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In this Oct. 13, 2013 photo, fans and Boston Police officer Steve Horgan celebrate as Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter falls over the right field fence into the bullpen trying to catch a grand slam hit by Boston Red Sox' David Ortiz during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series, in Boston. With one swing, Ortiz tied the game and helped the Red Sox send the AL championship series to Detroit tied one game apiece. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Stan Grosfeld)  BOSTON HERALD OUT, QUINCY OUT; NO SALES INTERNET OUT ARCHIVE OUT
Photo by: Stan Grosfeld
In this Oct. 13, 2013 photo, fans and Boston Police officer Steve Horgan celebrate as Detroit Tigers' Torii Hunter falls over the right field fence into the bullpen trying to catch a grand slam hit by Boston Red Sox' David Ortiz during Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series, in Boston. With one swing, Ortiz tied the game and helped the Red Sox send the AL championship series to Detroit tied one game apiece. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Stan Grosfeld) BOSTON HERALD OUT, QUINCY OUT; NO SALES INTERNET OUT ARCHIVE OUT

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