Its the stuff every young baseball player dreams of - down by a run in the bottom of the 7th inning with the bases loaded in game 6 of the American League Championship Series. With a chance to become a legend, Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino tried to focus at the plate. "I was just trying to tie the game," Victorino told ESPN. "I wasn't thinking grand slam, hit it out of the park, any of that. I was just trying to put the ball in play, to give us another chance."
Instead, he launched an 0-2 pitch from right-handed pitcher Jose Veras over the Green Monster in left field for a grand slam, giving the Sox a 5-2 lead over the Detroit Tigers. The lead would hold up sending Boston to the World Series against the St. Louis CardinalsRead More