Saturday, January 20, 2007

Most Dramatic Boston Finishes

The next five blog entries are all about dramatic Boston Marathon finishes.

These five thrillers made the list of the top 50 most dramatic Boston sports finishes in The Globe's new book Not Till the Fat Lady Sings.

Pick up a copy, relive some fantastic finishes, and see if some of your favorite "endings" made the list.
Here's the first of five Boston Marathon finishes that made the list...

1982 Boston Marathon
April 19, 1982

The Duel in the Sun - After running neck and neck for 26 miles, Alberto Salazar pulled ahead of Dick Beardsley in the final 150 yards to win by just 2 seconds!