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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Fisk, Carbo and I Had to Go See About a Girl


40 years ago tonight Game 6 of the 1975 World Series took place. The Red Sox would win the game but not the series. They would have to wait 29 years and six more days for that to finally happen again. The game still lives on though. Carlton Fisk hit one of the most famous home-runs in baseball history while Bernie Carbo became an unlikely hero.

The game also inspired one of the great lines from one of the best scenes from a very good movie, "I had to go see about a girl"

Happy 40th to Pudge, Carbo and of course Sean Maguire who met his late wife on this night in 1975.

Here are some clips to celebrate:


Bernie Carbo's Three-Run Homer: Without it, Fisk never gets the chance to hit that famous homer.





Carlton Fisk Ends it in the 12th inning:



Sean Maguire just had to go see about a girl:




Will Hunting steals Sean's line :



For the complete video of Game 6 of the World Series, here you go:




If you can't get enough of that night, you can always buy the painting which is titled Classic Fenway Clout. You can buy it here on BaseballVintage.com