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Sneaking into Fenway a thrill for some youngsters

In 2006, security at Fenway Park was tight for the sold-out dream matchup between former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez, then with the New York Mets, and current Boston star pitcher Josh Beckett.

Josh Earle, a 16-year-old from Roslindale, and his buddy Sean Driscoll of Hyde Park had neither tickets nor money. They were standing on Van Ness Street paying far too much attention to an 11-inch gap below the fence next to Rem Dawg’s hot dog stand on Yawkey Way.

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