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World Series Champion Red Sox Return for Home Opener

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

by JIMMY GOLEN, Associated Press

BOSTON (WGGB/AP) — The Boston Red Sox are getting ready to celebrate their third World Series title in a decade.

The Red Sox will play their home opener at Fenway Park on Friday. The Milwaukee Brewers will be in town to watch the defending champions receive their rings and raise another championship banner.

The Red Sox say the pregame ceremony will last about an hour and honor not just the current champions but also make note of the remarkable era in Boston sports history. The city’s four major professional sports teams have won eight championships since 2002.

The team will also acknowledge the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and hold a moment of silence for the two firefighters who died in a Back Bay fire last week.

ABC40′s Dave Madsen is at Fenway and will have complete coverage throughout the day on ABC40 News.

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