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From the archives | April 22

Red Sox hit four straight home runs vs. Yankees

Homers help seal 7-6 win

Home runs always have gone over big around here.

Buck Freeman was one of the 20th century’s first certified sluggers. The Babe. Jimmie Foxx. The Thumper. Jackie Jensen. Dick Stuart. Tony C. Yaz. Jim Rice. Manny. Big Papi. I’m sure you could name 10 more. (Rico! Pudge! Tony Armas hit 43!) Fenway and homers just seem to go together.

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