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The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions!
The bearded bunch bested the St. Louis Cardinals, taking the best-of-seven series in six games on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Fenway Park. This is Boston's third title in ten years; they won in 2004 (after an 86-year drought but who is counting) and 2007.
Celebrity fans, as well as lovers of the game of baseball, flocked to Twitter to express their excitement after the team's big accomplishment. Here is a sampling of some of the enthusiastic messages:
Jimmy Fallon: Congratulations Boston!
John Krasinski: Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!
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Chris Evans: CHAMPS!!!!!!! AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!! The last 12 years have been an embarrassment of riches as a Boston sports fan. Thank you, Boston.
Donnie Wahlberg: In the worst of times, we made the best of times! Words true as ever! So proud of our city, our team & our resilient people! !
Maria Menounos: Congrats to the Red Sox...congrats to boston..we needed this! So happy!!!
Nick Lachey: What an era to be a Boston sports fan in!! Congrats to the @ and all of Boston. indeed!!
Lil Wayne: RED SOX NAAAAATION!!!!!!! Boston Strong. MVP! MVP!
NEWS: Demi Lovato once sang at the World Series too!
Rachael Ray: From the terror of Marathon Day to the triumph of , love to all in Boston. May the USA always be Boston Strong.
Donald Trump: Congratulations to Boston on the @RedSox World Series victory. Earned and deserved.
Matt Lauer: Even this lifetime Yankee fan is feeling good for the Red Sox and the city of Boston! Congratulations!
Bryan Greenberg: Congrats Boston. I'm ok with my @Cardinals getting to the World Series 4 times in 10 years. Heads high
And some Red Sox players shared their feelings as well:
Pitcher Jon Lester: Hard to put everything I'm feeling into 140 characters. First and foremost, to all the Marathon victims, this ones for you!
Second baseman Dustin Pedroia: We did it !!!!!
Outfielder Shane Victorino: As the great @bobmarley would say... "Don't worry about a thing, 'Cause every little thing gonna be all right!"
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