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Martha Coakley, seeking 2010 redemption, pays visit to Fenway

In the annals of momentous returns to Fenway, it probably does not rank with Bill Buckner’s emotion-drenched homecoming in 2008, nor with Ted Williams’s cap-doffing appearance at the All-Star game nine years before that.

But when Martha Coakley — whose derisive remarks about the efficacy of campaigning outside the lyric little bandbox during her 2010 US Senate campaign were regarded as a new height for out-of-tune campaigns — gripped and grinned on Yawkey Way Wednesday, she still had something to play for.

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