Because sometimes Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band manage to set up shop in center field and play a couple of three-and-a-half-hour shows. And for a brief moment, any Red Sox fan lucky enough to attend one of the shows is reminded that things maybe aren’t all that bad.
Somehow a diamond empty of any players has become one of the more welcome sights after all that has transpired during 2012.
A tribute to Johnny Pesky during ‘My City of Ruins.’
Light rain falls during an emotional coda to ‘Backstreets.’
The lights are on for the finale and not one person asked for the score of the Red Sox – Orioles game. A perfect night.