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Curse of the Bambino
Can you name the persons and events commonly associated with the Red Sox and the Curse of the Bambino?
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THE CURSE BEGINS: This Red Sox owner sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees on January 3rd, 1920 to finance some unsuccessful Broadway musicals.
During game 7 of the 1946 World Series, this Cardinals right fielder ignored his 3rd base coach and made a 'mad dash' from 1st to home resulting in the series winning run.
During game 7 of the 1967 World Series, this HoF Cardinals pitcher adds insult to injury by hitting a home run off Sox ace Jim Lonborg. The Sox lose 7-2.
This Sox HoF shortstop slips rounding 3rd and is tagged out during the 2nd-to-last game of the 1972 season. The Tigers take the game and the division from the Sox.
This Sox HoF catcher 'had a lot of little boy in him' after waving his walk-off homer fair, forcing a game 7 in the 1975 World Series and keeping hope alive for Sox fans.
Despite trailing the Sox by 14 games in July of 1978, the Yankees storm back, tying the division standings in September after a 4 game sweep at Fenway commonly know as this.
This light-hitting Yankess shortstop earns a colorful nickname from Sox fans after popping a game winning homer over the Green Monster during the 1978 division tie breaker.
The Sox were one strike from a 1986 World Series victory, but a pitching meltdown ties it, and the Mets win game 6 after a slow roller goes through this Sox 1st baseman's legs.
With a 5-2 lead in the 8th of game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, this ill-fated Sox manager refuses to pull a tired Pedro Martinez; unsurprisingly, the Yankees rally to force extra innings.
Later in the 11th inning, this Yankees 3rd baseman belts a walk-off homer off of Tim Wakefield.
With the Yankees one out from sweeping the Sox in the 2004 ALCS, his pinch-run stolen base leads to the tying run for the Sox and sparks one of baseball's greatest comebacks.
THE CURSE REVERSED: The Sox overcome a 0-3 deficit against the Yankees in the ALCS and end up sweeping this team in the 2004 World Series.
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