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45 seasons and counting for Bentley baseball coach Bob DeFelice

Bob DeFelice stood in the batting cage at the Red Sox minor league camp in Ocala, Fla., nervous, sweating, and not knowing what to expect from the authoritative voice analyzing his swing.

DeFelice, beginning his 45th season as the head baseball coach at Bentley University, at the time was a promising catching prospect out of Winthrop High and Boston College.

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