The Empty Seats Made More Noise ...

Empty seats with some fans in the stands in the ninth inning. The Tampa Bay Rays plays the Boston Red Sox in game three of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 at Fenway.
(Stan Grossfeld / Boston Globe Staff)

Than the Fat Cats at Fenway Last Night
The Early-to-Leave Pink-Hatted Crowd
Was Quieter Than the Sox Banjo Bats

Fenway Could Use a Few More Men and Women Like Matt Hagan Tonight

Matt Hagan, of Madison, Conn., is known as The 10th man down in the right field corner. Here, Hagan tries to fire up the Fenway troops in the seventh inning when the Red Sox mounted a brief rally.
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Gotta Bring the Noise If You Want to Beat the Rays
Photos: The Scene at Fenway for Game 3

Shaughnessy: Rays Bring Sox and Fans Down to Earth

"The Rays completely took the crowd out of the game. The Fenway unfaithful booed captain Varitek when he popped up to end the fourth, but for most of the night the ancient yard sounded like the quiet car on the Acela. In the ninth, Fenway looked like Gillette Stadium three weeks ago when the Dolphins went ahead, 38-13. Talk about your alternative universes." -- 10.13.08, Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe

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