The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night 4-2 to win the 2013 World Series. This is the third time they have won in the last decade, but they have not won at home in 95 years, making it a particularly celebratory night for Red Sox fans.
Fans flooded the streets to celebrate and, in some cases, riot after the Red Sox victory. Take a look at images from the celebration.
Fans celebrated while wearing the trademark fake Red Sox beards.
The Prudential Tower carried a message for the team last night.
Fans celebrated at the site of the Boston Marathon finish line.
Fans took a dip in the fountain outside the Christian Science Monitor.
Police push back crowds in the Back Bay.
Boston police prepared for any postgame celebration, adding extra undercover officers to spot suspicious behavior.
A car is overturned on Boylston Street.
Police and bomb-sniffing dogs swept through Fenway as hundredsof fans gathered outside the ballpark.
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