Bostons 100 Greatest Games: Third Edition - Includes Super Bowl 51 by Rob Sneddon
This provocative book ranks Boston’s 100 greatest games of all time, across all sports. The bloody sock. A Harvard tie. Fisk’s pole dance. Orr’s swan dive. Havlicek’s steal. Butler’s pick. You’ll relive all the landmark events you remember plus many you forgot—and discover some you never knew about. It all leads up to the game that changed everything about Boston sports.
Best Moments in the History of Boston Sports
They say the first time for anything great is always the sweetest, and I think that applies to our football dynasty. As a lifelong Red Sox fan, nothing will ever top , no explanation necessary. But comes close, an unexpected thrill made more meaningful by the Marathon atrocity. And how about the Celtics, written off as over the hill before they swept to another title, clinching it in LA beneath all those pitiful balloons. Not only were they amazing and exciting games to watch, but what they have in common is a connection with the particular player and their amazing careers. There are few public figures that I have admired more than Bobby Orr and he deserved to win that Stanley Cup. I believe he actually sacrificed his knees to the game, by the amazing ability and determination he exhibited every time he stepped on the ice.
The top sports moments to happen within the city itself, including neutral-site matchups such as college bowl games, super bowls, NCAA.
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Top Five Boston Sports Moments
Here are my top ten:. Montreal in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in Twenty-five games were played, one hundred and thirty-four goals were scored, and six overtime periods were necessary. Of those six overtime periods, none would prove more memorable than game seven against Montreal in the first round of the playoffs. Heading to Montreal for game three following two losses in Boston, the Bruins needed to rebound quickly.
Now that the Boston Red Sox have survived a trip to St. Starter Jon Lester has pitched over 15 innings across two starts, with only one run allowed while striking out a batter an inning. Closer Koji Uehara has been un-hittable and executed a walk-off pick-off to even the series in game 4. There have been some terrific, odd memories made in the World Series, but where will they stack against other great moments in Boston sports history? In the Stanley Cup Finals, Bobby Orr scored an exciting goal that caused him to dive with excitement and allowed the Boston Bruins to win Game 4 in overtime over the St. Louis Blues. This currently stands as the most famous moment in Boston — St.