WS awards: Best & best from Game 2

Game 2 was a doozy that saw the Cardinals win
4-2 to even the Series with the Red Sox, but
here are the game’s real heroes.

Best use of entire face to show your team
This young Red Sox fan went all-out in support
of his team. David Puddy would be proud. Unfortunately, it wasn’t
enough to secure a Boston win or a ride home from any of his

Best celebrity/athlete juxtaposition: Andy Garcia
and David Ross are enjoying each other’s company. Ross just
finished telling the best joke, living up to his reputation as “the
funniest guy on the team.”

Best Jonny Gomes stick puppet: Complete with
movable arms, enormous biceps, sunglasses, ski goggles and an army
helmet, this decorated piece of cardboard made the Mike Napoli one
next to it look like a kindergarten art project.

Best use of legs by a second baseman about to field a
ground ball:
Dustin Pedroia defies gravity as he bounces
on the famous invisible trampoline hidden under the Fenway Park

Best … camera work: This camera man has an
intensity that won’t quit.

Best positioning by a pitcher backing up an errant throw to
home who then hurls ball into stands:
Craig Breslow uses
his perfect positioning behind home plate to wing the ball to into
a delirious Boston crowd.

Best fans in baseball: Error.

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