dan shaughnessy A World Series win that no one predicted ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff Red Sox closer Koji Uehara celebrated with teammates after Game 6 of the World Series. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz jumped up into a pile of teammates. Jim Wilson/Globe Staff Red Sox catcher David Ross, lower left, lifted pitcher Koji Uehara. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Boston’s Jonny Gomes waved a flag. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz held the championship trophy. Jim Davis/Globe Staff David Ortiz hoisted a giant bottle of champagne in the clubhouse. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Fans cheered when news of the win arrived at Kenmore Square. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Koji Uehara got a lift from David Ross after throwing the final strike. Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe Julia Hill, 28, of Providence, R.I., threw her hands up as the Sox won. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Fans celebrated by jumping on a moving cab on Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street in Boston. Jim Davis/Globe Staff John Lackey tipped his hat after being pulled from the game in the seventh inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Cardinals starter Michael Wacha got pulled out of the game in fourth inning. Bill Greene/globe staff Jacoby Ellsbury was caught in a rundown between the first and second bases in the fifth inning. He made it back to first safely. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Stephen Drew was congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run. Bill Greene/globe staff Jonny Gomes slid home in the third inning with a run. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Shane Victorino celebrated at first base after hitting an RBI single in the fourth inning, Bill Greene/globe staff Back in the third inning, Victorino blasted a three-run double. Jim Davis/Globe Staff John Lackey reacted after getting an out in the second inning. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff David Ortiz threw his bat after being intentionally walked in the third inning. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Stephen Drew tagged out Matt Carpenter at second base, then threw to Mike Napoli for a double play in the third inning. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff Dustin Pedroia broke a bat in the third inning. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff St. Louis' Matt Carpenter hit a single in the third. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Jonny Gomes caught a liner from the Cardinals’ Matt Adams in the second inning. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Dustin Pedroia reacted after grounding out in the first inning. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Mike Napoli retired the Cardinals’ Matt Holliday at first base in the first inning. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff Red Sox greats Carlton Fisk, left (sporting a fake beard), and Luis Tiant threw the ceremonial first pitches. Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe A fan held a "Believe Again" sign during the fourth inning.