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Field of sports facts

By June Wulff
Globe Staff / April 14, 2010

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True or false: Ben Franklin was one of Boston’s first great athletes. There’s a connection between the Curse of the Bambino, Babe Ruth’s former Sudbury farmhouse, and a Manny Ramirez foul ball. Fenway Park was once the home of a team called the Yankees and hosted outdoor basketball featuring the Harlem Globetrotters. The Boston Marathon was not always 26.2 miles ... (Full article: 108 words)

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