Boston Red Sox Win World Series: Donnie Wahlberg, Chris Evans, Other Celebs React
Boston Strong! The Boston Red Sox won the World Series 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The team beat the St. Louis Cardinals with a 6-1 victory, making them World Series champions for the third time in ten years. Their last World Series win at their home field was in 1918. The win was especially poignant following the tragic April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Celebrity Boston natives, Red Sox fans and good sports alike took to Twitter Wednesday to share their congratulations. Some diehard fans were at the game to witness the win including Chris Evans, Mike O'Malley and Dane Cook. Others watched the game from home like hometown hero Donnie Wahlberg, who shared himself cheering in a Vine video. And many stars cracked jokes about how Red Sox player's can finally shave their long playoff beards.
Check out Us Weekly's round up of celebrity reactions to the Boston Red Sox's win below:
Chris Evans: "CHAMPS!!!!!!! AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!! The last 12 years have been an embarrassment of riches as a Boston sports fan. Thank you, Boston."
Dane Cook: "Congrats Boston Red Sox!! Amazing time here on a historic night at Fenway! I was there in 2004, 2007 and now 2013. #WorldSeriesChamps. Boston's such a special city. After all the insanity it went through it has repaired itself and thrived. Such a special win. #BostonStrong."
Donnie Wahlberg: "In the worst of times, we made the best of times! Words true as ever! So proud of our city, our team & our resilient people! #BostonStrong! Being a Boston fan means riding the waves. The highs make the lows and the stress all worth it. We go up & down, but like family, we remain!"
Elizabeth Banks: "Congrats BOSTON!! #RedSox #BostonStrong #beardsbegone."
Steve Martin: "If Boston wins, they can get back to their regular jobs of driving carriages for the Amish."
John Cusack: "Congrats boston!!"
Josh Groban: "Thanks Jersey for a wicked good time tonight and congrats to the good people of Boston tonight."
Peter Sagal: "Speaking for all fellow #RedSox fans everywhere: and you thought we were unbearable before this. . ."
Jimmy Fallon: "Congratulations Boston!"
John Krasinski: "Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! #RedSoxNation #WorldSeries #BostonStrong !!!!!"
Debra Messing: "YAY RED SOX!!!"
Meredith Vieira: "Boston Strong!"
Bryan Greenberg: "Congrats Boston. I'm ok with my @Cardinals getting to the World Series 4 times in 10 years. Heads high @jonjayU @dfeese23 @DanielDescalso."
Matt Lauer: "Even this lifetime Yankee fan is feeling good for the Red Sox and the city if Boston! Congratulations!"
Lil Wayne: "RED SOX NAAAAATION!!!!!!! Boston Strong. MVP! MVP!"
Mike O'Malley: "Not a bad night. @RedSox 2:12 in Boston. Turned 47 at 12:01 #worldserieschamps."