Breaking Down Boston’s Greatest Sports Moment Bracket


Breaking Down Boston's Greatest Sports Moment Bracket Each of the four major Boston teams are well represented in the field of 64 for Boston’s Greatest Sports Moment tournament.

Here’s the breakdown of the bracket.

By team

Red Sox (20): Carlton Fisk waves home run fair, Curt Schilling’s bloody sock performance in 2004 ALCS, Dave Henderson’s home run in 1986 ALDS, Dave Roberts’ steal in 2004 ALCS, David Ortiz’s Game 4 walk-off, Fenway Park’s grand opening in 1912, the “Impossible Dream” pennant, J.D. Drew’s grand slam in 2007 ALCS, Jason Varitek and Alex Rodriguez’s Fenway brawl, Jim Rice saves boy, Jonathan Papelbon closes ’07 World Series, Johnny Damon’s grand slam in Game 7 of 2004 ALCS, Jon Lester’s no-hitter, Manny Ramirez’s ALDS blast, Pedro Martinez’s relief in ’99 ALDS, Roger Clemens’ 20 strikeouts against Mariners, Red Sox’ 2004 World Series win, Ted Williams hits .406, Ted Williams’ final at-bat, Ted William’s appearance at the ’99 All-Star Game     

Celtics (17): Red Auerbach’s final victory cigar as Celtics coach, “Beat L.A.” chant is born, Bill Russell posts a 30-40 in 1962 Finals, Larry Bird and Dominique Wilkins duel in playoffs, Larry Bird puts on a show at 1986 3-point contest, Larry Bird’s retirement ceremony, Larry Bird steals pass from Isiah Thomas, C’s beat Suns in triple overtime of 1976 Finals, C’s come back from 21 points to beat Lakers in 2008 Finals, C’s outlast Lakers in Game 7 of 1984 Finals, C’s top 76ers in ’81 Eastern Conference finals, C’s win first title in 1957, Kevin Garnett roars after winning championship, Gerald Henderson steals pass in 1984 Finals, John Havlicek steals the ball, Paul Pierce and LeBron James duel in NBA playoffs, Bill Russell wins final title as player-coach in 1969 

Bruins (13): B’s win 2011 Stanley Cup, B’s Winter Classic win, “This building is vibrating,” Gerry Cheevers shuts out Rangers in ’72, Ray Bourque gives Phil Esposito No. 7, Nathan Horton scores game-winner vs. Tampa, Last Garden party, Mike Milbury attacks fans, Cam Neely scores 50 in 44, Bobby Orr’s goal, Bobby Orr’s No. 4 retired, Michael Ryder’s glove save, Tim Thomas’ stick save     

Patriots (10): Adam Vinatieri’s snow field goal, Bill Belichick leaves Jets for Patriots, Patriots introduced as a team, Patriots win Super Bowl XXXVI, “Snowplow Game,” Tedy Bruschi returns from stroke, Tom Brady’s touchdown record, “Tuck Rule Game,” Ty Law’s pick in Super Bowl XXXVI 

Other (4): Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary, “Harvard beats Yale,” Rocky Marciano goes 49-0, Micky Ward beats Arturo Gatti

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