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Ted Williams thrills the Fenway Park crowd in his debut on April 23, 1939, despite a 12-8 loss to the Philadelphia A's. (AP)
Ted Williams thrills the Fenway Park crowd in his debut on April 23, 1939, despite a 12-8 loss to the Philadelphia A's. (AP)

Today, Boston's Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, celebrates its 100th anniversary with a ceremony and a game against the NY Yankees.

Robin pays tribute by recalling her talk with one of the Red Sox's greatest stars: the late Ted Williams, the left-fielder who played his entire career for the team and who was the last Major League player to bat over .400 in a single season.

Robin also wanted to point out this piece in the Baseball Almanac: John Updike’s classic ode to the Splendid Splinter and the Lyric little bandbox that is Fenway Park.

This segment aired on April 20, 2012.

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