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Monday, March 05, 2018

Primer Dugout (and link of the day) 3-5-2018

Washington Times, March 5, 1918:

The Red Sox are to share Braves Field with George Stallings’ National League club this year. Work will be started on a new clubhouse within a few days. Fenway Park, situated in the Fenway, now a handsome residence section, is today worth twice as much as it was when the American League moved there from Huntington avenue a few years ago.
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The overhead costs of Braves Field have caused President Haughton and his associates to extend an invitation to the Red Sox to share the larger ball park.

It seems incomprehensible now that the Sox could have permanently moved to Braves Field, demolished Fenway, and sold the land.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: March 05, 2018 at 10:22 AM | 27 comment(s)
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