It took ’em awhile — 86 years — to shake the “Curse of the Bambino.” When the Boston Red Sox trounced their nemesis the New York Yankees en route to winning the 2004 World Series, local baseball fans about burst with joy and relief. Many believed that the sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees started the streak of bad luck. So beating the Yanks felt like the beginning of the end of the curse. And it was… The Sox have twice repeated their World Series championship since then.
Catch a game at legendary Fenway Park, but buy tickets early as most home games sell out. Before the game brush up on the lyrics to Sweet Caroline which is required singing before the bottom of the 8th.