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Fenway Park was in a New York State of mind last week with the Mets and Yankees in town.

Some have claimed the passion of these traditional rivalries has diminished over the years.

We found just the opposite, both on and off the field. Here’s a visual report:

David Ortiz chatted with the "hat lady," Lynne Smith, and her husband, Gary, on the Monster seats.
David Ortiz chatted with the "hat lady," Lynne Smith, and her husband, Gary, on the Monster seats.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Alex Cora said "too many thoughts going through my head” during the national anthem.
Alex Cora said "too many thoughts going through my head” during the national anthem.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge warmed up during pregame festivities.
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge warmed up during pregame festivities.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Yankee fans gloated as their team swept the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Yankee fans gloated as their team swept the Red Sox at Fenway Park.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Xander Bogaerts was congratulated by Jose Iglesias after hitting a home run.
Xander Bogaerts was congratulated by Jose Iglesias after hitting a home run.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Bobby Dalbec, before the Red Sox lost the second game of the series to the Yankees.
Bobby Dalbec, before the Red Sox lost the second game of the series to the Yankees. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
A youngster covered his head with a popcorn bucket when the Yankees took a 6-0 lead in their 8-3 victory on Friday.
A youngster covered his head with a popcorn bucket when the Yankees took a 6-0 lead in their 8-3 victory on Friday.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Xander Bogaerts had a few fans.
Xander Bogaerts had a few fans.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Christian Vazquez tagged out Mets first baseman Pete Alonso.
Christian Vazquez tagged out Mets first baseman Pete Alonso.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Xander Bogaerts writhed in pain after fouling a ball off his foot. He stayed in the game and delivered a hit.
Xander Bogaerts writhed in pain after fouling a ball off his foot. He stayed in the game and delivered a hit.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
Alyssa Chojnicki (left) of New Britain, Conn., and Jeff Skipper of East Hartford, Conn. had competing loyalties. “For now we’re good, but it depends on the game. We might go home separately,” Choinicki said.
Alyssa Chojnicki (left) of New Britain, Conn., and Jeff Skipper of East Hartford, Conn. had competing loyalties. “For now we’re good, but it depends on the game. We might go home separately,” Choinicki said. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
A Red Sox fan found he had a friend in the Red Sox players signing autographs before the game.
A Red Sox fan found he had a friend in the Red Sox players signing autographs before the game.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
The scene at Lansdowne Street outside Fenway Park before a Red Sox-Yankees game.
The scene at Lansdowne Street outside Fenway Park before a Red Sox-Yankees game.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff
A view of the bleachers before a Red Sox-Mets game served as a reminder of last year when there were no spectators.
A view of the bleachers before a Red Sox-Mets game served as a reminder of last year when there were no spectators.Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Stan Grossfeld can be reached at stanley.grossfeld@globe.com.