Boston cop in Red Sox celebration photo humbled by attention

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 10:15 AM

BOSTON -- A Boston police officer says he's humbled by the attention he's received since photographs of him raising his arms in jubilation after the Boston Red Sox hit a grand slam against the Detroit Tigers appeared in newspapers and on the Internet.

 

The photos show Steve Horgan's arms raised in the same frame as the upturned legs of Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter as he tumbles into the Fenway Park bullpen, where Horgan was working a security detail.

David Ortiz's grand slam tied Sunday's game 5-5, and the Red Sox went on to a 6-5 victory.

Horgan says the attention has included reporters waiting outside his home and his cellphone ringing constantly.

Horgan says he lifts his arms every time the Red Sox hit a homer, he's just never been captured in a photo.

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