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Happy 100th, Fenway Park

Dad, sis and me I’ve been to Fenway Park several times over the years (seeing the Yankees twice, once more than I’ve seen the Red Sox in the Bronx), but the first trip wasn’t for a game. My family stopped to visit my mom’s cousin in Arlington, Mass., on our way up to Maine (our

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From ND to MLB: Billy Burke

One hundred years ago today — Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1911 — the Boston Rustlers arrived at Chicago’s West Side Grounds for a getaway day doubleheader against the Cubs. It would be the 11th and 12th games in the last nine days on the Rustlers’ current road trip, one that would last another 12 games and

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An overdue trip to Fenway

Sky lights May 22, 2009   Fenway Park always makes me think of Iowa. W.P. Kinsella set “Field of Dreams” in Iowa, yet one of the pivotal scenes takes place in Boston, when Ray Kinsella takes Terrence Mann to a baseball game at Fenway Park. Why Fenway? Why have the protagonist drive nearly 1,200 miles

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Old home week for some Mets

The Mets seem to be on a reunion tour, or a You Can Go Home Again tour. Bon Jovi could sponsor it. First, it was Carlos Delgado in Toronto, where he went 3-for-11 with two runs, a double and an RBI in the Mets’ three-game series at the Rogers Centre. Now it’s on to Boston,

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