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Sept. 24, 1952

Clif Keane, Boston Globe Red Sox beat reporter beat reporter for years, was not shy about blending his perspective into routine copy. So, when the Red Sox and Yankees were rained out at Fenway Park on a bleak Tuesday, Keane slip in a wisecrack on how the first-place Yanks and fifth-place Sox weathered the storm.

Keane and a fellow scribe were leaving the park when they noticed some Yankees getting some running in on the rain-soaked outfield. Johnny Sain was getting some work in, with Ralph Houk doing the catching.

“No wonder those guys win pennants – and will win their fourth (straight) later this week. Incidentally, though it was their own park, there were no Red Sox players out there doing their darndest to keep in shape. While the Yankees were toiling in the rain, the Red Sox were playing hearts.”

Ouch …

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