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erik jacobs for the boston globe (above); andrew hurlbut (below)Tony Woodcock (above), president of the New England Conservatory, practiced hard before throwing the honorary first pitch at a Red Sox game (below). erik jacobs for the boston globe (above); andrew hurlbut (below)Tony Woodcock (above), president of the New England Conservatory, practiced hard before throwing the honorary first pitch at a Red Sox game (below).
By Emma Brown
Globe Correspondent / October 5, 2008

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Tony Woodcock's knees shook as he stood in the middle of the diamond at Fenway Park last spring. The prospect of bungling the honorary first pitch at a Sox game in front of 40,000 fans was plain terrifying for the 56-year-old Brit, who grew up in Wales playing cricket. (Full article: 1346 words)

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