For the first time since 1918...the Red Sox have clinched the World Series at home. They are partying on Lansdowne Street tonight. The beards have done it. Who came up big tonight?

Shane Victorino returned after hurting his back...and he didn't forget his bat!
Stephen Drew was overdue...and, like his brother, he chose baseball's biggest stage to come up big.
John Lackey. What a turnaround. He will never again have to hear about chicken and beer.

It is official. Forget the Bobby Valentine nightmare era. Forget the re-building year. The Red Sox have gone from first. The are the 2013 World Series Champions!

World Series MVP, not surprisingly, was David Ortiz...who was intentionally walked three times tonight...tying a World Series record.

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