A character from day one, you never knew what to expect when it came to Jonny Gomes. The beard pulling, helmet punting, american-flag-shorts wearing Gomes didn’t take long to work his way into the hearts of Boston fans. Rallying around the cry of ‘Boston Strong,’ he was behind some of the most heartfelt moments following the Boston Marathon bombings. Something the Boston fans will appreciate forever.
July 11, 1914
Making his major league debut, Red Sox hurler Babe Ruth beats the Indians, 4-3. Duffy Lewis, a pinch hitter for the rookie southpaw, singles in the seventh, giving Boston and Ruth the victory.