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Cover shots

The WSJ online has a collection of front page photos from Boston and NY papers on the Red Sox' famous victory over the Yankees last night. Prominent are boyish celebrations among the Sox, and anguished portraits of beaten Yanks. The pick of the litter goes to The Boston Herald. The Herald's is the only cover with an action photo: a sweet shot of the ball jumping off the bat of Johnny Damon.

I respect the Yankee players, but not their fans' lording over the Red Sox these past few years, nor the organist prompting the crowd into the "Who's Your Daddy" chant. If the chant is home grown, that's one thing (as in English football). But that was a low blow from what should be a classy organization.