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Red Sox Memories: The day that Big Papi put Boston on his back

It’s impossible to talk about the 2013 season without bringing up the horrible tragedy that occurred on April 15th. It was the day of the Boston Marathon which is also known as Patriots’ Day, in remembrance of the battles of Lexington and Concord. The day is also signified with an early morning (11:05) Red Sox game to get the city going.

That year’s game lasted just a hair over three hours which allowed it to finish prior to the events that would soon change the city. At 2:49 PM, two bombs would detonate near the finish line of the Marathon injuring hundreds and killing three.