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Bill Buckner, Red Sox Scapegoat Later Embraced By Fans, Dies

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President Trump holds up a Red Sox team jersey that was presented to him by outfielder J.D. Martinez Thursday at the White House. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Donnie Gardiner works behind the scenes at Fenway Park to keep the ballpark operating smoothly. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Fenway Park is Over 100 Years Old — Donnie Gardiner Keeps It Running

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The Boston Red Sox celebrate their 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 to win the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on Sunday night. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images hide caption

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"We can't stop here, this is bat country!" Max Muncy of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an 18th inning walk-off home run early Saturday on a pitch from Nathan Eovaldi of the Boston Red Sox to win Game Three of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price winds up to throw Wednesday night during Game 2 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park in Boston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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The Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Núñez reacts after hitting a three-run home run Tuesday night during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series in Boston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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The Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers celebrates his three-run home run Thursday against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Yawkey Way, outside Fenway Park, was named for the late, former Boston Red Sox owner, Tom Yawkey, who was known for his philanthropy, but also for what was a racist ball club. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Boston Changes 'Yawkey Way' To 'Jersey Street' After Concerns Over Racist Legacy

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Calvin Hennick (right) attends a Red Sox game with his son, Nile, and his father-in-law, Guy Mont-Louis, at Boston's Fenway Park. Hennick reported a white fan who he said made a racist remark about a Kenyan woman who sang the national anthem. Courtesy of Calvin Hennick hide caption

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Boston Red Sox's Jonny Gomes places the championship trophy and a Red Sox baseball jersey at the Boston Marathon Finish Line during a pause in their World Series victory rolling rally in Boston on Saturday. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Hey man, that's sensitive: Mike Napoli of the Boston Red Sox pulls teammate Jonny Gomes' beard after hitting a three-run homer in Game 4 of the 2013 World Series in St. Louis. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara points to the sky as he and his teammates celebrate their World Series victory Wednesday. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Mike Pesca wraps up the World Series

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For Game 6, the World Series returns to Boston's Fenway Park, where the home team hasn't clinched a championship since 1918. Here, Red Sox players warm up in front of the Green Monster. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Papi is red hot: Boston's David Ortiz has driven the Red Sox to a 3-2 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Goldman talks with Steve Inskeep about the Series

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Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, a designated hitter in American League ballparks, played first base in St. Louis during the 2004 World Series. He'll do the same for Game 3 of the series Saturday. Al Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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The rout begins: Boston's David Ortiz, No. 34, scores in the first inning of Wednesday's World Series game against St. Louis. Mike Napoli's double brought in three runs, and the Red Sox were on the way to an 8-1 win. Rob Carr/Getty Images hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Mike Pesca recaps Game 1 of the Series

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