Big Papi put the ball in the right-field seats for a three-run homer and the comeback was on.
But this time he found the second ball that came to him and hit it safely into right-field, and Regan took second.
Of the three fielding positions, right-field is by far the most important.
The hit was one of his famous drives close to the right-field foul-line.
Ken saw Reddy Ray go to bat and drive the ball against the right-field fence.
Patten went out to right-field, stifled his disappointment and "played ball."
"If Patten goes back to first you may get his place at right-field," suggested the youngest boy.
The next fellow up, however, sent out a long fly to right-field which Blair unaccountably muffed.
The left-fielder is expected to back up the second and third bases on a throw from first base or right-field.
He stepped straight, swung with an even, powerful swing, and he hit the first ball clear over the right-field bleachers.