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Game 48: May 28, 2005
Red Sox (26-22), 17
Yankees (27-22), 1
W: Matt Clement (6-0)
L: Carl Pavano (4-3)

The Boston Red Sox hit parade countdown:

  1. 1st inning: Johnny Damon fly ball double: “Hit Me Like You Did the First Time,” The Flaming Lips
  2. Manny Ramirez ground ball single: “Hit 'Em Wit' Da Hee,” Missy Elliott
  3. 2nd inning: Jason Varitek ground ball single: “Closer to Home (I’m Your Captain),” Grand Funk Railroad
  4. John Olerud line drive single: “King of Birds,” R.E.M.
  5. Damon line drive single: “Crush,” Jimmy Eat World
  6. Edgar Renteria ground ball single: “Greatest Hits,” Sublime
  7. 3rd inning: Ramirez line drive single: “Somebody’s Got to Do It,” The Roots
  8. Varitek ground ball single: “Never Will I Break,” 3 Doors Down
  9. 4th inning: Renteria soft line drive single: “Never Be Beat,” Tupac Shakur
  10. Ramirez line drive single: “Bang Out,” Snoop Dogg
  11. Trot Nixon soft line drive single: “When Tomorrow Hits,” Mudhoney
  12. 5th inning: Bill Mueller line drive single: “Hit,” The Sugarcubes
  13. Mark Bellhorn line drive single: “Heavy Things,” Phish
  14. Damon line drive single: “Can I Get a Flicc Witchu,” Snoop Dogg with Bootsy Collins
  15. Renteria grand slam: “Boom! Boom!” John Lee Hooker
  16. Ramirez fly ball single: “Nappy Heads,” Fugees
  17. Nixon home run: “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” Pat Benatar
  18. 6th inning: Mueller line drive single: “A Kissed Out Red Floatboat,” Cocteau Twins
  19. 7th inning: David Ortiz line drive single: “Boom!” The Roots
  20. Jay Payton home run: “Payday,” Elvis Costello
  21. Olerud ground ball single: “Old Ways,” Neil Young
  22. 8th inning: Damon soft line drive single: “Fall at Your Feet,” Crowded House
  23. Ramon Vazquez soft line drive single: “One Hit Wonderful,” Reel Big Fish
  24. Ortiz ground ball single: “Hold It Now, Hit It!” Beastie Boys
  25. Nixon fly ball single: “I Could Turn You Inside Out,” R.E.M.
  26. Olerud ground ball single: “Arpeggi,” Radiohead
  27. 9th inning: Bellhorn line drive single: “#1 Hit Song,” Minutemen

Today, should you choose to wear eye black, wear it like Nixon did.

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