Spring Training!

The Boston Red Sox are down in Fort Myers, Florida, right now, getting in shape for the regular season. Did you know that in 1943, at the height of World War II, the Olde Towne Team held spring training on the Medford/Somerville campus? Check out this 1942 newspaper clipping noting the Sox’ decision to train just a few miles north of Fenway Park — perhaps the northernmost spring training ever held.

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