LOS ANGELES (WPRI) — The Boston Red Sox received a hero’s welcome Monday night, returning home to a dedicated group of fans cheering them on.
The team returned to Fenway Park around 10 p.m., World Series trophy in hand, as ecstatic fans made efforts to catch a glimpse of the players with their new hardware.
Backed by strong pitching and a quartet of home runs, the Red Sox defeated the Dodgers in Game 5 Sunday night to bring home their fourth title in the past 14 years.
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As the team flew back to Boston on Monday, fans continued to stop buy to pick up merchandise and snap a photo of the new championship banner outside the historic stadium.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Monday that a duckboat parade to celebrate the victory will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.