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From the archives | 2006

Members of 1946 Red Sox reunited 60 years later

They rode in a pair of 1946 Ford convertibles, cars that Johnny Pesky admitted “we could never afford.”

In a nostalgic Charles Steinberg production at the home opener yesterday, six of the seven living members of the 1946 AL champion Red Sox threw out first pitches albeit from a distance a few feet shy of 60 feet 6 inches. But for the most part, Pesky, Eddie Pellagrini, Bobby Doerr, Dave “Boo” Ferriss, Charlie Wagner, and Don Gutteridge had the time of their lives being reunited at Fenway Park, where their careers took a memorable turn 60 years ago.

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