As sports comebacks go, this one was pretty epic.
Down 5-1 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Boston OF David Ortiz
jumped on the first pitch from Tigers P Joaquin Benoit
, a pitch he put over the short right-field bullpen fence in Fenway Park.OF Torii Hunter
leaped, and the baseball appeared to bounce off his glove, but he went head-over-heels into the dugout without the ball in hand, and Big Papi had tied the game at "five".
Like so many Lehigh football games this season, Boston came from behind, thanks to heady baserunning by OF Johnny Gomes
, and ultimately won Game 2 of the ALCS 6-5.
It seemed apropos that this game would have that score, and be won in this way, because it seems like that game could also be a microcosm of this Lehigh football regular season, too.
Everywhere you look at this season thus far, things are coming up "fives" for Lehigh.Read more »