After Boston won just 69 games in 2012, Farrell led the team to 97 regular season wins and a dramatic postseason run that ended with the Red Sox clinching their first title at Fenway in 95 years.
The magnitude of the accomplishment finally set in for Farrell last Saturday when the team paraded the World Series trophy through the streets of Boston with masses of fans gather to celebrate.
“That’s a clear example of how many people shared in this. For miles, the depth and the volume of the crowd never let up. Two things really stood out for me that day, the interaction between the players and the crowd… and that picture of the finish line,” Farrell said of Jonny Gomes’ parade day tribute to the Marathon bombing victims "
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