Everyone loves a good comeback story – like Rocky Balboa coming out of retirement
and willing his way to victory through sheer grit and determination. Or like Super Bowl
champion Kurt Warner, the undrafted quarterback who was bagging groceries for $6 per
hour when the NFL called. And, of course, chief of all great comeback stories: the 2004
Red Sox, who rallied from three games down against the Yankees to win eight straight
and claim their first World Series title in nearly a century.
By Joe Herring