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Josh Beckett of the Boston Red Sox throws against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on July 25, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts.
(Jim Rogash / Getty Images)

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Go Johnny Go, Go, Go

Johnny Pesky enjoys a ceremony in which his Boston Red Sox uniform number 6 is retired prior to the start of a MLB game against the New York Yankees at Fenway park in Boston, MA Sunday, September 28, 2008.
(John Bohn / Globe Staff)

Red Sox Retire That Pesky No. 6
Photos: No. 6 Ceremony | Pesky Retrospective

"I can't get over how it got up there. Because I wasn't Hall of Fame material. But I played with some great guys, and I was great coat hanger. I was hanging on to Ted and Bobby and Dom [DiMaggio]. We had so much fun and played so well together." -- 9.28.08, Johnny Pesky after the ceremony

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Boston Herald:

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Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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