1978 

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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