Treasures from 2018 World Series Headed Home to Cooperstown
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – With four World Series titles in the last 15 seasons, the Boston Red Sox know the way to Cooperstown.
And artifacts from their latest triumph are already headed to the home of baseball.
The Red Sox clinched their ninth World Series title in franchise history with their 5-1 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the Fall Classic on Sunday. The Red Sox generously donated several artifacts telling the story of that victory to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and those pieces will soon take a permanent place in the Museum in Cooperstown.
Artifacts donated by the Red Sox following Game 5 on Sunday night in Los Angeles include:
Bat used by World Series MVP Steve Pearce in Game 4
A jersey worn by David Price in Game 5 of the World Series
Game-worn glasses used by Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly during the Postseason
Cap and spikes worn by Red Sox pitcher Nathan Eovaldi throughout the World Series
Ball/strike indicator used by home plate umpire Ted Barrett during Game 3, which was the longest game in World Series history
Hoodie worn by Red Sox manager Alex Cora
Bat used by Eduardo Núñez in Game 1 of the World Series
Helmet worn by Brock Holt throughout the Postseason, including in his Oct. 8 cycle against the Yankees