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BOSTON, MA - APRIL 11: Drew Pomeranz #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches to Mark Trumbo #45 of the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning at Fenway Park on April 11, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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Fenway Park.

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Anticipating a visit to Fenway Park this weekend, I reminisced about 1967 when three Wayland teenagers attending a July game invested $1.75 for game 161 on Sept. 30. Scalpers offered us $35 on game day. George Scott’s home run landed feet away in the centerfield bleachers. Game 162 made history.

— JOHN GRIFFIN, Northborough

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