97-Year Old Fan Awaits World Series Clincher In Fenway

Source: Ted Berg and Erik Brady, USA Today Sports

Fenway Park1Fenway Park has borne witness to more baseball history than any other major league ballpark still in use, but the 101-year-old bandbox has not seen a World Series-clinching win by the home team since 1918.

Wednesday night, the last vestige of the twice-broken Curse of the Bambino will be vaporized forever if the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6, and the city is primed to explode with frickin’ wicked tribal joy.

Helen McGonagle, 97, who was 2 when the Sox last clinched a World Series title at home, will watch from the John Adams Healthcare Clinic in Quincy, Mass.

How long has Fenway waited to see the hometown team crowned? Babe Ruth was a Red Sox pitcher when McGonagle was born.