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Is there ever really crying in baseball?

Current and ex-Red Sox players shed light on whether their sport ever has caused an outpouring of emotion. Such stories aren’t overflowing — and many never would play the old bawl game

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Maybe Tom Hanks was wrong when he uttered the famous movie line, “There’s no crying in baseball.”

Actually, there is crying in baseball, although it’s certainly not out in the open, like Wade Boggs bawling in the Red Sox dugout after the 1986 World Series.

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