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From the archives | June 13

Red Sox win in first Fenway night game

The Red Sox inaugurated night baseball at Fenway Park last night in a fashion pleasing to Bostonians when they tipped over the White Sox, 5-3, before a bear capacity gathering of 34,510.

Had Abner Doubleday witnesses certain portions of the performance he might not have recognized the game he started. The Red Sox, picked up a half game on the leading Detroit Tigers, had a big fifth inning when they came up with five runs on a combination of walks, errors and infield hits. It was the Red Sox’ fourth straight win.

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