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‘Joy of Sox’ explores the science, spirituality of Red Sox fandom

If you want next season’s Red Sox to improve, you might want to consider your metaphysical role in the game.

That’s right, Sox fans. Your hopes and prayers for the boys of summer translate into something real, even measurable, according to psychiatrist Eric Leskowitz, who lives in Needham. And they can affect whether or not the home team delivers.

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