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From the archives | May 10

Nomar Garciaparra’s two grand slams lead Red Sox

Nomar Garciaparra has owned a Red Sox uniform for less time -- 982 days -- than the thousand days JFK was president, playing in a town that understands that his tales of youth and promise, hope and glory, will shimmer long after he leaves the antiquated stage that is Fenway Park.

But for all he already has done that seems touched by myth, the 25-year-old Garciaparra did something last night he had never done before.

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