Red Sox Won a World Series at Home

Only 15,348 attended, 10,000 less than capacity - and the game took 1:46.

sbnation:

Last night, for the first time ever, a World Series game ended on a pick-off.Photo by Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

And the night before that was the first one to end on an obstruction call. So other than the Game 1 blowout, this has been rather interesting.

sbnation:

Last night, for the first time ever, a World Series game ended on a pick-off.

Photo by Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

And the night before that was the first one to end on an obstruction call. So other than the Game 1 blowout, this has been rather interesting.

The inter-office saga continues.

The inter-office saga continues.

My wife (Red Sox fan) and her co-worker (Cards fan) are doing a nice job of taunting each other.

Boston Symphony Orchestra vs. St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

to. the. death.