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From the archives | Sept. 22

Record crowd near 49,000 jams Fenway Park

Boston was established beyond all doubt yesterday as the greatest baseball city in the universe, when a record crowd of close to 49,000 persons filled every available space in Fenway Park to watch the Red Sox and New York Yankees play a double-header on which hinged nothing more than the practically settled fourth-place standing of the local club.

It was estimated that 10,000 more were turned away.

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