Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez’s walk-off in Game 2 of the 2007 ALDS
If you were to ask any Red Sox fan what they remember about 2007, there’s a good chance that they will say Manny’s walk-off in game two of the ALDS. Him watching that home run with his hands held in the air while the Fenway faithful replicates never fails to leave me speechless.
Often times, the 2007 team is forgotten because the other three teams had such massive impacts: 2004 broke the curse, 2013 helped heal Boston, 2018 was the greatest Red Sox team of all time.
Mike Lowell had the best season of his career while finishing fifth in MVP voting and winning the World Series MVP. David Ortiz was in his prime and finished the season fourth in MVP voting. Manny had a great season earning him an All Star game appearance. Also, this was the beginning of the Laser Show; Dustin Pedroia racked up Rookie of the Year honors.
This team was loaded with talent and trampled everyone en route to the World Series losing only three games; all in the ALCS. Some may argue that the 3-4 combo of Ramirez and Ortiz is one of the greatest ever.