Red Sox
Perhaps the most fun running subplot of the Red Sox charge through the playoffs became the dancing antics of All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon delighted fans after the Sox clinched a playoff berth in the regular season by doing an Irish jig -- in spandex -- on the field after the win. The closer, who pitched flawlessly in the post-season, promised fans he would dance if the team won it all. And he didn't disappoint.
King of the mound, lord of the dance
Perhaps the most fun running subplot of the Red Sox charge through the playoffs became the dancing antics of All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Papelbon delighted fans after the Sox clinched a playoff berth in the regular season by doing an Irish jig -- in spandex -- on the field after the win.

The closer, who pitched flawlessly in the post-season, promised fans he would dance if the team won it all. And he didn't disappoint.
(Steve Silva / Boston.com photo)