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Tommy Holmes, star outfielder, embodiment of Boston Braves

Tommy Holmes (right), celebrating a World Series win with Warren Spahn (center) and Bob Elliott. Mr. Holmes played a decade with the Boston Braves. Tommy Holmes (right), celebrating a World Series win with Warren Spahn (center) and Bob Elliott. Mr. Holmes played a decade with the Boston Braves. (ap/file 1948)
By Marvin Pave
Globe Correspondent / April 15, 2008

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Tommy Holmes, who drove home the winning run in the first game of the 1948 World Series for the Boston Braves, had a special relationship with the fans who sat in the "jury box" bleachers along the right-field line at Braves Field in Allston. (Full article: 755 words)

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