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Fenway Park ball grounds. Exterior. George Grantham Bain Collection.

Without looking at today’s photo, can you use the following clues to figure out what today is?

One hundred years ago today Fenway Park had its first professional game and became the much beloved home of the Boston Red Sox.  That first game, Boston played (and beat) the New York Highlanders, later known as the Yankees – their biggest rival.  Later that year, they beat another New York team, the Giants, to win the World Series.

For more information, Major League Baseball has developed a web site for Fenway’s anniversary with videos on the people and the traditions.

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