Photos captured Horgan’s raised arms next to the upturned legs of Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, who tumbled over the short wall into the Fenway Park bullpen in an unsuccessful attempt to catch the ball.
The result: a flood of media attention and a new name for his joyous, hands-up gesture: “Horganing.”
“Mariano Rivera received a standing ovation from the fans at Fenway Park when he entered the game for the Yankees in the ninth inning Saturday. The last time he had such a rousing, appreciative ovation here was before the Red Sox’ home opener in 2005, and the circumstances were far different.
On that day, with the Red Sox raising their first championship banner in 86 years, Rivera was being mockingly cheered for failing to secure saves against Boston a week earlier at Yankee Stadium and in Game 4 of the 2004 American League Championship Series.”
And now, time for a heartwarming story.
The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox announced today that they will be joining up on Opening Day to honor the town of Newtown, Connecticut. The teams will dedicate their game on April 1 to the victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary.
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