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July 26, 1968
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Fenway Park had a different look on Aug. 17, 1960, when the national convention of Jehovah's Witnesses converged on the park.
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Ted Williams took a moment to pose for a photo with a fan on July 4, 1960.
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Williams rounded the bases after a home run in his final at-bat on Sept. 28, 1960.
Williams addressed the crowd on the day of his final game.
The Red Sox struggled to attract fans to Fenway Park for much of the 1960s. Only 2,466 fans turned out for this game on April 11, 1962.
Catcher Bob Tillman celebrated with Earl Wilson after the pitcher threw a no-hitter at Fenway Park on June 26, 1962.
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Fenway Park was shining from above in this May 20, 1964, night game.
Dave Morehead fired a no-hitter for the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sept. 16, 1965.
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Team owner Tom Yawkey and his wife, Jean, watched the game from their Fenway Park box on Sept. 18. 1965.
Bat day thrilled fans on April 30, 1967.
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Teammates huddled over Tony Conigliaro after the Red Sox slugger was beaned on Aug. 17, 1967.
Teammates converged on Jim Lonborg, center, after he led the Red Sox to a win in the 1967 season finale.
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Manager Dick Williams got a celebratory shower after the Red Sox won the 1967 pennant.
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Carl Yastrzemski, right, and Tom Yawkey were all smiles after capturing the AL pennant in 1967.
The Red Sox drew in legions of new fans with their "Impossible Dream" season of 1967.
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Dick Williams shared a moment with Cardinal Richard Cushing on Oct. 11, 1967, when the Red Sox played Game 6 of the World Series against the Cardinals.
Rico Petrocelli, Yastrzemski, and Reggie Smith, from left, were all smiles after each belted home runs in Game 6.
Williams congratulated Cardinals skipper Red Schoendienst after St. Louis won Game 7 of the World Series.
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Senator Eugene McCarthy, running for president, made a campaign stop at Fenway Park in 1968.
The Fenway Park grounds crew was at work laying new sod down in March 1968.
Fenway Park served as the home to the Boston Beacons professional soccer team in 1968.
The grounds crew rolled the tarp after rain forced the end of a game on June 2, 1968.
Snow covered Fenway Park on Feb. 12, 1969.
Yawkey stopped by the Red Sox clubhouse to chat with Yastrzemski on Aug. 20, 1969.