November 15, 1967
Triple Crown winner Carl Yastrzemski (.326, 44, 121), receiving 19 of 20 first-place votes, is selected by the BBWAA as the American League Most Valuable Player. A writer puts the light-hitting Twins infielder Cesar Tovar (.267, 6, 47) on the top of his ballot, preventing the 28-year-old Red Sox outfielder of being the unanimous choice for the award.
Red Sox reward Cora, extend deal through ’21: undefined
October 27, 2007
In the first World Series game ever played in Colorado, Daisuke Matsuzaka becomes the first Japanese starting pitcher in Series history, allowing two runs on three hits in 5.1 innings, to get the win against the Rockies in the 10-5 Red Sox Game 3 victory.
October 25, 1986
One strike from defeat, the Mets tie the game on a wild pitch and then, thanks to Bill Buckner’s error, win Game 6, tying the Series at three games each. This event was selected as one of baseball’s 30 most memorable moments.
October 21, 1975
In the bottom of the 12th inning of Game Six at Fenway Park, Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk hits one of the most dramatic home runs in major league history, forcing a seventh game with the Reds. In 2002 this event, seen by a record 75.9 million viewers, will be chosen as one of baseball’s most memorable moments.