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From the archives | April 12

Red Sox start like champions

The World Champions made a successful start in their 1916 campaign yesterday in beating the Athletics, 2 to 1, in the opening game at Fenway Park.

The fans who took chances on the weather saw a splendid fight between last year’s leaders and the 1915 champions who dropped to last place a year ago and while the Red Sox’ margin of victory was small, it was quite enough.

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