First-base coach Tom Goodwin yelled for a full 6 seconds after Eduardo Nunez's homer in World Series Game 1
The Red Sox and Dodgers were battling tooth-and-nail in Game 1 of the World Series until the bottom of the seventh inning. That was when
With one swing of the bat, it became a whole new ballgame. The Red Sox surged to an 8-4 lead and shortly thereafter, they secured a victory in the World Series opener.
Sure, Nunez's teammates
... but check out the mic'd-up reaction from Red Sox first-base coach Tom Goodwin:
We timed it: Goodwin held his yell for a full six seconds. Now that's enthusiasm.
Remember that this is coming from a man who spent 14 seasons in the Majors and played alongside the likes of Mike Piazza, Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa. Such feats of strength aren't new to Goodwin, and he still had that reaction.
Of course, the sellout crowd at Fenway Park was right there with Goodwin in its exuberance:
"I think that was the best feeling for a player, to see all the fans," said Nunez after the game. "They paid tickets to watch us play and to be crazy. In that situation, I think that's a great feeling for us."
Bask in the glow of the crowd, Nunie. It doesn't get much better than that.