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Calling a foul on fans

With the retirement of longtime Globe sports columnist Bob Ryan, we look back at one of his best works. Penned in August 2006, after our home team lost five in a row to the Yankees, he takes Red Sox Nation to task for lashing out with anger and blame.

FREE E-BOOK This and 43 other columns by Bob Ryan — one for each year he wrote for the Sports section — is available to Globe subscribers as an e-book. To download the book on your iPad, Nook, or Kindle or to get a PDF on your computer, go to bostonglobe.com/insiders/ebook. You will find other free Globe e-books there as well.

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