a 2,200-word excerpt from Don't Let Us Win Tonight: An Oral History of the 2004 Boston Red Sox's Impossible Playoff Run at the book's website.
It's Sunday night, October 17, 2004. The Yankees have won the first three games of the American League Championship Series and they lead 4-3 in Game 4 at Fenway Park. It's the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Red Sox are three outs away from a long, cold winter. Kevin Millar is set to lead off against Yankees closer Mariano Rivera.
Don't Let Us Win Tonight can be pre-ordered at Amazon (or other places). The book should be available around Opening Day.