It Was the Best of Times ...

It Was the Best of Times ...

Red Sox's catcher Jason Varitek jumps into the arms of pitcher Keith Foulke after beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 to win the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, in St. Louis. Celebrating in the background is teammate Bill Mueller.

(10.27.04 World Series Celebration -- AP Photo)

" 'I don’t want to forget -- or have anybody else forget -- what he accomplished here,' Red Sox manager Terry Francona said late yesterday. 'It was phenomenal what he did here in 2004. I mean phenomenal. We don’t win anything without him.' " -- 11.11.06, Tony Massarotti, Boston Herald

It Was the Worst of Times ...

Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Fenway Park - Releiver Keith Foulke came back out of the dugout briefly to have a few words with some unruly fans after he was taken out of the game in the 8th inning after giving up a solo HR to Tampa's Carl Crawford and failing to record an out in relief.

(5.26.06 Foulke Gets Into It with Fans -- Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

That's All Foulke: Not a Happy Ending
Cantankerous Keith Gets Closure in Boston

Herald: Foulke Has It His Way

"Now Foulke is gone and here is the truly amazing thing: No one is shedding a tear. Not Foulke, not Epstein, not anyone who has watched the Red Sox over the past two seasons. That might all be considered sad were it not for the simple fact that Foulke brought so much of this upon himself." -- 11.11.06, Tony Massarotti, Boston Herald

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