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Last Updated: Thursday, 28 October, 2004, 11:13 GMT 12:13 UK
Boston celebrates success
The Prudential Building in downtown Boston displays a supportive message thanks to some clever lighting
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The whole of Boston celebrates after the Red Sox win the World Series for the first time since 1918
A fan predicts the end of Boston's famous curse that has seen them fail to win the World Series since 1918
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After winning the first three games of the World Series, some Sox fans are in confident mood going into game four
Johnny Damon celebrates with team-mates after completing his home run
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Boston get the perfect start when Johnny Damon hits a home run in the first inning
Boston's players celebrate after Keith Foulke claims the final out
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Some superb pitching from Derek Lowe and then Keith Foulke protects Boston's slender lead as victory is sewn up
Opening pitcher Derek Lowe with the championship trophy
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Lowe lifts the championship trophy after pitching seven shutout innings where he gives up just three hits
David Ortiz gets soaked with champagne by a team-mate
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David Ortiz gets a soaking as the celebrations get seriously underway in the Red Sox locker room
Travelling Boston fans begin their celebrations in St Louis
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The Boston fans who make the 1200 mile journey to St Louis begin to party in the stands as the celebrations begin
The long suffering Red Sox fans finally taste the glory of a World Series win
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With the initial euphoria over, some of the more sober fans display their relief at finally ending the curse of 1918
Riot police prepare to deal with over exuberant fans in Boston
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Back in Boston, the local police take no chances and post riot officers around Fenway Park as fans flock to the area
Red Sox fans enjoy their moment of triumph
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With 86 years of hurt now well and truly over, the Red Sox fans fill the city's bars to begin a long night of partying
Boston fans party long into the night as the thought of victory sinks in
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One of the biggest nights in Boston's sporting history ensures plenty of sore heads as supporters party long into the night



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