Sport: Once Again into the Breach

The Boston Red Sox resume the chase of the Yankees

Don Zimmer stakes out the morning sun and sweeps his eyes across the deserted ballpark. October has given way to spring, the quirky confines of Fenway Park to the symmetry of a Florida practice field ringed with orange trees. "All winter long, I kept seeing Bucky Dent," the Boston Red Sox manager says. He squints once, hard, and the memory rolls in again: Dent, the ninth man in the New York Yankee lineup lofting a fly ball over the towering left field wall in Fenway,...

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