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Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Best Of Beantown Sports

Classic Boston
On Saturday from noon - 9 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic will celebrate Boston sports. In addition to the schedule below, Classic Boston will look back at BC's hoops win over UNC in the '94 Tournament, and their football win over ND in '93. We'll also present great moments like Flutie's "Hail Mary," Orr's Cup-wining goal, Fisk's dramatic Series homer and Larry Bird Night at the Garden. Not enough? Well, we'll also look at BU and BC hockey and a Pedro/Roger pitching duel.

Boston's Fenway Park has been the home of the Red Sox since 1912.

Saturday's Classic Boston Schedule
All times Eastern
noon - SportsCentury: Ted Williams
1 p.m. - 1985 NCAA hoops: Boston College vs. Villanova
3 p.m. - 1996 Patriots Yearbook
3:30 p.m. - Super Bowl XXXVI Highlights: Patriots vs. Rams
4 p.m. - 1999 ALDS, Game 5: Red Sox vs. Indians
6 p.m. - 1976 NBA Finals, Game 5: Celtics vs. Suns
7 p.m. - 1994 Eastern Conf. Quarters, Game 7: Bruins vs. Canadiens

Classic Players/Moments
Classic Boston Moments
ESPN Classic looks back at some of the greatest moments in Boston's sports history.

Russell was proud, fierce warrior
Bill Russell was a champion from his rookie season until his last game in his last championship series.

Fisk left enduring image
Carlton Fisk's dramatic 12th inning homer in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series won a game for the ages.

Plain and simple, Bird one of the best
Larry Bird was one of those rare athletes who made everybody around him better.

In Boston, they pronounce it how?
Classic sportswriter Jim Murray's attempt to bridge the social and communication barrier between Boston and everybody west of Concord.

Williams made Fenway memories
Ted Williams was the last major leaguer to hit .400.

Orr changed role of defensemen
Bobby Orr was the first NHL player to win three consecutive MVP awards.

Auerbach coached team play
Red Auerbach coached the Celtics to eight consecutive NBA championships.

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