Boston Red Sox parade - live blog - November 2013

Boston Red Sox parade - live blog - November 2013

Big Papi took a turn driving one of the duck boats earlier today. Photo by Jessica Rinaldi
by Adrienne Lavidor-Berman on Nov 2, 2013 at 1:23 PM

Horns blared, confetti flew through the air, and hundreds of thousands of jubilant and grateful Red Sox fans screamed and waved along the route today as the team’s World Series parade rolled through the streets.  >> Story  (Globe staff)
Follow the stream below for live coverage of the parade from and Globe staff.

    • Ron Agrella, Editor 11/1/2013 8:15:14 PM will have live video of tomorrow's #RollingRally via @NESN
    • Matt Pepin, Sports Editor 11/2/2013 10:13:36 AM

      Details on today's parade:

      Start time: 10 a.m.

      Start on Boylston Street at Ipswich Street

      Left on Tremont

      Left on Cambridge Street

      Right on Blossom Street

      Finish in the Charles River

      Getting there:
      Fans strongly encouraged to use

      public transportation. Parking restrictions will be in place and vehicle
      traffic will be banned from 9 a.
      m. until about 1 p.m. along the route.


      No public drinking allowed
      Backpacks subject to random search

    • Manager of Marathon Sports, where one of the bombs went off, cries as song is sung. #rollingrally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 2:55:33 PM
      Very special moment. Great tribute by the #RedSox to the Marathon bombing victims. #rollingrally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 2:56:05 PM
      And now, symbolically, it's time to move on. The duck boat parade continues. #redsox #rollingrally
    • Boston style: blue blazer, khaki shorts, plaid shirt, Sox cap and cigar.
    • Crowds building up on Cambridge Street #rollingrally
    • Street vendors still selling their pennants, beards and horns
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 2:57:05 PM
      #RedSox manager John Farrell a very popular figure with the fans lining the parade route. #rollingrally
    • Carol 11/2/2013 2:57:05 PM
      Thank you, Live Bloggers, from those of us who wish we were there!!!!
    • Redux of this sign, which Papi borrowed from fans during the 2004 parade. #redsox #rollingrally

    • gerald 11/2/2013 2:58:47 PM
      Tons of people down here at the charles river awaiting the arrival of our beloved red sox
    • Barbara 11/2/2013 2:59:34 PM
      God Bless Boston!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:00:11 PM
      The first duck boats are well past Copley Square while others are still passing through. #redsox #rollingrally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:01:53 PM
      It won't be long before the first duck boats reach the Public Garden, cross Charles Street and roll past the Common to Tremont. #redsox #rollingrally
    • I am guessing lots of folks started the party early. Lots of talk about hangovers, restaurants serving "brunch" and the smell of liquor ...
    • J . Michael 11/2/2013 3:02:10 PM
      Great to be with so many happy people
    • Ken and Chris 11/2/2013 3:02:17 PM
      Love that dirty water !! Boston strong!
    • A red hooded Papi walks by the front of the crowd and everyone goes wild, yelling "Papi!"
    • Peter Guglietta 11/2/2013 3:04:49 PM
      Enjoying the rally in Chicago via live feed. Wish I could be in my hometown Boston right now.......Go Sox!!!! WS Champs!
    • Denise 11/2/2013 3:04:51 PM
      With Boston in spirit from NC! Boston Strong!
    • Now shouts of "Koji!" dominate as his boat rolls by on Boylston
    • Anush Elbakyan, Senior... 11/2/2013 3:05:06 PM

      Red Sox Parade: Will Middlebrooks
    • Lianne 11/2/2013 3:06:02 PM
      At 150 Tremont and the crowd antipication is building
    • Anush Elbakyan, Senior... 11/2/2013 3:06:13 PM

      Jonny Gomes said the Red Sox celebration is "beautiful" during the rolling rally.
    • Incredible scene at finish line. Tears and joy. Amazing. #bostonstrong #rollingrally
    • Ortiz boat passing by, but Ortiz walked ahead already #RollingRally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:07:54 PM
      The first duck boats are crossing Charles Street, soon to take a left onto Tremont. #redsox #rollingrally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:08:30 PM
      Big Papi, who walked part of the route, now is on the flatbed truck singing with the Dropkick Murphys. #redsox #rollingrally
    • Barry 11/2/2013 3:08:32 PM
      Watching with pride from Fla.
    • I will never, ever take this city for granted. That was special. #RollingRally
    • And just like that crowds on Boylston disperse for their favorite bar or the T. #redsoxparade #rollingrally
    • tab4524 11/2/2013 3:29:41 PM
      Happy Happy Happy. my daughter lives in Boston. Allison & Jeffery Butler Your Mom Loves You
    • Bubba dude 11/2/2013 3:29:48 PM
      Lead boats coming down Cambridge street onto blossom!
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:31:06 PM
      The first duck boats are moving through Government Center now heading for Cambridge Street. #redsox #rollingrally
    • HavenG 11/2/2013 3:31:21 PM
      Watching from California with my heart in Boston. Thank you, Red Sox!
    • carmenflores 11/2/2013 3:32:21 PM
      Boston: God bless. Thank you, Jesus and all the team. Go Red Sox. So glad I was here to see it happening, unbelievable. Big Papi: great games and the whole team and fans.
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:34:38 PM
      Shane Victorino - the guy who never saw a bases-loaded situation he didn't like - is holding the World Series trophy high above his head. #redsox #rollingrally
    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:38:07 PM
      Now the parade is taking a right onto Charles Street heading for Storrow Drive, the Esplanade, and the River Chuck. #redsox #rollingrally
    • From Jesus costume to Red Sox fan beard. #rollingrally

    • Teresa Hanafin 11/2/2013 3:45:28 PM
      .@WBZ reports that on Boylston Street, Big Papi hopped off his duck boat and jogged down the street across the Marathon finish line in tribute to the bombing victims. #redsox #rollingrally
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