Thursday, October 31, 2013

Boston 617 Strong

The 2013 Boston Red Sox are World Champions of Baseball! Wait, what teams from other countries competed in the 2013 World Series? Still ...


The original 617 telephone area code number is apparently included in the phrase "Boston 617 Strong" to honor the entire Boston, MA region ... to memorialize the people and area targeted earlier this year by terrorists.

Boston Marathon Finish Line Crowded After World Series Win

(Excerpt) "People in Boston were forced to deal with an unthinkable tragedy in the city ...
After the [World Series] win, Red Sox fans gathered at the Boston Marathon finish line ...
It was a great moment and really showed us exactly how sports can help communities heal."

Source: Sports Illustrated, 10.31.2013


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