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It's Fenway's True Opening Day
 It's Fenway's True Opening Day 
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It's Fenway's True Opening Day

Red Sox season doesn't really start until the first Yankees game, and vice versa

(Newser) - This century has seen a drastic reversal of the Red Sox and Yankees' fortunes, but the draw of the teams' storied rivalry is still as strong as ever. Although small-market fans across the country will express derision or disinterest at the meeting of the powerhouses, chances are they will still...

Red Sox Get Rings, Then Drop Tigers to 0-7

Matsuzaka shuts down Detroit bats over 6 2/3 innings

(Newser) - There was red-white-and-blue bunting hanging from the stands, a Green Monster-sized American flag on the left-field wall and an Air National Guard flyover punctuating "The Star-Spangled Banner." After opening with a three-country trip of nearly 16,000 miles, the Boston Red Sox returned to Fenway Park, received their...

Resident Hawk Claws Fenway Park Visitor

Ominously named Alexa Rodriguez mostly unharmed

(Newser) - A red-tailed hawk swooped down and attacked a 13-year-old girl at Fenway Park yesterday, the Boston Globe reports. Though the hawk scratched her scalp and drew blood, the girl is okay. “She’s fine, a little shaken,” said her teacher. But what really drew attention to the unfortunate...

History Links Fenway, Wrigley
History Links Fenway, Wrigley

History Links Fenway, Wrigley

Red Sox, Cubs look to the future while staying true to past

(Newser) - Boston’s Fenway Park, erected in 1912, and Chicago’s Wrigley Field, 1914, are baseball’s oldest ballparks and give their respective teams and fan base an identity, and the former holds lessons for the latter. “The one thing I noticed with both Fenway and the Cubs is the...

Manny Being Manny
Manny Being Manny

Manny Being Manny

Ben McGrath gets a bead on the affably subversive, obviously brilliant slugger

(Newser) - The New Yorker's Ben McGrath finagled an astounding nine minutes with Manny Ramirez, the notoriously fractious and endlessly fascinating Red Sox slugger. In the interview the reclusive Ramirez embodies all the myths about him: He's deeply personal, funny, petulant, and cryptic—besides being, arguably, "the greatest hitter of his...

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