New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-2
Johnny Pesky covered his face with his hands, not quite hiding his moist eyes.
He stood behind home plate at Fenway Park, looking out to right field through the raindrops, just beyond and to the left of the foul pole named after him.
Pesky watched Carlton Fisk rip away a green curtain hanging over the façade of the upper deck, revealing Pesky's No. 6 between Joe Cronin's No. 4 and Carl Yastrzemski's No. 8. Pesky wore the home white No. 6 uniform as he watched, the last ...
BOSTON - The monkey is finally off the Moose's back.
After 18 years of being "Mr. Almost," Mike Mussina recorded the first 20-win season of his career with the Yankees' 6-2 decision over the Red Sox Sunday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Fenway Park. The Yankees dropped the nightcap, 4-3, in 10 innings to finish the season 89-73.
Mussina also may have pitched the final game of his career, hinting that he might hang up his spikes to go home to his wif...