A Comeback To Remember
On July 18th 1978, Red Sox Fans Were Gloating With Loud Cheers
On September 10th 1978, The Cheers Turned To Depressing Tears.
The Comeback Started When We Were Told Billy
Was Fired But Someday Would Return
Bob Lemon Would Remain Yankee Manager Until 1980
The July Old Timers' Day Crowd Would Soon Learn
The Yankees Came Back And A September Series In Boston Gave The Sox A Scare
The Result Now Is Known As The Boston Massacre
Mickey Told Us All
What Had To Be Done
After The Yankees swept the Sox, Boston Manager Zimmer Proclaimed,
This Is No Fun!
It All Came Down To A Playoff Game, To Fenway We Were Sent
The Yankees Won It All On A Homer By Bucky Dent
Click On Bucky To Hear Frank Messer's Call Of Dent's Historic Homer
29 Years Later, Sox Fans Still Talk About It With Tears
For When They Look At The Final Standings They Still Have Blank Stares
The Yankees Won The East And Played On Into Late Fall
The Yankees Wrapped It Up In Los Angeles
As Once Again, They Won It All!
Never Give Up, Never Give Up....
Click Here To Hear Dent's Homerun Call
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