Youkilis was a bystander when the Red Sox broke their World Series drought in 2004. But he was a central piece in the 2007 campaign. He finished the season with 83 RBI, a .288 average, and a Gold Glove. He hit .500 in the ALCS against the Indians.
Here he sprayed champagne into the baseball fans at Fenway Park as they celebrated clinching the American League East.