Ell on Wheels
Jacoby Ellsbury #46 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after stealing home against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park April 26, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jacoby Ellsbury recorded the first steal of home by a Red Sox player in 10 years.
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Full Speed Ahead, Sox Sweep Yanks
Jacoby Steals Home

It Was the Prettiest Steal of Home with the Ugliest Slide You'll Ever See
Box: Red Hot Red Sox 4, Yankees 1 | Sox Speed to Series Sweep

"The biggest thing is getting the courage to go, I guess. In that situation, bases loaded, you've got to make it. I was pretty confident that I could get in there." -- Jacoby Ellsbury after Sunday night's 4-1 win that gave the Red Sox their 10th straight victory and a three-game sweep of New York

Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury steals home under the tag of New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada during the fifth inning
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