→ Boston Red Sox one win from Fenway fireworks

Jayson Stark explains the historical impact of a World Series win at Fenway:

Here, though, is what hasn’t happened before — at least not in the lifetimes of these men in uniform. Or the lifetimes of their parents. Or, very possibly, the lifetimes of their grandparents:

This time, these Red Sox are one win away from winning the World Series at Fenway Park. And that, friends, is a feat for the history professors in our midst, much more so than for the tailgaters and talk-show callers and sports nuts in our midst.

I am so excited, and so nervous, for Wednesday night. I have no idea what to think. I want the game to start now.