Ellsbury gives Red Sox spark at top of order

Originally Published: October 27, 2007
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN.com

DENVER -- He was back in his familiar place, batting leadoff much the way he did all throughout college and in the minor leagues. But what came next was unexpected by the masses, perhaps, but not by those who play with him and those who know him.

The debut of Jacoby Ellsbury at the top of the Red Sox's batting order in Game 3 of the World Series was a move that went largely unheralded but one that certainly seemed to spark Boston and one with which he created his own coming-out party. ...

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