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PHOTOS: Early Red Sox and Fenway

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Paul Lannin & Dorothy, Ban Johnson, owner J.J. Lannin & wife, 1915

Paul Lannin & Dorothy, Ban Johnson, owner J.J. Lannin & wife, 1915

Red Sox team photo, 1916

Red Sox team photo, 1916

Boston vs. New York at Polo Grounds, World Series, 1912

Boston vs. New York at Polo Grounds, World Series, 1912

Hick Cady, 1912

Hick Cady, 1912

Cy Young, July 23, 1908

Cy Young, July 23, 1908

Patsy Donovan, Red Sox manager, 1911

Patsy Donovan, Red Sox manager, 1911

Red Sox team photo at World Series, 1912

Red Sox team photo at World Series, 1912

Red Sox coming onto the field, World Series, 1912

Red Sox coming onto the field, World Series, 1912

Harry Hooper, 1916

Harry Hooper, 1916

Harry Hooper, 1914

Harry Hooper, 1914

Boston AL owner Joseph Lannin and manager Bill Carrigan, 1916

Boston AL owner Joseph Lannin and manager Bill Carrigan, 1916

Babe Ruth, 1919

Babe Ruth, 1919

Sam Agnew, 1918

Sam Agnew, 1918

Sam Agnew, 1918

Sam Agnew, 1918

"Smoky Joe" Wood, 1913

"Smoky Joe" Wood, 1913

Tris Speaker, September 28, 1912

Tris Speaker, September 28, 1912

Babe Ruth, 1919

Babe Ruth, 1919

"Smoky Joe" Wood at Fenway Park, 1913

"Smoky Joe" Wood at Fenway Park, 1913

Sam Agnew, 1918

Sam Agnew, 1918

Babe Ruth, Bill Carrigan, Jack Barry, Vean Gregg, 1916

Babe Ruth, Bill Carrigan, Jack Barry, Vean Gregg, 1916

Boston Red Sox team photo, October 4, 1915

Boston Red Sox team photo, October 4, 1915

Denton True "Cy" Young, 1902

Denton True "Cy" Young, 1902

Red Sox rooters, 1915

Red Sox rooters, 1915

Fenway Park, September 1914

Fenway Park, September 1914

Duffy Lewis, 1912

Duffy Lewis, 1912

All photos/art by Library of Congress

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