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Christopher L Gasper

John Henry was Cardinals fan as a boy

Long before Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry invested in the commodities market and developed the trading model that would make him a billionaire, he was deeply emotionally invested in another business — St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

That’s right. There is not only a Cardinals fan in our midst at 4 Yawkey Way, but at the top of the Red Sox masthead. Well, a recovering Cardinals fan now.

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