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’90s Red Sox sexual abuse case rekindled

2 men seek $10m, accuse late clubhouse manager

On Aug. 22, 1991, Sox clubhouse manager Donald Fitzpatrick asked 16-year-old Charles Crawford to report early from his Dorchester home to Fenway Park.

Crawford, a student at St. Sebastian’s School in Needham, treasured his summer job with the Sox. He rubbed elbows with some of the franchise’s greatest players: Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs, Ted Williams.

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