As the whole world knows by now, this three-game series the Red Sox are playing against the Yankees in the Bronx starting tonight will mark the final time they will play in the second Yankee Stadium. That is, unless they meet in a one-game playoff or the ALCS, both of which seem rather unlikely. (And always remember, the original stadium, the one that Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio and Mantle played in, is long gone, having had a date with the wrecker's ball in 1973.)
Of course, every writer has to put their "top 10 moments" list together, especially when it concerns the Red Sox. I'm no different, so here's my Top 10:
Screw it, all 10 occurred at the same time, shortly after midnight, October 21, 2004. The Red Sox get even for 1949, 1978, 1999 and 2003, all at the same time, and humiliate their longtime rivals before a houseful of obnoxious Yankee supporters, and for all the world to see.
I like keeping it nice and simple.
UPDATE: I just posted a column over at Bornintoit.com called "My Favorite Sox Games at The Bronx." It is my five favorite Red Sox games I either witnessed live or on TV there. Please do check it out.